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18Sep2020

Legal update: Two equality rights cases ruled on by High Court on 18 September 2020

The High Court today handed down two decisions concerning same-sex rights in Hong Kong. Ng Hon Lam Edgar v Secretary for Justice [2020] HKCFI 2412 In the Judgment of the Honourable Mr Justice Anderson Chow, the High Court today ruled in favour of Mr Edgar…Read More

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

17Sep2020

Tanner De Witt sponsors Healthcare Compliance Summit and Foreign Investment Law Conference series in Shanghai

Tanner De Witt attends as Gold Sponsor another remarkable China-focused conference series in Shanghai. Corporate and Commercial solicitor Peter Tang, currently based in Shenzhen, joined The Annual China Cross-border Litigation Conference, The Annual China Healthcare, Pharmaceutical & Life Science Industry Compliance Summit and The Annual…Read More

16Sep2020

I do… agree to get divorced

My spouse and I agree to dissolve our marriage. Should I file a petition based on the fact of One Year Separation with Consent or should we apply under for divorce under a joint application? If you and your spouse have to come to agreement…Read More

15Sep2020

BMC v BGC formerly known as WCY [2020] HKCA 317

In an interesting decision handed down recently, the Court of Appeal dismissed a father’s appeal brought against a first instance judgment dismissing his application for the return of his child to the USA from Hong Kong. The application for return was brought under the Child…Read More

11Sep2020

Change is coming: Proposed Mandatory Data Breach Notice Requirements in Hong Kong

On 20 January 2020, the Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau, in collaboration with the Privacy Commissioner of Hong Kong, provided its report on recommended changes to personal data privacy law in Hong Kong. In another in his series looking at the implications of the proposed…Read More

10Sep2020

Jan Willem Möller attends Cross-border Debt Restructuring Forum 2020

Partner Jan Willem Möller attended Asian Legal Business’ Cross-border Debt Restructuring Forum 2020, which was held virtually on 3 September 2020. The forum took place over a day, and featured panels on topics such as: Safeguarding Creditor’s Debt Enforcement Rights to Ensure Successful Asset Recovery…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

08Sep2020

Jan Willem Möller moderates DutchCham webinar on National Security Law

Partner Jan Willem Möller recently moderated a Dutch Chamber of Commerce webinar on the National Security Law and related foreign sanctions. Held on 27 August, the webinar featured Mini vandePol, Head of the APAC Compliance and Investigations Group at Baker McKenzie. Mini fielded questions on…Read More

07Sep2020

Press release: Tanner De Witt bolsters arbitration practice with appointment of Kevin Warburton

For media: Download a PDF copy of this press release at this link. Tanner De Witt announces with great pleasure the appointment of Kevin Warburton as Partner to join our arbitration practice. The appointment is effective today, Monday 7 September 2020. Prior to joining Tanner De Witt,…Read More

04Sep2020

Joanne Brown and Kim Boreham featured in Expat Living magazine

Partners Joanne Brown and Kim Boreham have been featured in Expat Living Magazine‘s Autumn issue in an article about families and the pandemic. As Head of the Family and Private Client practice, Joanne answered some readers’ questions on how to navigate tricky family situations created/exacerbated…Read More

02Sep2020

Press release: Tanner De Witt celebrates 100% trainee retention rate and welcomes 2020 intake

For media: Download a PDF copy of this press release at this link. Hong Kong law firm Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce that it is retaining 100% of its trainees who are due to qualify in 2020, after all three trainees have accepted solicitor positions…Read More