13 Nov 2020

Application of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) in Hong Kong

Apart from our Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (“PDPO”), the European Union’s GDPR which takes effect from 25 May 2018 is an important breakthrough in our data privacy legislation having considered its wide geographical application and the severe monetary penalty to be imposed, as shown in a recent Germany’s case that €35.3 million fine was imposed against an international retailer which adopted inappropriate measures in monitoring and processing the personal data of several hundred employees at one of its branch in Nuremberg.

4 Nov 2020

Mr. Terence Lau, Senior Associate, Presents Webinar on IPO at Lex Omnibus

Mr. Terence Lau, Senior Associate of our Corporate Finance Department, hosted a CPD webinar for the topic “IPO101: An Overview of a Listing Offer” on 15 October 2020. In this course, Terence offered a detailed explanation of listing criteria as well as suitability for listing. The syllabus dissected IPO projects and included topics such as reorganisation, due diligence, prospectus drafting and share offer. The webinar also gave an overview of the IPO process pre-IPO investment.