News & Media

11Nov2019

Legal update: SFC clarifies obligations on licensed corporations using cloud-based storage for keeping records with “external electronic data storage providers”

Under section 130 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap 571) (SFO), a licensed corporation shall not, without the Securities and Futures Commission’s (SFC) prior written approval, use any premises for keeping records or documents relating to the carrying on of the regulated activity for…Read More

10Nov2019

Tanner De Witt supports the 2019 Kiwi Ball as Gold Sponsor

Hong Kong’s Kiwi population descended onto the Renaissance Harbour View Hotel on Saturday 9 November for the annual ANZ Kiwi Ball, an evening of enjoyment and friendship between the city’s residents from New Zealand and their friends. Now in its eighth year, this year’s Kiwi…Read More

04Nov2019

Pádraig Walsh moderates panel at ITechLaw 2019 Conference in Dublin

Corporate Commercial Partner Pádraig Walsh was recently in Dublin to attend the International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw)‘s 2019 European Conference in Dublin, Ireland. Held over three days at The Shelbourne Hotel, the conference featured sessions on cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, data privacy and many more topics…Read More

01Nov2019

Tanner De Witt seeks Employment Lawyer (2-8PQE)

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Tanner De Witt is a business law firm based in Hong Kong. The firm provides legal services to clients worldwide who have business interests in Hong Kong, China and the Asia Pacific Region. We…Read More

25Oct2019

Tanner De Witt competes in Annual IWIRC Charity Quiz 2019

On Wednesday 23 October 2019, burger restaurant Beef & Liberty was transformed into a hub of competitive energy courtesy of IWIRC Hong Kong‘s Annual Charity Quiz Night. Fifteen teams participated in this event, including our very own, the Beyonce Know Alls! Our team was composed…Read More

23Oct2019

Proud to be a Sponsor of LAWASIA 32

Tanner De Witt is pleased to announce our sponsorship of LAWASIA’s 32nd Annual Conference in Hong Kong. Several of our Partners–Ian De Witt, Russell Bennett, Edmond Leung–will be in attendance during the 3 day event from 6-8 November 2019. Hong Kong has experienced many recent…Read More

17Oct2019

Q&A with Joanne Lam – Matrimonial Lawyer

Joanne is a Solicitor in our Family and Private Client team having joined Tanner De Witt in March 2017 and completed her two year training contract. Before embarking on her legal career, Joanne worked as a journalist in Hong Kong covering global business trends with a…Read More

16Oct2019

Self care during a divorce

Going through a divorce can be a particularly difficult and trying time. Although expert legal advice can offer guidance and support with the legal jargon, paperwork and proceedings, what other assistance is available to a family in helping them cope with the challenges of divorce?…Read More

14Oct2019

Jeff Lane attends FraudNet Conference 2019 in Beirut

Tanner De Witt Partner Jeff Lane recently attended FraudNet’s 30th International Conference, which was held at the Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut from 10 to 12 October 2019. This year’s conference was themed Asset Recovery, Confiscation and Anti-Fraud Measures in the Banking System. Held over three days,…Read More

07Oct2019

Legal update: the Singapore Mediation Convention

The United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 20 December 2018, and was signed by 46 States in Singapore on 7 August 2019. Unsurprisingly, the Convention is commonly referred to as the “Singapore Mediation Convention”. The purpose…Read More

05Oct2019

Tanner De Witt attends Private Client Forum Asia 2019

Members of the firm’s Family and Private Client, Wills and Trusts Department attended the Private Client Forum Asia that was held at the St Regis, Wan Chai, Hong Kong on 20 September 2019. Delegates from across the globe attended the conference, with panel speakers from…Read More

04Oct2019

Tanner De Witt seeks Family and Private Client Legal Secretary 2+ years’ experience

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Tanner De Witt seeks a pro-active, organised, enthusiastic and experienced candidate to join our law firm’s Family and Private Client Practice as Legal Secretary. Responsibilities: Provide full spectrum of secretarial support to a team of…Read More