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Cross-boundary Wealth Management Connect - the official launch

Cross-boundary Wealth Management Connect enables residents in the GBA to carry out cross-boundary investments in wealth management products distributed by banks. In this article, we will summarize the key features of WMC.

30 Sep 2021 Rossana Chu

Hong Kong New Re-domiciliation Mechanism for Foreign Investment Funds

The Limited Partnership Fund Ordinance, which took effect on 31 August 2020, has introduced a new entity type allowing private investment funds to be established in Hong Kong in the form of limited partnership funds.

29 Sep 2021 Cathy Chan

Discussion on licensing of stored value facility and rewards programs

This article discusses the licensing of stored value facilities and its applicability to rewards programs in Hong Kong.

23 Sep 2021 Ricky Ho

Where to bring a claim in a dispute between employer and employee in Hong Kong – the Labour Tribunal or the Court?

The Hong Kong Labour Tribunal offers a comparatively quick, informal and inexpensive way of settling monetary disputes between employees and employers as compared to the Courts of Hong Kong.

20 Sep 2021 Rossana Chu

A salutary lesson for partners: you are liable for your firm’s anti-competitive practices even if you were not involved in them

In this publication, we consider the Tribunal's findings, the CA's reasons for upholding the decision and highlight practical takeaways for partners.

13 Sep 2021 Kareena Teh

Apply Now: Reimbursement of Maternity Leave Pay Scheme in Hong Kong

Employers may apply for reimbursement of the extended 4-week period of maternity leave, subject to a cap of HK$80,000 per employee.

10 Sep 2021 Rossana Chu

Know-how

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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    Global labor and employment law strategic topics: DE&I — Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, July 2021
    Corporate and Commercial Law - global update No. 1/2021, 11 May 2021
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    In the news

    LC Lawyers named the Winner of Hong Kong Client Service Excellence Award at asialaw Awards 2021

    LC Lawyers named the Winner of Hong Kong Client Service Excellence Award at the 4th Annual asialaw Awards 2021

    30 Sep 2021 Rossana Chu

    LC Lawyers recognised by asialaw Profiles 2022 edition

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

    17 Sep 2021 Rossana Chu

    LC Lawyers recognised by Asian Legal Business in its “ALB M&A Rankings 2021”

    LC Lawyers recognised as Notable Firm for Hong Kong market in “ALB M&A Rankings 2021”

    13 Sep 2021 Rossana Chu

    LC Lawyers LLP is recognised by IFLR1000 2021/22 edition

    LC Lawyers recognised as Notable Hong Kong Law Firm in 4 categories and Rossana Chu as Highly Regarded Leading Lawyer in IFLR1000's 2021/22 edition

    27 Aug 2021 Rossana Chu

    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

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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.

    Firm Brochure
    Ed. 08/21
    Winner of Hong Kong Client Service Excellence Award at asialaw Awards 2021
    Ranked "Notable Firm" in Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Regulatory by Asialaw Profiles 2022
    Ranked "Recommended Firm" in Capital Markets by Asialaw Profiles 2022
    "Notable Firm" by ALB 2021 M&A Rankings for Hong Kong
    Ranked "Notable Firm" in Capital Markets: Equity, Capital Markets: Debt, M&A , Restructuring and Insolvency by IFLR1000 2021-22
    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
    Ranked "Notable Firm" in Capital Markets: Equity, M&A , Restructuring and Insolvency by IFLR1000 2021
    Asia's Most Trusted Legal Consulting Services of the Year in “HKMOB Awards 2021” by CORPHUB
    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 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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