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The EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment14/04/2021
The Reimbursement of Maternity Leave Pay Scheme goes live09/04/2021
More Holidays in Hong Kong16/03/2021
Recording - COVID-19 Vaccinations and Employment Issues: Views from China, Hong Kong, India and Singapore12/03/2021
Eversheds Sutherland Corporate tracker – key legislation26/02/2021
The shape of things to come - What to expect in the Year of the Ox16/02/2021
US Target China's National Offshore Oil Corporation with Export Sanctions 26/01/2021
US Target China's National Offshore Oil Corporation with Export Sanctions26/01/2021
Brexit: knowing where you stand - Understanding the EU-UK trade deal 解析英国-欧盟贸易合作协议及其影响 21/01/2021
Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal Provides Further Guidance on the Sex Discrimination Ordinance in the “Long Hair” Case 18/01/2021
Updates on the Implementation of the New Laws on Maternity Leave18/01/2021
Working From Home – The Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner’s Practical Guidance for Employers and Employees on Data Security and Personal Data Protection18/01/2021
COVID-19 - Visa Extension Applications by Non-Permanent Residents Outside Hong Kong18/01/2021
The Importance of Right Timing – No Delay in Application for Injunction to Restrain Former Employees from Competing18/01/2021
China Unveils New National Security Review Measures For Foreign Investment11/01/2021
Unpacking US-China sanctions and export control regulations: practical compliance strategies04/01/2021
Unpacking US-China sanctions and export control regulations: practical compliance strategies04/01/2021
The EU-China BIT Negotiation and the Position of Chinese SOEs as Investors 欧盟-中国双边投资条约的谈判以及中国国有企业作为投资者的身份 30/12/2020
Hong Kong proposes licensing regime for virtual asset service provider11/12/2020
Congress passes bipartisan legislation requiring Chinese and other firms listed on US exchanges to meet US audit standards09/12/2020
Congress passes bipartisan legislation requiring Chinese and other firms listed on US exchanges to meet US audit standards09/12/2020
Trump Administration bans transactions involving publicly traded securities of designated Chinese military companies30/11/2020
Trump Administration bans transactions involving publicly traded securities of designated Chinese military companies30/11/2020
SEC amends “accredited investor” definition - A comparative look at the positions in US, UK and Hong Kong26/11/2020
Draft Personal Data Protection Law Released in PRC19/11/2020
Hong Kong Court of Appeal upholds bonus payment and restricts employers’ right to make deductions27/10/2020
Parent Company Held Liable as Joint Employer of Subsidiaries’ Employees21/10/2020
Changes to Hong Kong maternity rights coming in December19/10/2020
Illuminating the new normal - Asia-Pacific legal counsel in a time of unprecedented change08/09/2020
China set to widen pilot trials of central bank digital currency 中国将更广泛地开展央行数字货币试点测试03/09/2020
Asia - An international perspective – Views on key issues from around the globe01/09/2020
The Limited Partnership Fund Ordinance comes into operation31/08/2020
Part 4 – Overview of the limited partnership fund: So long, partner-ship – dissolution and winding up options28/08/2020
Part 3 – Overview of the limited partnership fund: Safe harbors for limited partners24/08/2020
Coronavirus - Hong Kong Government Issues Guidance on Dealing with a confirmed CoVID-19 case in the Workplace - Hong Kong17/08/2020
Part 2 - Overview of the limited partnership fund: LPF Registration 10114/08/2020
China publishes Draft Data Security Law 中国发布了《数据安全法(草案)》14/08/2020
Part 1 - Overview of the limited partnership fund: How does Hong Kong match up to the Cayman Islands and Singapore?07/08/2020
New visa route for British National (Overseas) Citizens04/08/2020
Patent linkage and patent term compensation are coming to China31/07/2020
Putting paperless court proceedings into action – Court Proceedings (Electronic Technology) Bill passed24/07/2020
China has started pilot trials of central bank digital currency 中国先行展开央行数字货币试点测试16/07/2020
Hong Kong passes bill to increase maternity leave from 10 weeks to 14 weeks16/07/2020
The Limited Partnership Fund: A new fund structure for Hong Kong14/07/2020
More Stringent Requirements for Hong Kong Occupational Retirement Schemes Introduced06/07/2020
Hong Kong anti-discrimination ordinances now apply more broadly24/06/2020
IOSCO consults on new proposed principles on outsourcing11/06/2020
Health check: Do you know what your licensed corporation is doing overseas?27/05/2020
