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12Dec2018

Legal update: SFC reprimands and fines SFM HK Management Limited HK$1.5 million over illegal short selling

Case Background The Securities and Futures Commission announced on 6 December 2018 that it has reprimanded and fined SFM HK Management Limited (“SFM”) for HK$1.5 million for its naked short selling, contrary to section 170 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (“SFO”). SFM is licensed…Read More

04Dec2018

Results of 2019 Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted once again to be recognised by Chambers & Partners in their 2019 Asia-Pacific Guide for each of its main practice areas in particular its Band 1 rankings for Restructuring and Insolvency and Labour and Employment. 2019 Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific Guide Corporate/M&A: Independent Hong Kong Firms (Band…Read More

30Nov2018

Legal update: What’s the problem with “gweilo” and various local slangs applied to certain ethnicities?

A discrimination claim was recently lodged with the District Court in Hong Kong by a British construction worker, against his former employer, after his employment was terminated, alleging he was racially harassed and treated less favourably by his employer and his colleagues because of his…Read More

28Nov2018

Tanner De Witt Tech Talks: Lessons from the Gig Economy: Its Rise, Fall… and Rise?

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE It started as the technological utopia of the sharing economy. Now, we have the gig economy business platform designed to enable freelance work for hire. Is the vision tarnished, or has reality set in? In this TDW…Read More

21Nov2018

Press release: Tanner De Witt appoints Michael Kot and Mark Chiu, boosting its employment practice

PRESS RELEASE Wednesday 21 November 2018 For immediate release Tanner De Witt announces with great pleasure the appointment of Michael Kot and Mark Chiu as the newest members of the Employment department. The practice has a Band One ranking from Chambers and Partners. Michael qualified…Read More