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19 April 2018
Cases involving warrants or the lack of them in law enforcement search and seizure contexts are relatively few and far between. But in its recent judgment in the case of Chun Sang Plastics Company Limited v Commissioner of Police and Secretary for Justice [2018] HKCFI 661, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance’s (“CFI”) had to consider a somewhat unusual compensation claim arising from a situation where the police seized property without a search warrant.
23 March 2018
The fact that the work of sponsors in listings have been a major regulatory focus of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in recent times is well known. Recent proposed and actual changes to the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (SEHK) listing regime appears to add to or confirm the extent of sponsor’s duties in the listing process. They are:
2 March 2018
Australia recently became the sixth country in Asia to require some form of mandatory notification to the relevant authorities and/or affected individuals in the event of a data breach. In this article we consider the genesis of data breach notification laws in the US, the similarities and differences across affected countries in Asia Pacific and how it compares to the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into effect in May this year.

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