Protect Your Brand – FAQ on Trademark Registration in Hong Kong
Business,Business Advice,Hong Kong,Intellectual Property,Regional Law

Reading Time: 3 minutes#1 .  What counts as a trademark? A trademark usually takes the form of a logo that would serve as distinctive corporate identity. It may consist of text and numbers, as well as more intangible elements such as colour, sound, smell and shape. The full definition according to the Intellectual Property Department (IPD) of Hong […]

Lawyers in Hong Kong- Kristi Swartz from Bryan Cave LLP
Features,Hong Kong,Lawyer Features,Regional Law

Reading Time: 6 minutesIn this Lawyers in Hong Kong feature, we interview Kristi Swartz, Managing Partner of Bryan Cave LLP Hong Kong. Kristi concentrates her practice in corporate finance and securities. She has experience with SFC and HKEx Listing and compliance issues. She has acted for, and successfully defended, both companies and Directors (to include INEDS) on enquiries and investigations […]

Lawyers in Hong Kong- Dominic Wai from ONC Lawyers
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Reading Time: 3 minutesIn this Lawyers in Hong Kong feature, we interview Dominic Wai, Partner of ONC Lawyers.  Dominic’s practice focuses on advising clients on matters relating to anti-corruption, white-collar crime, law enforcement, regulatory and compliance matters in Hong Kong, including advice on anti-money laundering. He also handles cases involving corporate litigation, shareholders’ disputes and insolvency matters, defamation cases, […]

Lawyers in Hong Kong- Janice Chew from JC Legal
Features,Hong Kong,Lawyer Features,Regional Law

Reading Time: 3 minutesIn this Lawyers in Hong Kong feature, we interview Janice Chew, Principal and Solicitor of JC Legal.  Janice was qualified as an advocate and solicitor in Malaysia in 2008 and as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 2014. She specializes in commercial litigation and transactions, intellectual property, shareholder disputes, insolvency, employment and compliance in Asia. She now […]

Amendments to Securities and Futures (Professional Investor) Rules Expected to Take Effect on 13 July 2018
Business,Business Advice,Hong Kong,Legal Updates,Regional Law

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe Securities and Futures (Professional Investor) Rules (PI Rules) will be amended to incorporate modifications previously granted by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) under section 134 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (SFO). The amended PI Rules are expected to come into effect on 13 July 2018, subject to the legislative process. The amended […]