Nick Gall and Ashima Sood have contributed the 2020 Hong Kong Chapter on Asset Recovery for Lexology Getting The Deal Through. The publication provides expert summaries of the laws and regulations which have been developed to freeze and repatriate the proceeds of fraud and corruption, and Gall's Hong Kong chapter explores both civil and criminal asset recovery.
Andrea Randall and Joni Wong recently provided updates on their Practical Law Q&A guide to pensions law in Hong Kong for Pensions Global Guide. The Q&A gives a high level overview of the key practical issues including: state pensions; supplementary pensions; funding and solvency requirements; tax on pensions; business transfers; participation in pension schemes; and employer insolvency and overall scheme solvency.
Andrea Randall and Joni Wong recently contributed the Hong Kong chapter to Legal 500's Employee Incentives 2nd Edition Country Comparative Guide where they explored laws and regulations of Employee Incentives practice in Hong Kong including incentive plans, share options, compensation and legal requirements.
Hong Kong has long attracted business to its shores thanks to its robust, independent and highly respected legal system. Investors enjoy a high degree of confidence that they will be able to resolve their disputes through litigation and arbitration. Hong Kong, however, has been trying for more than a decade to grow the commercial space’s appetite for mediation as an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanism.
Caroline McNally and Chantelle Woo outline the steps to register and enforce England and Wales maintenance orders in Hong Kong in the context of the growing number of international families, amidst recent changes in procedure. The new procedure for enforcement of a maintenance order in Hong Kong by way of judgment summons is complex and will take time to be dealt with by the Hong Kong Courts.
Nick Gall, Evelyn Chan, Kenix Yuen and Kritika Sethia recently contributed the Hong Kong chapter for Chambers Litigation 2019 Second Edition Guide where they covered topics including: litigation funding, initiating a law suit, discovery, trials and hearings, settlements, damages and judgements, appeals, costs and alternative dispute resolution.
Hong Kong has been long established as one of the world’s leading centres for dispute resolution. Strategically positioned at the heart of the Asia-Pacific region, Hong Kong boasts a thriving economy, a highly developed legal infrastructure and benefits from a wealth of both local and international expertise across all sectors.
Stan Cheung and Nick Gall recently wrote an article on “Resolving a Dispute – Initial Considerations” for LexisNexis where they explored key factors and preparation to be taken before commencing litigation. As part of our collaboration with LexisNexis Adriel Wong also wrote a piece on “Substituted Service by Social Media” and Ashima Sood wrote about “International Enforcement of Default Judgements”.
Chambers Global Practice Guides provide in-house counsel with expert legal commentary on the main practice areas in key jurisdictions around the world.The guides focus on the practical legal issues affecting business and enable the reader to compare legislation and procedure across a range of key jurisdictions.
It is common to find employers imposing post-termination restraints (“PTRs”) on employees in order to restrict the post-termination activities of the employees with the aim of protecting the employer’s businesses.Post-termination restrictions are often used by employers to restrict an employee from: joining competitors; poaching employees; soliciting clients or customers; or dealing with clients or suppliers.