News & Media

06Feb2024

The Hong Kong Market Entry Playbook: Business Establishment

Hong Kong has a long history of being a business-friendly location to set up both as a regional business hub and to access the sophisticated local market. In the next of a series of articles exploring the attraction of Hong Kong as a regional and…Read More

02Feb2024

Tanner De Witt seeks a Family Associate (2-4 PQE)

Tanner De Witt’s Family Practice is seeking an enthusiastic solicitor to join their team.  This role is an opportunity for a junior lawyer to grow his or her practice within an established firm and with the support of experienced and award-winning practitioners.   Tanner De…Read More

29Jan2024

The Hong Kong Market Entry Playbook: The legal foundations

Hong Kong has a long history of being a business-friendly location to set up both as a regional business hub and to access the sophisticated local market. In the first of a series of articles exploring the attraction of Hong Kong as a regional and…Read More

24Jan2024

Tim Au and Adrian Au have been recognised as Hong Kong’s most influential lawyers under 40 by Hong Kong Business Magazine

We are thrilled to announce that our partners Tim Au and Adrian Au have been recognised as Hong Kong’s most influential lawyers under 40 by Hong Kong Business Magazine. Congratulations to Tim and Adrian!

22Jan2024

Question: I am going through a separation or divorce. Can I travel with my children overseas? 

At the start of a New Year, parents may be looking to enjoy overseas travel with their children, especially during their long school holidays. It is important to plan ahead and seek agreement with your co-parent to prevent any travel disappointments, delays, or cancellation costs. As…Read More

18Jan2024

Tanner De Witt is delighted that our law firm has achieved consistent recognition in Chambers and Partners Greater China Region Guide 2024

Tanner De Witt is delighted that our law firm has achieved consistent recognition in Chambers and Partners Greater China Region Guide 2024. We are honoured to have maintained top-notch rankings for an impressive 14-year stretch. Big congratulations to our exceptional team for earning this well-deserved recognition. Restructuring & Insolvency:…Read More

17Jan2024

Pamela Mak, the Head of our Dispute Resolution Department has been named in The A List 2023-2024: Growth Drivers

Happy to share that Pamela Mak, the Head of our Dispute Resolution Department has been named in The A List 2023-2024: Growth Drivers by the China Business Law Journal that identifies elite lawyers in Hong Kong and other cities in the PRC.

10Jan2024

The regulatory framework for virtual asset-related activities in Hong Kong

As Hong Kong positions itself as a leading Web3 centre for Asia, there is increasing interest among licensed intermediaries in Hong Kong to add investment products with exposure to virtual assets to their client service offering. In this article, Pádraig Walsh and Shirley Kong from…Read More

09Jan2024

VATP regulation in Hong Kong: The VATP Guidelines

As part of its application for a virtual asset trading platform (VATP) licence in Hong Kong, the applicant must demonstrate full compliance with conditions and guidelines of the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC). This is required both to obtain the VATP licence, and then as…Read More

21Dec2023

Our Restructuring and Insolvency Practice is acknowledged in Global Restructuring Review’s GRR100 2023

We are pleased to share that for the fifth year running our Restructuring and Insolvency Practice is acknowledged as a key player and remains the sole Hong Kong-centred firm in Global Restructuring Review’s GRR100 2023 compilation of the world’s leading law firms for cross-border restructuring and…Read More

20Dec2023

The regulatory framework for security token offerings in Hong Kong

On 2 November 2023, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) published two circulars that outlined and updated regulatory framework for security token offerings in Hong Kong. In this article, Pádraig Walsh, who leads our Fintech practice group, summarises the key points of these circulars and…Read More

19Dec2023

Adoption of UBI

The use of Unique Business Identifier (“UBI”) has been widely adopted around the world as it allows governments and businesses to identify entities more easily and effectively, and enables exchange of data across government departments and businesses. Starting from 27 December 2023, the Hong Kong…Read More