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Distribution Agreements in Hong Kong

8 hours ago A distribution agreement in Hong Kong is signed between two partners, one that acts as the manufacturer and one that acts as the distributor of the manufactured goods. When the distribution chain is more complex, this type of agreement can be signed between two different distributors. The distribution agreement will set forth the

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Contract Law in Hong Kong Guide for Investors

7 hours ago The Hong Kong contract law, like the common law, has been influenced by the common law of England.The legal background that influences any written agreement between two parties in Hong Kong is usually the Basic Law or the common law. Thus, the contract can include elements of civil law, commercial law, local law or other legislation adherent to the field in which the contract will be enforced.

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Commercial agents and distribution agreements Slotine

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1. As a starting point, a distribution agreement can be defined as a contract between a supplier and a reseller. Distribution agreements range from straightforward to exhaustive depending on whether they include a national/international territory, set out exclusive sales/supply conditions, provide for selective or non-selective distribution criteria, include online sales or only brick and mortar sales, etc. Two main categories can be distinguished: 1. distribution agreements signed with a distributor operating in its name and on its behalf; some of the best-known examples are exclusive distribution agreements (the supplier agrees not to appoint any third party to sell its goods in the territory allocated to the distributor nor to sell its goods directly to customers in the territory) and selective distribution agreements (supplier is entitled to appoint particular distributors to its specific criteria); they may be part of a franchise agreement (but not necessarily); 2. distribution ag...
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Published: May 05, 2020

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Labour unions hindered by lack of collective bargaining law

5 hours ago Hong Kong scrapped plans to introduce a collective bargaining law in 1997. The law would have required workers to negotiate with unions and regulated what tactics each side could employ in …

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Hong kong law, sample contracts/agreements Hong Kong

8 hours ago Hong kong law, sample contracts/agreements Dear reader I am looking for free sample contracts based on Hong Kong Law. Or if you know them based on monthly payment place let us now. this time in china. in the contract is then the delivery time price penalty for producing late difference from sample product. all that kind of stuff will be in

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Conditional Fee Arrangements Hong Kong Lawyer

1 hours ago In 2017, in the perennial race to be Asia’s leading arbitration seat, both Hong Kong and Singapore amended their law to permit third party funding for arbitration. The law of champerty and maintenance, insofar as it applied, was abolished to the extent of the new statutory schemes. In both jurisdictions this permitted the funders, under controlled circumstances, to share in the recovery

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Contract Law in Hong Kong : Introductory Guide: An

Just Now Contract Law in Hong Kong : Introductory Guide. Book Description: This is one in a series of books seeking to introduce the reader to the more frequently encountered common law principles which apply in Hong Kong. This book presents an introduction to contract principles. Contracts affect everyone, from simple daily activities as buying

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Part 2 Standard Clauses “Boilerplate” agreement: Hong Kong

1 hours ago Hong Kong company or a registered non-Hong Kong company must be registered with the Companies Registry. If they are not registered, the charges or mortgages will be void against the company’s liquidator and creditors. A renewal of any of the above transactions must also meet relevant approval or registration requirements. 5.

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Bringing civil claims in Hong Kong Lexology

3 hours ago an originating summons or motion (where there are no or few disputes of fact and the main issues are points of law, or the interpretation of certain terms in a legal document is raised for the

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HKIAC Adds Choice of Law Provisions to its Model Clause

6 hours ago Recent Hong Kong, [1] English, [2] Indian [3] and Singapore [4] case law demonstrates the importance of expressly including a governing law clause in the arbitration agreement in international contracts. The preferred practice is for parties to include a specific choice of law for their arbitration agreements to avoid both the uncertainty and

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Employment Law in Hong Kong CIPD HRinform

Just Now Employment Law in Hong Kong: Quick Facts. Recruitment and selection are subject to little statutory regulation, except in relation to data protection and non-discrimination. Recruitment and Selection. During the first month of a probationary period, either party is entitled to …

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Hong Kong Law Contract Guide f.datasrvr.com

6 hours ago price and the terms of the deal, which are then drawn up in the final formal agreement. There is no standard format. A letter of intent shows an intention to establish a contractual relationship, yet Hong Kong law contract guide 11

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Securitisation 2021 Laws and Regulations Hong Kong ICLG

7 hours ago ICLG - Securitisation Laws and Regulations - Hong Kong covers common issues in securitisation laws and regulations – including receivables contracts, receivables purchase agreements, asset sales, security issues, insolvency laws, special rules, regulatory issues and taxation – in 20 jurisdictions. Published: 28/05/2021.

