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Chambers Asia Pacific 2018 - Leading Firm


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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.
12 February 2018
The Year of the Rooster is about to end. We wish you all a happy, prosperous and (in terms of dealing with regulatory inquiries) uneventful upcoming Year of the Dog.
22 January 2018
Welcome to the latest edition of our Hong Kong Medical Law Brief, and our first in 2018.
22 January 2018

1. Patient safety is a global issue and paramount to the healthcare profession.
11 January 2018
The coming into effect of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018 will introduce important changes requiring greater vigilance over compliance if fines are to be avoided.
30 November 2017
On 14 November, Kennedys were thrilled to host two inspirational female leaders from the London market. Dawn Miller (CEO of AXA Insurance Company) and Mary O’Connor (Head of Client, Industry and Business Development Global Head of Financial Institutions, Willis Towers Watson) participated in our second ‘Women in Insurance’ event, hosted in London by Kennedys’ partner Suzanne Liversidge.
25 October 2017
Welcome to the latest edition of Hong Kong Personal Injury Brief.
10 October 2017
Successful claims for discrimination on the basis of sex, family status, race and disability in Hong Kong can result in damages being awarded to the Claimant, including compensation for ‘injury to feelings’.
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