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Hong Kong: Sex Discrimination (Amendment) Ordinance 2014 in force and Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance 2014 delayed

The Sex Discrimination (Amendment) Ordinance 2014—Ordinance No. 19 of 2014 came into force on 12 December 2014. The amended ordinance can be found here. The amended Ordinance provides that it is unlawful for anyone to sexually harass a woman who … Continue reading

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The Year of the Dragon – a litigator’s review of key cases and developments

As the Year of the Dragon draws to a close we summarise in this e-bulletin some key cases and developments which are likely to be of interest to clients. We also provide (in so far as possible) an indication of … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Department of Justice publishes Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Bill

The Department of Justice of Hong Kong has recently prepared the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Bill (the “Bill”) which, if enacted, will significantly change the law relating to privity of contract in Hong Kong.  Gareth Thomas provides an overview … Continue reading

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