Hong Kong Employment Support Scheme: What you need to know22/05/2020
HK Government further refines its Employment Support Scheme14/05/2020
China issues New Cybersecurity Review Measures13/05/2020
Competition Tribunal adopts “structured methodological approach” to penalties06/05/2020
Coronavirus: Further conditions imposed on the Hong Kong Government’s Employment Support Scheme - Hong Kong24/04/2020
Black Swan Alert: Oil Price Collapse 24/04/2020
An Asia Pacific Guide to Force Majeure23/04/2020
Coronavirus - Employment law update – China22/04/2020
To (Re)pay or Not to (Re)pay21/04/2020
Coronavirus: Hong Kong Government provides more details on the Employment Support Scheme - Hong Kong17/04/2020
Coronavirus - Hong Kong Government provides more details on the Employment Support Scheme - Hong Kong 17/04/2020
Can’t Litigate? Let’s Arbitrate14/04/2020
Coronavirus: Hong Kong Employers, travel industry receive support – Hong Kong09/04/2020
Coronavirus - Travel industry receives support – Hong Kong09/04/2020
Coronavirus – Impact on AGMs – Hong Kong08/04/2020
Coronavirus – Impact on AGMs – Hong Kong08/04/2020
When does private no longer mean private? Implications of a challenge to the SFC’s accessing of digital devices in an investigation01/04/2020
Coronavirus - Supply chain disruption - Global27/03/2020
Black Swan Alert: Closure of Philippines Stock Exchange and Record Low Base Rates - Impact on Hedging and Financing Documents20/03/2020
Coronavirus - The use of Personal Data in connection with Covid-19 – Hong Kong18/03/2020
香港监管机构就COVID-19大流行下上市公司刊发业绩公告及年度报告的相关指引摘要18/03/2020
Mar 2020 - ESAPA Client eNewsletter17/03/2020
Courts Returning to Business - Hong Kong03/03/2020
Coronavirus - Employment law update - Hong Kong27/02/2020
Disclosure of Beneficial Owners of Counterparties in Corporate Transactions27/02/2020
Three Rivers runs through it - Consequences of applying the dominant purpose test to legal advice privilege 20/02/2020
New ESG requirements for Hong Kong listed issuers17/02/2020
The shape of things to come - What to expect in the Year of the Rat14/02/2020
Coronavirus - initial global contractual issues relating to outbreak in China03/02/2020
Coronavirus - key legal challenges and solutions for the international energy industry03/02/2020
Changes on the horizon in 2020: China and Hong Kong’s proposed reforms to data protection, cyber security and Internet content regulation24/01/2020
Hong Kong Government introduces bill to increase maternity leave from 10 weeks to 14 weeks16/01/2020
The Importance of Structuring Employee Termination Payments 16/01/2020
DOJ further aligns Export Control and Sanctions Enforcement Policy with FCPA enforcement practices14/01/2020
2020 - The year to get licensed - A new start for PE firms and family offices10/01/2020
A step closer to paperless court proceedings - Court Proceedings (Electronic Technology) Bill07/01/2020
Show me the Money! - The SFC Moves to Regulate Depositaries of SFC-authorised Collective Investment Schemes11/12/2019
Dec 2019 - ESAPA Client eNewsletter 05/12/2019
Hong Kong: A Safe Seat for India-Related Disputes?25/11/2019
Hong Kong’s Electronic Business Related Arbitration and Mediation Platform18/11/2019
Preventing an employee from backing out before the commencement date22/10/2019
Dangerous seas ahead - the California Consumer Privacy Act and litigation risk15/10/2019
Now In Force: Hong Kong – Mainland Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitration Proceedings02/10/2019
GRR Article - Mutual Recognition between China and Hong Kong30/09/2019
Tightening the Rules of Backdoor Listings16/09/2019
E-banking continues to be targeted by criminals – HKMA alerts banks on recent cyber security incidents13/06/2019
Hong Kong’s European network of Memoranda of Understanding 07/06/2019
Lift off for Hong Kong’s Competition Regime23/05/2019
Self-reporting made easy? New e-form by SFC to submit para. 12.5 Notifications20/05/2019
Bangladesh: ES advises on award-winning, first-in-country solar pv financing for Technaf Solartech, paving the way for three new wind projects with a total capacity of 150 MW17/05/2019
Data Privacy Implications of the use of CCTV Footage in the press24/04/2019
Hong Kong Court Finds Enforcement of Arbitration Award Barred by Section 4(1)(c) of the Limitation Ordinance Cap 34717/04/2019
Hong Kong Court Continues Anti-suit Injunction to Restrain PRC Proceedings 17/04/2019
Hong Kong Court Refuses Leave to Appeal on Question of Law and Clarifies the Application of Schedule 2 of the Arbitration Ordinance Cap 609 17/04/2019
