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Terminating an employee and relevant payments in Hong Kong

Employers should comply with their statutory and contractual obligations owed to their employees at all times.

4 May 2021 Rossana Chu

HKEX's New Amendments to the Listing of Debt Securities

On 21 August 2020, HKEx published a consultation conclusion on "Review of Chapter 37 - Debt Issues to Professional Investors Only".

21 Apr 2021 Ricky Ho

Hong Kong’s new regulatory regime for insurance-linked securities

Insurance-linked securities are up-and-coming alternative investment products which offer investors the potential for lucrative returns along with the benefit of portfolio diversification.

8 Apr 2021 Rossana Chu

Work from home arrangements and data security

In this article, we explore practical ways that organizations and employees may manage such risks.

26 Mar 2021 Rossana Chu

Pioneer users of Legal Managed Services

Recently, more corporations are looking to utilize technologies and novel service delivery models in their law departments.

16 Mar 2021 Rossana Chu

COVID-19 Vaccines and the Workplace

The Advisory Panel on COVID-19 Vaccines has considered that the benefits of authorizing the use of the COVID-19 vaccines for protecting against infection outweigh the risks under the current global epidemic situation.

16 Mar 2021 Rossana Chu


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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    In the news

    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

    EY Law wins FT Intelligent Business Award 2020

    EY Law received the Financial Times Intelligent Business Award for the prestigious 2020 Big 4 category for 3 consecutive years.

    22 Dec 2020

    LC Lawyers LLP on winning HKMOB Awards 2021

    LC Lawyers LLP has been awarded by "HKMOB Awards 2021" as Asia's Most Trusted Legal Consulting Services Of the Year.

    9 Dec 2020 Rossana Chu

    LC Lawyers LLP is recognised by InterContinental Finance & Law as one of the Top 100 Leading Firms in 2020

    LC Lawyers LLP has been ranked as a “Top 100 Leading Firm in 2020” by InterContinental Finance & Law for the first time in Hong Kong.

    19 Nov 2020 Rossana Chu

    LC Lawyers LLP is recognised as Notable Hong Kong law firm in Restructuring and Insolvency for the 2021 edition of IFLR1000

    LC Lawyers has been ranked as a “Notable Firm” in Restructuring and Insolvency for the first time in Hong Kong.

    30 Sep 2020 Rossana Chu

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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, family trusts, wealth management, 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) and cybersecurity.

    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. 03/21
    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
    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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