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ESG Series – COP27: Achievements and Deficiencies

COP27 was considered a success for responding to the devastating impact that global warming is already having on vulnerable countries.

5 Dec 2022 Rossana Chu

Establishing a charity in Hong Kong (Part III)

Tax exemptions, obligations, risks and practical considerations and governing issues when running a charity in Hong Kong.

24 Nov 2022 Diane Fan

Expansion of mainland-Hong Kong financial markets connectivity

China to expand connectivity between mainland and Hong Kong capital markets.

14 Oct 2022 Rossana Chu

Establishing a charity in Hong Kong (Part II)

Requirements on corporate governance as well as continuing obligations for compliance after establishing a charity.

26 Sep 2022 Diane Fan

Investor identification regime at the trading level for the securities market in Hong Kong

SFC introduced a new investor identification regime for the securities market.

19 Sep 2022 Rossana Chu

Hong Kong Companies Registry’s new inspection regime and personal data protection (Phase 2)

Enhancing protection, transparency and usefulness of sensitive personal information.

9 Sep 2022 Rossana Chu


Revised Hong Kong listing regime for overseas issuers

Revised listing regime for overseas issuers on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange taking effect from 2022.

31 May 2022 LI Fai

Hong Kong’s new bookbuilding, placing requirements

Hong Kong SFC introduced new requirements on bookbuilding and placing activities in equity and debt capital market transactions in August 2022. 

6 May 2022 Rossana Chu

HKEX’s review of issuers’ annual reports for financial year ended in 2020

The report covers selected areas and related disclosures, selected types of listed issuers, issuers’ financial statement disclosures.

11 Mar 2022 LI Fai

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Internal controls in Hong Kong listed companies

Hong Kong Stock Exchange sets out Directors’ common misconceptions, typical enforcement cases and expectations on internal control regimes.

7 Mar 2022 LI Fai

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies – Listing Regime in Hong Kong

Relevant rules and analysis on certain significant aspects and features in relation to Hong Kong's SPAC listing rules.

24 Jan 2022 Rossana Chu

Stock Exchange Conclusions on Corporate Governance Code

The Stock Exchange to enhance corporate governance practices and reporting by listed companies; board independence, refreshment and gender diversity.

6 Jan 2022 Rossana Chu

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    LC Lawyers shortlisted for Hong Kong Firm of the Year in asialaw Awards 2022/23

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    LC Lawyers recognised in ALB M&A Rankings 2022

    LC Lawyers is recognised as a Notable Firm for Hong Kong market in “ALB M&A Rankings 2022”

    20 Sep 2022 LC Lawyers LLP

    LC Lawyers is recognised by asialaw 2022/23

    LC Lawyers recognised as “Recommended” and “Notable” Hong Kong Law Firm in 4 categories by asialaw 2022/23

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    LC Lawyers is recognised by Legal Media 360 - 2022 edition

    LC Lawyers LLP has been recognised as a Hong Kong Domestic: Specialist by Legal Media 360 – 2022 edition.

    9 Sep 2022 LC Lawyers LLP

    LC Lawyers is recognised by IFLR1000 2022-23 edition

    LC Lawyers LLP recognised as Notable Hong Kong Law Firm in 4 categories and Rossana Chu as Highly Regarded Leading Lawyer in IFLR1000's 2022-23 edition

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    An independent law firm in Hong Kong

    LC Lawyers LLP is an independent law firm in Hong Kong providing legal services to financial institutions, corporate clients and private enterprises. Our law firm offers quality legal services to financial institutions, private enterprises and corporate clients in Hong Kong in a variety of areas including mergers & acquisitions (M&As of listed and private companies), takeovers, privatizations, corporate restructuring, corporate finance, HK IPOs, capital markets, legal due diligence, employee share-based incentive plans, private equity and venture capital investments, fund formation, asset management, wealth management, family trusts, family business, debt markets, debt restructuring (including re-financing arrangements, asset disposals and introduction of angel investors), bankruptcy, insolvency, dispute resolution (including mediation, arbitration and litigation), legal compliance and regulatory investigations (including bribery, corruption, fraud, market misconduct and money laundering), compliance training, legal & regulatory risk assessment, data privacy (including personal data, trade and state secret, data localization and data transfer laws), cybersecurity, employment law and labour law compliance, and talent management.

    What our services can offer you:

    At our law firm, together with other members of EY Law, we assist our corporate and private clients in Hong Kong with legal technologies. Our legal advice, combined with innovative technology-driven services, empowers process innovation and allows better control over legal costs. We provide services in contract lifecycle management (including contract creation, data abstraction and analysis, template design and obligations management), regulatory mapping and compliance monitoring, managed review and functional analysis (including data analysis, document redaction, audio and video file reviews and eDiscovery) and entity compliance and governance.

    Whether you represent a corporate client or a private enterprise, as a law firm based in Hong Kong we can provide you with sound strategic advice, commercial solutions as well as detailed guidance that you need to navigate the increasingly complex legal environment of the ever-changing global economy.

    If you would like to learn more about what we as a Hong Kong based law firm can do for corporate and private clients alike, you can find more information about our legal services here. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, and feel free to download our brochure for more information.

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    Multidisciplinary legal services that are strategically focused on the business needs of our clients. We have the expertise and experience to provide comprehensive legal services on cross-border issues through our close working relationship with law firms within the EY global network

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    Global domain knowledge and scale, EY Law has a team of more than 3,400 professionals providing legal services in more than 90 jurisdictions in a wide range of practice areas

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