Apr 2019 - ESAPA Client eNewsletter 15/04/2019
A guide to the current and proposed foreign investment regimes in the UK, Germany, EU, US and China18/02/2019
Corporate tracker – key legislation12/02/2019
Jan 2019 - ESAPA Client eNewsletter 31/01/2019
Huawei arrest may impact trade war truce between China and the United States07/12/2018
California Regulates the Internet-Of-Things30/11/2018
Nov 2018 - ESAPA Client eNewsletter26/11/2018
SFC enhances its regulatory framework to manage crypto-asset risks02/11/2018
Important win for SFC as Appeal Court says SFC does not have the burden of proof in proceedings before the MMT15/10/2018
Global employment briefing: China and Hong Kong, October 201803/10/2018
China and Hong Kong Employment Law Update03/10/2018
SFC reminded firms to maintain financial well-being against systemic risk28/09/2018
Shortening the long arm of the law –the Second Circuit limits the extraterritorial reach of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act04/09/2018
Jul 2018 - ESAPA Client eNewsletter27/07/2018
China further relaxes restrictions on foreign investments10/07/2018
Key takeaways from the 9th International Infrastructure Investment and Construction Forum25/06/2018
Global employment briefing: Hong Kong, June 2018 12/06/2018
Legal Alert: CFTC takes steps to increase regulatory oversight of virtual currency markets05/06/2018
China Cybersecurity Law One Year On01/06/2018
Employment Legal Update – May 201830/05/2018
Hold on to your hats! Russia moves on counter-sanctions18/05/2018
Getting the Deal Through: Dominance 2018 - Hong Kong16/05/2018
Legal Alert: New York attorney general launches fact-finding inquiry into trading platforms for virtual currencies23/04/2018
Apr 2018 - ESAPA Client eNewsletter18/04/2018
Investing in Infrastructure Opportunities in Brunei Darussalam09/04/2018
Legal Alert: China faces potential new trade restrictions26/03/2018
SFC’s First ICO Regulatory Action21/03/2018
New listing regime for emerging and innovative companies 08/03/2018
Helping it click into place - Our monthly Asia cybersecurity update02/03/2018
Hong Kong Voluntary Liquidation: recognition granted in landmark US Bankruptcy Court ruling01/03/2018
Significant Controllers and Licensing Regimes08/02/2018
Truth Be Told – Witness Preparation in Singapore, Hong Kong and the United States02/02/2018
Are robo-advisory services the way to go?02/02/2018
Global employment briefing: China, January 201831/01/2018
Global employment briefing: Hong Kong, January 201831/01/2018
China Law Employment Update29/01/2018
Hong Kong Law Employment Update29/01/2018
The Reform of GEM 22/12/2017
Bitcoin Futures Contracts and Related Products – the View from the Securities and Futures Commission21/12/2017
HKMA publishes DLT Whitepaper 2.0 30/11/2017
Banks owe no duty of care to an applicant of an injunction order29/11/2017
New Register of Significant Controllers - Hong Kong 14/11/2017
M&A to outpace IPOs in ASEAN as entrepreneurial ventures mature: Sze-Hui Goh, Eversheds Harry Elias10/11/2017
Conclusions on Joint Consultation on Listing Regulation24/10/2017
SFC raids multiple small caps in Hong Kong's largest financial raid24/10/2017
Brexit: Implications for China’s Restructuring/Insolvency Industry16/10/2017
Personal accountability, culture, risk management: the HKMA rolls out enhanced Corporate Governance and Risk Management regime13/10/2017
Recent developments in the Singapore healthcare sector12/10/2017
China Securitisation: Legal and Rating Developments09/10/2017
Increased global co-operation between financial regulators29/09/2017
Hong Kong Fintech Firms to Play in the Sandbox29/09/2017
Legal Alert: US Treasury Department Imposes New Sanctions on North Korean Financial Institutions28/09/2017
HKEx publishes proposal on delisting companies28/09/2017
New corporate legislations in Hong Kong27/09/2017
SFC Regulating Initial Coin Offerings?07/09/2017
Court of Appeal holds standard non-reliance clause an ‘unconscionable term’, bank liable for investment losses28/08/2017
China launches “Court of the Internet”24/08/2017
Caught between a rock and a hard place, a Hong Kong-Based accounting firm agrees to revocation of its US registration with the PCAOB31/07/2017
Singapore released proposed Cybersecurity Bill for public consultation 21/07/2017
The PRC authorities published draft regulations on cybersecurity for public consultation20/07/2017
The Trump Administration and Chinese Investment in the US13/07/2017
UAE severs diplomatic ties with Qatar15/06/2017
DSFO v ENRC: The English court clarifies and restates the law on privilege in internal investigations12/06/2017
