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Presentation for the members of The Law Society of Hong Kong on Ethical Walls for Law Firms

Our Partner Eddy So presented the topic “Ethical Walls for Law Firms” to members of the Law Society of Hong Kong for a Risk Management Education course.  Eddy’s presentation covered the legal and ethical principles relating to establishment of Ethical walls (or information barriers) in scenarios where there is a potential conflict of duty / interest affecting a law firm’s representation of a client.

Date:
6 October 2020
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Legal update – September 2020

Our client bulletin for September 2020 covers the following topics:

  • Data Security and Business Confidentiality – How to use Video Conferencing Services Securely;
  • Directors – the power to refuse registration of a share transfer; and
  • Opportunities for individuals and businesses in Australia: Migration and Tax Update.

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Date:
5 October 2020
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MinterEllison collaborates with Thomson Reuters to launch premium content on Practical Law Hong Kong

MinterEllison is pleased to have collaborated with Thomson Reuters to launch premium content on Practical Law Hong Kong, a highly regarded professional legal resource. Our Partners Fred Kinmonth and Steven Birt and Consultant Caroline L. de Souza contributed and wrote practice notes giving valuable insights into topics such as share sales, asset sales, disclosure letters, record keeping and disclosure requirements; and brand protection, anti-counterfeiting strategies and certain dealings in intellectual property rights.

Synopses of the practice notes are available for viewing at:

Date:
30 September 2020
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Legal update – August 2020

Our client bulletin for August 2020 covers the following topics:

  • Is an arbitration clause a trump card against winding-up petitions;
  • Email fraud; and
  • E-Signatures.

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Date:
31 August 2020

Insurance Regulatory Webinar: Statutory Secrecy under the Insurance Ordinance (Cap.41) and Legal Professional Privilege

On 28 August 2020, our Partner Mr. Eddy So and Associate Ms. Iris Cheng presented a webinar (two sessions; one in Chinese and one in English) for members of The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers on “Statutory Secrecy under the Insurance Ordinance (Cap.41) and Legal Professional Privilege”. The two sessions were well received by a total of over 200 participants.

The participants expressed interest in the topic as reflected in their comments and questions. We are grateful to have received feedback that the webinar was “informative”, “useful” and “offered practical steps”.

Date:
28 August 2020
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