Pádraig Walsh

10Jan2020

PE Firms and Family Offices on the SFC Radar: An Update on SFC Licensing in Hong Kong

The Securities and Futures Commission in Hong Kong (SFC) actively engaged with the private equity sector in 2019. The purpose was to highlight securities licensing requirements that affect private equity (PE) fund managers and family offices in Hong Kong. On 7 January 2020, the SFC…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

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

07Aug2019

Padraig Walsh appears on prominent Data Privacy Detective podcast

Corporate Commercial Partner Pádraig Walsh recently had the pleasure of appearing as a guest on prominent privacy podcast Data Privacy Detective. This is the second podcast that Padraig has recently recorded with regards to data privacy: to listen to the first one where Padraig discusses…Read More

05Aug2019

Legal update: Privacy, Politics and Protests: Perspectives on privacy issues in Hong Kong

Personal data privacy is often seen as one of the lesser legal rights in this part of the world. You are in a coffee shop, and click through the free wifi Terms of Use. You’re using a new site to buy an experience holiday, and…Read More

17Jul2019

Legal update: What you need to know about convertible loan notes

This article was originally published on Zegal.com as “Everything You Need To Know About Convertible Loan Notes”. My present favourite startup financing document is the convertible loan note. Ask me next week, and it will be something else. The convertible loan note has enough good…Read More

15Jul2019

Padraig Walsh and Tara Chan attend RISE Conference 2019

Corporate Commercial Partner Padraig Walsh and Solicitor Tara Chan were in attendance at this year’s RISE Conference, which was held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on 9 to 11 July. Known as “the largest tech conference in Asia”, this year’s conference gathered…Read More

05Jul2019

Pádraig Walsh records Meet the Member podcast with PrivacyRules

Corporate Commercial Partner Pádraig Walsh recently joined PrivacyRules, the only worldwide alliance with a holistic tech & legal approach to privacy matters. To celebrate his membership, Padraig recorded a ‘Meet the Member’ podcast with PrivacyRules’ Alessandro Di Mattia. In the podcast, Pádraig and Alessandro  explore…Read More

27May2019

Tanner De Witt to host CanCham panel on The Future of the Workplace

We are delighted to announce that an upcoming panel by The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong will be held at our office. Titled ‘The Future of the Workplace: Trends and Impact on Work and Lifestyles’, the panel will feature four speakers with varying…Read More

30Apr2019

Tim Drew and Pádraig Walsh attend 29th IPBA Annual Meeting and Conference in Singapore

Corporate Commercial Group Partners Tim Drew and Pádraig Walsh were in Singapore earlier this month to attend the Inter-Pacific Bar Association’s 29th Annual Meeting and Conference. Themed “Technology, Business and Law – Global Perspectives”, the conference examined the legal challenges arising from global regulatory and…Read More

24Apr2019

Tanner De Witt hosts two-part Tech Talk series on Security Token Offerings

A select group of industry insiders gathered at the Tanner De Witt office over two Wednesdays (10 and 17 April) to attend our two-part TDW Tech Talk event series “A toolkit for conducting a Security Token Offering”. The first part of the event series saw…Read More

25Feb2019

Tanner De Witt to host Hodl A Drink: the Blockchain Week Edition

We are delighted to announce that we are hosting the Blockchain Week edition of Hodl A Drink, a monthly networking meetup organised by Crypto IB. The meetup will be held at our office from 7pm on Tuesday 5 March; it is an official side event…Read More