Hong Kong Lawyers

18Sep2020

Asialaw 2021 rankings announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce Asialaw’s 2021 rankings of domestic law firms which can be found here. All practices and lawyers have maintained their rankings from the previous year. Our 2021 awards are as follows: OutstandingLabour & EmploymentRestructuring and Insolvency Highly RecommendedCorporate and…Read More

09Sep2020

River Stone presents to Shanghai Stock Exchange, Hong Kong Representative Office

Corporate and Commercial Partner and Head of our China Practice Group River Stone hosted a virtual presentation to the Hong Kong Representative Office of the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) on Friday 4 September. During the presentation, River shared his insights on the Limited Partnership Fund…Read More

27Aug2020

Blast from the past

Unearthed from the archives, a vintage GIF from 2004… Sometimes, it is important to look back in order to look forward.

19Aug2020

Press release: Landmark Hong Kong Court of Appeal decision confirms protection for all employees

For media: Download a PDF copy of this press release at this link. In a watershed Court of Appeal decision serving to protect the rights of all Hong Kong employees, the Court has found that the employer GF Capital (Hong Kong) Ltd wrongfully withheld pay…Read More

07Aug2020

What Schrems II means for EU data transfers to Hong Kong

On 25 June 2013, Maximillian Schrems, an Austrian national, applied to the Data Protection Commissioner in Ireland to prohibit Facebook from transferring his personal data to the United States. Seven years later, that application has resulted in a judgement of the European Court of Justice…Read More

31Jul2020

Enforcement of Judgment or Order by way of Charging Order and recent decided cases

Introduction Where a creditor has obtained a judgment or order against a debtor, the creditor can enforce the judgment or order by imposing a charging order on the properties as set out in section 20A of the High Court Ordinance (Cap. 4) (“HCO”), which are:-…Read More

23Jul2020

Tanner De Witt’s family lawyers attend HKFLA talk on surrogacy and legal parenthood

On 20 July 2020, members of Tanner De Witt’s Matrimonial and Family Law Department attended a talk on ‘Surrogacy and Legal Parenthood: Latest Developments in Hong Kong’ organised by the Hong Kong Family Law Association (“HKFLA”).  The members’ talk was presented by Mr. Hectar Pun…Read More

18Jun2020

Ian De Witt and Jeff Lane speaking at Thought Leaders FIRE virtual event

Partners Ian De Witt and Jeff Lane will be speakers at Thought Leaders FIRE Asia Virtual event on 30 June and 1 July.  Jeff’s session on 30 June is, “The Crucial First Few Hours” and begins at 5:05 pm HKT and will cover best practices…Read More

29May2020

Key project team members for a Security Token Offering

Security token offerings (“STO”) are a next-generation financing model that combine the benefits of blockchain technology with traditional fund raising.  As with any fundraising exercise, conducting an STO can be stressful.  The stress is increased as the novelty of STOs makes the process more opaque. …Read More

14May2020

Hong Kong Wage Subsidy Update 3 – HK Government releases further details on application process for Employment Support Scheme (ESS)

UPDATE 5: 12 June 2020 – Hong Kong Wage Subsidy Update 5 – Reminder: Deadline to apply for 1st tranche of Employment Support Scheme (ESS) closes on Sunday, 14 June 2020 at 23:59 HKT UPDATE 4: 19 May 2020 – Hong Kong Wage Subsidy Update…Read More

24Apr2020

Covid-19: Can children be separated from parents during quarantines?

Government protocol to manage Covid-19 is to quarantine and hospitalise all positive Covid-19 cases and to isolate all close contacts.  For many parents, the fear of being separated from their children, or of their children facing the trauma of hospitalisation or quarantine on their own,…Read More

08Apr2020

Tanner De Witt wins China Business Law Award 2020

We are delighted to announce that our firm has won an industry award from the China Business Law Journal’s China Business Law Awards 2020.  This accolade is a feature of the April issue of China Business Law Journal. The China Business Law Awards are an aggregation of…Read More