Implementing the HKMA’s Bank Culture Reform Circular12/06/2017
SFC’s Managers in Charge Regime: Deadline for Compliance Draws Near09/06/2017
Treat Customers Fairly: HKMA issues new ‘Dear CEO letter’ to Private Wealth Management Firms08/06/2017
Hong Kong Employment Law update05/06/2017
Global employment briefing: China, June 201701/06/2017
FCA and SFC sign FinTech co-operation agreement between the UK and Hong Kong01/06/2017
Global employment briefing: Hong Kong, June 2017 01/06/2017
CHINA: Getting prepared for the new Cybersecurity Law11/05/2017
Dominance – Hong Kong04/05/2017
Vietnam launches FIT programme04/05/2017
A commentary on So Sau Lai Connie v DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Ltd 25/04/2017
Update on China’s new Cybersecurity Law: more clarity on the restrictions in relation to data transfer outside of China21/04/2017
Getting prepared for the new Cybersecurity Law12/04/2017
Volatility and opportunity: Energy M&A in Asia-Pacific10/04/2017
Hong Kong Competition Commission fires the starting gun on enforcement 27/03/2017
Consultation Paper on Amendments to the Professional Investor Rules in Hong Kong – the SFC Seeks the Industry’s Feedback03/03/2017
Consultation Paper on Proposals to Enhance Asset Management Regulation and Point-of-sale Transparency – Eversheds submits comments on behalf of the industry03/03/2017
Eversheds Sutherland Employment and Pensions App 02/03/2017
A focus on dispute resolution in the Year of the Rooster20/02/2017
Say you’re sorry – The Hong Kong Apology Bill14/02/2017
Standby Letter of Credit: stringent approach in establishing fraud exception14/02/2017
Global employment briefing: China, February 201701/02/2017
Global employment briefing: Hong Kong, February 201701/02/2017
Hong Kong: big changes for pension and severance in the pipeline 18/01/2017
Does Brexit really mean Brexit?12/12/2016
The Competition Ordinance – The Story So Far10/11/2016
Global employment briefing: Hong Kong, October 201604/10/2016
SFC commences Market Misconduct Tribunal proceedings against former CEO of SkyNet Group Limited and related parties for false trading20/09/2016
Accessing foreign investment protection for international construction and engineering projects19/07/2016
What would a Brexit mean for EU businesses operating in the UK?20/06/2016
Hong Kong Court of Appeal confirms employers cannot dismiss to avoid bonus payments01/06/2016
Global employment briefing: Hong Kong, May 201620/05/2016
Global employment briefing: China, May 201620/05/2016
Digital Financial Services: Protecting your business from cyber security threats16/05/2016
Compulsory reinstatement and re-engagement is on the horizon29/02/2016
Global employment briefing: Hong Kong - February 201601/02/2016
Japanese Renewables: Announcement of Draft Report by ANRE Subcommittee on the Reform of Renewable Energy Regulations 26/01/2016
The Restructuring Review - Hong Kong27/10/2015
Working Hours in Hong Kong – Consultation That’s Taking its Time…19/10/2015
Court of Appeal adopts a pragmatic approach to legal advice privilege in Hong Kong 03/08/2015
Countdown to the Competition Ordinance - Hong Kong regime set for full implementation from 14 December 2015 31/07/2015
NDRC delivers record fine in the Chinese automotive sector 12/05/2015
Countdown to the Competition Ordinance - Competition Commission revises its draft Substantive and Procedural Guidelines10/04/2015
Countdown to the Competition Ordinance – The Five Steps to (Compliance) Heaven25/02/2015
Global employment briefing: China, January 201528/01/2015
Mandatory reporting of Over-The-Counter (OTC) derivatives27/01/2015
New SAFE regulations expected to aid offshore bond financings27/01/2015
Widening of anti-discrimination laws27/01/2015
MOFCOM publishes first ever decision relating to failure to file22/12/2014
Hong Kong co-published extraterritorial survey01/10/2014
Opening the gates for outbound investment04/08/2014
China’s Ministry of Commerce announces intention to investigate 80 industries regarding possible anti-competitive conduct23/06/2014
China marks fifth anniversary of its anti-monopoly law with landmark vertical price fixing decision08/11/2013
Guangdong Prohibits Fines or Salary Deduction as Disciplinary Measures03/06/2013
Hong Kong plans Paternity Leave03/06/2013
Jiangsu Amended its Regulations on Labour Contract 03/06/2013
New Draft of Administration Regulations on Entry and Exit 03/06/2013
SAT Provides Clarifications on PE Issues for Secondment 03/06/2013
Tianjin Issues Implementation Regulations on Labour Contract Law03/06/2013