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ONC Newsletter April 2019

ONC Lawyers
Hong Kong

LEGAL UPDATE
Insolvency & Restructuring
Singapore court recognised US bankruptcy proceedings as foreign main proceedings despite company being registered in Singapore
Regulatory & Compliance
The SFC’s most severe disciplinary actions taken against sponsors
Employment, Privacy & Discrimination
What can you do if a camera in a taxi or hailed car captures your private actions and the video goes viral?
Employment dispute concerning payment of contract-end gratuity arising from inappropriate statements made at forum
Criminal Litigation
Court of Final Appeal confirms “obtaining access to computer with a view to dishonest gain” should not apply to a person’s own devices
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
How far does litigation privilege protect clients’ internal communications on settlement?
Parties to arbitration in Hong Kong can apply for interim measures in Mainland China
Shipping & Logistics
Inadequate passage plan could amount to unseaworthiness of the vessel
Competition Law & Practice
Can an internal non-legal representative of a litigant be a member to a confidentiality ring?
Insurance & Personal Injury
Former dental officer awarded substantial damages in compensation for injuries sustained due to excessive workload
FIRM NEWS
ONC Lawyers has launched of our official WeChat account – ONCLawyers
ONC advised on the listing of International Alliance Financial Leasing Co., Ltd.
Mr Dominic Wai will participate as a speaker in the “Smart Strategies for SMEs – Opportunities and Risks” conference organised by AmCham HK
Mr Ludwig Ng chaired the Restructuring and Insolvency Faculty lunch seminar on insolvency practitioners’ personal liability for costs in litigation
Seminar on MNCs and international law organised by the Asian Academy of International Law held at ONC Lawyers’ office premises
Mr Lawrence Yeung attended the IP Protection Regime and Legalisation of Business Environment Forum in Shenzhen as a roundtable discussion speaker
Mr Dominic Wai moderated a panel on privacy and security at the ISACA Asia Pacific CACS Conference 2019
Mr Michael Szeto and Mr Dominic Wai participated in the panel discussion on anti-corruption in the 2019 ACC Asia Pacific Annual Meeting
Mr Dominic Wai contributed an article to an IR Global publication on successful negotiations
Mr Dominic Wai’s comments on data issues in modern investigations quoted in a Hong Kong Lawyer article
ONC staff went hiking in Little Hawaii Trail
ONC DIY Watch Workshop

 

法律新知
清盤及重組
新加坡法院承認在美國進行的關於新加坡註冊公司的破產程序為外國主要程序
金融及證券規管
證監會對保薦人採取歷來最嚴重的紀律行動
僱傭、私隱及歧視
假如你被的士或電召車的車廂鏡頭拍攝了私人影片並瘋傳,可以怎麼辦?

因在論壇發表不當言論而引起的約滿酬金僱傭糾紛

刑事訴訟
終審法院確認「不誠實取用電腦罪」不適用於自己的裝置
訴訟及調解爭議
客戶就和解問題進行的內部通訊,在多大程度上享有訴訟保密權?

在香港仲裁的當事人可在中國內地申請臨時措施/保全

航運及物流
欠缺充分航線規劃可構成船隻不適航
競爭法例與實務
訴訟人內部的非法律代表可否成為保密圈子成員?
保險及人身傷亡
前政府牙醫就工作過勞受傷獲巨額賠償
本所動態
柯伍陳律師事務所微信公眾號正式啟用--ONCLawyers
柯伍陳律師事務所就國際友聯融資租賃有限公司的上市出任法律顧問
衞紹宗律師將於香港美國商會舉辦的中小企商機與風險會議中擔任講者
伍兆榮律師為重組及清盤學院主持午間講座探討清盤清盤從業員的個人訟費責任
亞洲國際法律研究院於本所辦事處舉行跨國公司和國際法講座
楊先恒律師赴深圳出席知識產權論壇擔任圓桌論壇講者
衞紹宗律師在 ISACA 亞太區電腦稽核、監控及安全會議 2019 主持私隱與安全問題討論環節
司徒肇基律師及衞紹宗律師參與 2019 年 ACC 亞太周年會議的防貪法規小組討論
衞紹宗律師為 IR Global 刊物撰文分享成功的商談合約秘訣
《香港律師》文章引述衞紹宗律師就現代調查中的個人資料問題的評論
柯伍陳律師事務所同事到小夏威夷徑遠足
柯伍陳律師事務所手錶工作坊

 

法律新知
清盘及重组
新加坡法院承认在美国进行的关于新加坡注册公司的破产程序为外国主要程序
金融及证券规管
证监会对保荐人采取历来最严重的纪律行动
雇佣、私隐及歧视
假如你被的士或电召车的车厢镜头拍摄了私人影片并疯传,可以怎么办?

因在论坛发表不当言论而引起的约满酬金雇佣纠纷

刑事诉讼
终审法院确认「不诚实取用电脑罪」不适用于自己的装置
诉讼及调解争议
客户就和解问题进行的内部通讯,在多大程度上享有诉讼保密权?

在香港仲裁的当事人可在中国内地申请临时措施/保全

航运及物流
欠缺充分航线规划可构成船只不适航
竞争法例与实务
诉讼人内部的非法律代表可否成为保密圈子成员?
保险及人身伤亡
前政府牙医就工作过劳受伤获巨额赔偿
本所动态
柯伍陈律师事务所微信公众号正式启用--ONCLawyers
柯伍陈律师事务所就国际友联融资租赁有限公司的上市出任法律顾问
卫绍宗律师将于香港美国商会举办的中小企商机与风险会议中担任讲者
伍兆荣律师为重组及清盘学院主持午间讲座探讨清盘清盘从业员的个人讼费责任
亚洲国际法律研究院于本所办事处举行跨国公司和国际法讲座
杨先恒律师赴深圳出席知识产权论坛担任圆桌论坛讲者
卫绍宗律师在 ISACA 亚太区电脑稽核、监控及安全会议 2019 主持私隐与安全问题讨论环节
司徒肇基律师及卫绍宗律师参与 2019 年 ACC 亚太周年会议的防贪法规小组讨论
卫绍宗律师为 IR Global 刊物撰文分享成功的商谈合约秘诀
《香港律师》文章引述卫绍宗律师就现代调查中的个人资料问题的评论
柯伍陈律师事务所同事到小夏威夷径远足
柯伍陈律师事务所手表工作坊

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