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Gall
This practice note considers the applicable legal principles in respect of an application for a springboard injunction as well as key takeaways for employers seeking to protect their businesses when key employees depart.
Gall
Post-termination restrictions ("PTRs") are commonly found in employee's contracts to restrict the activities of a former employee following termination of his employment.
Cooley LLP
Hong Kong SAR Government has implemented stricter immigration control and public health measures to help enterprises and individuals during the epidemic.
Gall
Working from home has become increasingly popular in the wake of Covid-19 (coronavirus).
Gall
Working from home has become increasingly popular in the wake of Covid-19 (coronavirus). This article examines the legal implications of working from home.
Gall
Employers may be making more redundancies than usual as Hong Kong finds itself facing a time of political and economic uncertainty.
Mayer Brown
Amid the current outbreak of Covid-19 and as authorities ramp up preparations to handle possible contagion, so too must employers. Hong Kong is no stranger to handling virus outbreaks.
Gall
Employers may be making more redundancies than usual as Hong Kong finds itself facing a time of political and economic uncertainty.
lus Laboris
The times at which statutory annual leave is granted shall be determined by the employer after consultation with the employee.
Mayer Brown
As COVID-19 spreads its way around the world it is anticipated that more and more businesses will begin to feel the pain of a slowdown in the global economy.
Dentons
After more than six months of protests, the Hong Kong economy has been dealt yet another devastating blow with the spread of the Coronavirus.
Mayer Brown
The employer will need to grant the employee sick leave in accordance with the Employment Ordinance and/or the relevant contract of employment.
Mayer Brown
Experience says taking preventative measures, remaining vigilant and preparation are key.
Gall
The Labour and Welfare Bureau (the "Bureau") has recently announced measures to extend the statutory maternity leave in Hong Kong from 10 weeks to 14 weeks.
Mayer Brown
On 27 December 2019, the Employment (Amendment) Bill 2019 (the "Bill") was gazetted by the Hong Kong Government.
Mayer Brown
Asia's legal and human resources advisors are often required to function across multiple jurisdictions.
Mayer Brown
The case of Law Ting Pong Secondary School v. Chen Wai Wah highlights the importance of having a carefully considered provision covering the termination of the contract of employment before employment commences.
Dentons
On June 14, 2019, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance handed down an interlocutory decision in McLarens Hong Kong Ltd v. Poon Chi Fai, Corey & Or, [2019]
Herbert Smith Freehills
The scope for springboard injunctions in Hong Kong has been confirmed by the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (CFI) as extending to circumstances where contractual
Gall
There has been much commentary (and confusion) in the news and on social media about employees' absences from work due
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