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Common omissions in HK-listed companies’ annual reports

The report highlighted common omissions and provided guidance relating to disclosure on the impact of the pandemic. A Hong Kong-listed company may use the HKEX’s review report as a guide to better understand reporting requirements and identify what it may miss in its annual reports.

30 Jul 2021 Rossana Chu

Employment (Amendment) Bill 2021 – Increasing statutory holidays from 12 to 17 by 2030

On 7 July 2021, more than one million workers will enjoy more days off starting from next year because the Legislative Council of Hong Kong passed the Employment (Amendment) Bill 2021 which increases the number of statutory holidays from 12 to 17 by 2030 under the Employment Ordinance.

23 Jul 2021 Rossana Chu

Hong Kong’s pivotal role as the Greater Bay Area’s dispute resolution center

We present an overview of the key features of Hong Kong’s legal system that make it a lynchpin of the Outline Plan and some anticipated future developments.

20 Jul 2021 Kareena Teh

Hong Kong Stock Exchange enhances the disciplinary regime under the Listing Rules

On 20 May 2021, the Stock Exchange published its conclusions to its consultation paper on proposed changes to disciplinary powers and sanctions under the Listing Rules which was published on 7 August 2020.

8 Jul 2021 Cathy Chan

Setting up a family trust in Hong Kong

As wealth management and family offices are attracting more attention, Hong Kong has become a popular place to set up trusts for families, especially those from mainland China.

7 Jul 2021 Rossana Chu

Industry Group Meetings : “Do”s and “Don’t”s

Anti-competitive conduct is proscribed by the Hong Kong’s Competition Ordinance. Extra care should be taken when attending Industry Group Meetings.

23 Jun 2021 Kareena Teh


Mandatory, voluntary offers under Hong Kong takeover and mergers code

That means if the offeror ends up holding more than 50% of the voting rights after the close of the offer, it has to take all acceptances of the offer

13 Jan 2021 Rossana Chu

An overview on private mergers and acquisitions in Hong Kong

This article provides some legal issues involved in a private M&A and considers the differences between a share purchase and asset purchase.

1 Apr 2020 Rossana Chu

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Factors that the Stock Exchange takes into consideration when assessing a listing applicant’s suitability for listing

This article will provide an insight as to the major issues which the Stock Exchange will consider when assessing a listing applicant’s suitability for listing.

26 Mar 2020 Bonnie Yung

Backdoor listing in Hong Kong

Backdoor listing refers to transactions and arrangements through which a private company goes public without undertaking the traditional route of listing.

13 Feb 2020 Bonnie Yung

An overview of the listing qualifications in Hong Kong

This article provides an overview of the general listing qualifications in HK and additional requirements for issuers with WVR or biotech companies.

29 Jan 2020 Bonnie Yung


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    Corporate and Commercial Law - global update No. 1/2021, 11 May 2021
    The General Counsel Imperative: How do you turn barriers into building blocks?, 2021 EY Law Survey
    Global labor and employment law strategic topics - Workforce transformation and restructuring in 2021, 30 April 2021
    How do you see the opportunity in your obstacles? Attractive market conditions have fueled record IPO activity in Q1 2021, 15 April 2021

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    LC Lawyers recognised by Asian Legal Business in its “ALB M&A Rankings 2020”

    LC Lawyers recognised as Notable Firm for Hong Kong market in “ALB M&A Rankings 2020”

    21 May 2021 Rossana Chu

    LC Lawyers won two awards from China Business Law Journal in the “China Business Law Awards 2021”

    LC Lawyers is awarded as “China Business Law Firm” in Pro-bono and Technology & Telecom by China Business Law Journel 2021.

    18 May 2021 Kareena Teh

    LC Lawyers LLP ranked as a Notable Hong Kong law firm in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2021

    LC Lawyers ranked as a Notable Firm in Commercial and Transactions – Domestic Firms for Hong Kong by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2021

    10 May 2021 Kareena Teh

    LC Lawyers honoured at Asialaw’s third Client Service Excellence 2021 ratings

    LC Lawyers has been awarded Outstanding Firm and Managing Partner Rossana Chu recognised as Outstanding Lawyer by Asialaw Client Service Excellence 2021

    6 May 2021 Rossana Chu

    LC Lawyers recognised in China Business Law Journal Awards 2020

    LC Lawyers LLP has been awarded “Deals of the Year 2020” and our Managing Partner Rossana Chu is ranked in the “A-List 2020” by China Business Law Journal

    5 Feb 2021 Rossana Chu

    LC Lawyers receives the 2020 Gold Law Firm Award and Individual Gold Awards

    LC Lawyers receives “Gold Law Firm Award” and “Individual Gold Awards” at The Hong Kong Law Society Pro Bono and Community Work Recognition Programme 2020 for 2 consecutive years.

    31 Dec 2020 Kareena Teh

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    About LC Lawyers LLP

    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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    Ed. 07/21
    China Business Law Firm in Pro-bono, Technology & telecom by China Business Law Journal, 2021
    Ranked “Notable Firm” in Commercial and Transactions – Domestic Firms (Hong Kong), 2021
    Ranked “The Highest Rated Law Firm to work with of the Year” in Capital Markets (Hong Kong), Corporate and M&A (Hong Kong) by Asialaw Client Service Excellence 2021
    Asia's Most Trusted Legal Consulting Services of the Year in “HKMOB Awards 2021” by CORPHUB
    Ranked "Notable Firm" in Capital Markets: Equity, M&A , Restructuring and Insolvency by IFLR1000 2021
    Ranked "Recommended Firm" in Capital Markets by Asialaw Profiles 2021
    Ranked "Notable Firm" in Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Regulatory by Asialaw Profiles 2021
    Deals of the Year 2020 in Pro Bono services by China Business Law Journal
    "Notable Firm" by ALB 2020 M&A Rankings for Hong Kong
    Top 100 Leading Firm in 2020 by InterContinental Finance & Law
    Top 20 Most Innovative Law Firm in FT Innovative Lawyers Asia Pacific 2020 as “Highly Commended” Responsible Law Firm and "Commended” Innovative Practice of Law
    Ranked "Notable Firm" in M&A by IFLR1000, 2020
    Ranked "Recommended Firm" in Capital Markets by Asialaw Profiles 2020
    Ranked "Notable Firm" in Corporate and M&A by Asialaw Profiles 2020
    Gold Law Firm Award in Pro Bono Service by The Law Society of Hong Kong, 2019-2020


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