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Navigating Hong Kong's Competition Law – Agency Agreements

2 hours ago Navigating Hong Kong's Competition Law – Agency Agreements. Understanding the nature of your agency agreement is very important to ensuring compliance with the Hong Kong Competition Ordinance ( Ordinance ). This alert takes a look at agency agreements

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Competition Law in Hong Kong: 9 Things You Need to Know

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The Legal 500 & The InHouse Lawyer Comparative Legal

3 hours ago Kong is not expressly defined, other than to expressly include a company incorporated in Hong Kong or registered in Hong Kong as a registered non-Hong Kong company, and is therefore not precise. However, case law indicates that the threshold is low. Any form of commercial activity is …

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Hong Kong SAR (China) No recognition of collective

5 hours ago There is no institutional framework for the recognition recognition The designation by a government agency of a union as the bargaining agent for workers in a given bargaining unit, or acceptance by an employer that its employees can be collectively represented by a union. of unions and collective bargaining collective bargaining The process of negotiating mutually acceptable terms and

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Fintech regulation in Hong Kong Lexology

3 hours ago It is an offence in Hong Kong to issue any marketing material that contains an offer to the Hong Kong public to acquire an interest or par­ticipate in a collective

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Hong Kong Competition Ordinance: so far and what's next

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1. On 23 March 2017, the Commission brought its first case before the Tribunal, alleging that five companies rigged bids in a tender issued by the Hong Kong Young Women’s Christian Association for the supply and installation of a new IT server system based on Nutanix technology. The Commission is seeking from each defendant a pecuniary penalty and a declaration that it contravened the First Conduct Rule. While the case was brought before the Tribunal fairly quickly – just nine months from when the Commission received the complaint, the substantive hearing is not until spring 2018, creating a significant lag between the start of the investigation and the trial.

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KWM Hong Kong Competition Law Guidelines Published

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1. Following the Hong Kong Government's announcement that the Competition Ordinance (the Ordinance) will take full effect on 14 December 2015, the Hong Kong Competition Commission (HKCC) published six guidelines (collectively referred to as the Guidelines) under the Ordinance on 27 July 2015. The Guidelines are intended to assist firms better understand their obligations under the Ordinance, details of which are contained in our previous alert. The Guidelines were published following two rounds of public comments. The Commission considered the comments of various stakeholders and the general population before the Guidelines were presented to the Legislative Council in April 2015 for further review. The Guidelines, which are available on the HKCC's website at www.compcomm.hk, comprise the following: 1. Guideline on the First Conduct Rule that clarifies several key issues in relation to the prohibition of anti-competitive agreements, concerted practices and decisions; 2. Guideline on the...

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Labour Department Frequently Asked Questions

5 hours ago Notification of Accident. Fatal or Non-Fatal Cases outside Hong Kong. Suspected Cases of Prescribed Occupational Disease. Calculation of Earnings. Calculation of Medical Expenses. Procedures for Medical Clearance and Assessment of Permanent Loss of Earning Capacity. Settlement of Employees’ Compensation Cases by Paper Medical Clearance.

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Hong Kong Competition Law Capabilities Mayer Brown

9 hours ago Our prospective thinking brings us at the forefront of developments in the law. We were proud to be the first law firm in Hong Kong to issue and update to our clients following the publication of the long-awaited draft implementation guidelines by Commission in October 2014 with our legal update "At Long Last: Draft Hong Kong Competition Law Guidelines Published".

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Legal Framework Differentiating Employees from Independent

2 hours ago Unfortunately, there are no hard and fast rules in differentiating whether an individual is an employee or an independent contractor under Hong Kong law. The Hong Kong Court will look critically at the factual matrix and all relative factors to determine the true relationship in substance, regardless of the label given to the parties’ agreement.

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Hong Kong eLegislation Home

1 hours ago Hong Kong e-Legislation ( HKeL) is the official database of Hong Kong legislation. It provides free online access to current and past versions of consolidated legislation dating back to 30 June 1997 and PDF copies marked “verified copy” have official legal status. Different searching and viewing modes are available to facilitate access to law.

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Drafting Dispute Resolution Clauses (Hong Kong) Bird & Bird

7 hours ago Sample Governing Law Clause. This Agreement shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of [Hong Kong]. B. Jurisdiction clause. is required where the parties desire all disputes arising under their contract to be determined by a particular national court.

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Commercial agreements review Slotine

1 hours ago Commercial agreements review OVERVIEW. Our client, a Hong Kong company, is the regional headquarter for a well-known French food and beverage brand which has entered into licenses with local operators in a number of jurisdictions in Asia Pacific, including but not limited to Cambodia, Dubai, Hong Kong, the Philippines and Singapore.

