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PRC Cybersecurity Law—What does it mean for HR managers?

The Chinese Government passed the new PRC Cybersecurity Law on 7 November 2016 and it will take effect on 1 ...
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DLA Piper: flexible workforces

By Julia Gorham, Partner, Head of Employment—Asia, DLA Piper Changes in the modern workforce are now happening more radically and ...
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HK Competition Ordinance—Why HR needs to tread more carefully in 2016

The Hong Kong Competition Ordinance (Cap. 619) (Ordinance) came into effect on 14 December 2015. Anti-trust laws have been long-established in the ...
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Claims of harassment: how far can they go?

By Anita Lam, Of Counsel, DLA Piper Hong Kong Harassment is generally associated with appreciably more conflict in work teams ...
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Hong Kong’s mandatory paternity leave “disappointing”

After years of debate, a mandatory 3 day paternity leave on 80% pay was finally passed by Hong Kong’s Legislative ...
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Frisky Business: the dangers of workplace romances

By Pattie Walsh (Partner) and Naveen Qureshi (Associate), DLA Piper Hong Kong Given the amount of time people in Hong ...
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HK Workers Disengaged

Healing China’s expat headache

The opening of new markets in China in the past few years has created an explosion of job opportunities and ...
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Law and Legal

National Government considers major restrictions on use of labour dispatch arrangements

According to Chinese media reports, the National People’s Congress (NPC) is currently drafting amendments to the Employment Contract Law (ECL) ...
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Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance Changes

The Government introduced the Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Bill 2011 (the Bill) into the Legislative Council on July 13, 2011. The ...
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