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Assessing Privacy and Security (QRP Toolkit)

The following is a Quick Reactionary Response Preparedness Toolkit (hereinafter “QRP Toolkit”) prepared by Robinsons, Lawyers. Our Clients are welcome to use the QRP Toolkit on their own or with our input, which is designed to review their internal Private Data Policies and take appropriate follow-up work to improve their QRP preparedness.

Fact Sheet on Initial Coin Offerings (“ICO”s)

WTO GPA Article - Resolution to Government Tender Disputes

In 2017, Robinsons, Lawyers had the pleasure at successfully servicing and representing a Health Care Supply Chain in a Tender Dispute before the Review Body on Bid Challenges. Accordingly, we would like to share with you our experience of The Bid Challenge System established Under The World Trade Organization´s Government Procurement Agreement.

Enforcing foreign judgments in China

Dr. James LAU Kit Hung - Partner
Mr. Stefan Christian Schmierer - Associate Solicitor

With the following newsletter, we will provide you with an update of the legal development in Mainland China.

Using Hong Kong as Gateway to China

Dr. James LAU Kit Hung - Partner
Mr. Stefan Christian Schmierer - Associate Solicitor

We would like to share with our clients the use of Hong Kong as a gateway to Mainland China market. And we will also cover the topic of how Double Taxation Agreements (“DTAs”) between Hong Kong and several foreign (mostly Eu­ropean) jurisdictions benefit investors when they do busi­ness in Mainland China. 

ROBINSONS, LAWYERS BRIEFING October 2017

Dr. James LAU Kit Hung - Partner
Mr. Stefan Christian Schmierer - Associate Solicitor

With the following newsletter, we will provide you with an update of the legal development in Hong Kong in the last few months. The topics cover a wide range of court decisions ranging from a void bonus agree-ment in employment law to directors of companies that were held per-sonally liable for wrongs of their companies.

The "Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information in Tax Matters" and its impact for Hong Kong

Stefan Christian SCHMIERER, LL.M.
Rechtsanwalt (Attorney at Law), Germany
Solicitor, Hong Kong
first published in the magazine of the German Chamber of Commerce of Hong Kong in June 2017

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), introduced in July 2014 the “Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information in Tax Matters (AEOI”) in order to prevent offshore tax evasion by individuals and corporate entities shifting financial assets to jurisdictions with low tax rates. This legal framework became commonly known as the “Common Reporting Standard (CRS)”. 

We are proud to announce that Robinsons Lawyers were awarded the “Caring Company” Award

We are proud to announce that Robinsons Lawyers were awarded the “Caring Company” Award (the “Award”) by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service in recognition of our outstanding performance and commitment in corporate social responsibility and volunteering work for the community, the employees and the environment for the past year.

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