The Hong Kong Market Entry Playbook: Intellectual property

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


Legal Update – HKMA Consultation Conclusions on Crypto-assets and Stablecoins

On 31 January 2023, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (the “HKMA”) issued the consultation conclusions to its discussion paper published on 12 January 2022 (the “Consultation Conclusions”). The Consultation Conclusions provide critical insights into the shape of the HKMA plans for stablecoin regulation in Hong…Read More


Tanner De Witt promotes two solicitors to Partner – Veronica Chan and Tim Au

Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce the promotion of Veronica Chan and Tim Au to the position of Partner with the firm, with effect from Sunday 1 January 2023. The promotion of Veronica and Tim brings the firm’s number of partners to 16 and…Read More


Senior Regulatory Solicitor

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Senior Regulatory and Compliance Solicitor (8-15 PQE) Tanner De Witt is seeking a highly experienced Regulatory Lawyer to champion the Regulation and Compliance Practice, further expanding the depth of our Corporate and Commercial Group….Read More


Tanner De Witt White Collar Crime and Regulatory Lawyer (2-6PQE)

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Tanner De Witt seeks a 2-6PQE Litigator to join its growing Criminal Law, White Collar Crime and Regulatory Practices. This lawyer will support Consultant and Practice Head Philip Swainston. This role is an opportunity…Read More


Overview of early stage and venture capital investment in Hong Kong

1. Startup market overview in Hong Kong 1.1 What is the typical corporate structure of a startup? The common business vehicle used is a private company limited by shares. A private company limited by shares is an independent legal entity which is responsible for its…Read More


What you need to know about personal data privacy in Hong Kong

Introduction Personal data protection is a flash point for controversy, and an increasing area of regulation and compliance. Here is what you need to know about personal data protection in Hong Kong. Q:   Are privacy and data protection recognised by the Basic Law? The Basic…Read More