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Employers Make Common Mistakes in Drafting NonCompetition

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9 hours ago The National Law Review - National Law Forum LLC 4700 Gilbert Ave. Suite 47 #230 Western Springs, IL 60558 Telephone (708) 357-3317 or toll free (877) 357-3317. If …

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Force majeure FAQ Hong Kong legal issues in commercial

8 hours ago First check if your contract has a force majeure (FM) clause. It is not implied into a contract under Hong Kong law. If there is no FM clause, you would need to prove instead that your contract has been frustrated. The bar for showing frustration of a contract is much higher and extremely difficult to establish in practice.

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When drafting an NDA/NNN contract with a Hong Kong company

7 hours ago Answer (1 of 4): First of all, you need to understand that the governing law of a contract and the dispute resolution of a contract are two independent yet related terms. For an international contract (meaning the parties of a contract are located in different countries), the parties may choose

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Corporate and commercial Hong Kong commercial law

9 hours ago Doing Business in Hong Kong. Hong Kong is one of the major international financial and commercial centres whose unique position within Mainland China’s “one country two systems” has seen it develop as the gateway to China for international capital seeking to share in China’s extraordinary growth story, and more recently, as the gateway to the rest of the world for Chinese capital.

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Sale and Storage of Goods in Hong Kong Practical Law

8 hours ago The Hong Kong courts will generally recognise a choice of foreign law in a sale of goods contract, except where it is contrary to Hong Kong public policy or a mandatory rule of law. It is not usually necessary to show that the law chosen has anything to do with the underlying transaction. The SGO only applies to contracts subject to Hong Kong law.

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Concert Parties Takeovers and Mergers Panel

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8 hours ago Hong Kong. Tel: + (852) 2905 7888. Fax: + (852) 2854 9596. www.charltonslaw.com. Charltons – Hong Kong Law Newsletter – Issue 128 – 11 July 2011. Whether two parties should be regarded as Concert Parties. Codes on Takeovers, Mergers and Share Repurchases Takeovers Code. Takeovers and Mergers Panel. Rengo Co Limited.

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Hong KongMacau Trade Agreements SelectUSA.gov

9 hours ago Hong Kong also enjoys most-favored nation treatment, with liberalization measures included in the free trade agreements signed by Mainland China and other countries automatically extended to Hong Kong. In June 2017, Hong Kong and Mainland China signed an investment agreement and an economic and technical cooperation agreement.

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Legislation to Ban on NonCompete Agreements

1 hours ago In this episode, we discuss The Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of 2020, a law that essentially bans all employers from entering into any agreements that bar employees who work in D.C

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Dispute resolution and governing law clauses in China

9 hours ago 1.1.3. Hong Kong Litigation Hong Kong has a legal system which is different from mainland China and is based on English common law. As a result, it may seem an attractive jurisdiction for foreign parties to litigate China-related disputes. Again, the main problem is enforcement in the PRC of Hong Kong

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Notable & Quotable: Free Speech Denied in Hong Kong WSJ

7 hours ago Notable & Quotable: Free Speech Denied in Hong Kong ‘Jimmy Lai, would join us in these expressions of gratitude if he were able to communicate from his prison cell.’ Sept. 12, 2021 4:16 pm ET

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Cooperation agreements between competitors Ashurst

3 hours ago Any arrangement between competitors which involves co-operation resulting in joint price setting, output limitations, market or customer sharing, or bid-rigging is at risk of being categorised as a cartel, subject to the very limited exceptions set out below. "Spill-over" effects: caution must be exercised to ensure that the negotiation and/or

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Terms of Quotations and General Conditions of Contract

4 hours ago is valid for any duration between 9:00 a.m. (Hong Kong time) and 12:00 noon (Hong Kong time), the quotation closing time will be extended to 12:00 noon (Hong Kong time) on the next working day (except Saturday) 4. Charges (a) The charges to be quoted by Suppliers are to be shown in Hong Kong dollars.

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Restrictive covenants in Hong Kong Global Workplace Insider

2 hours ago Under Hong Kong law, restrictive covenants (e.g. non-compete and non-solicitation clauses) are prima facie unenforceable as they are restraints of trade and against public policy. However, the Courts have upheld certain restrictive covenants provided that …

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(3) Contents of a Tenancy Agreement

1 hours ago (3) Contents of a Tenancy Agreement A tenancy agreement will contain what the landlord and the tenant have agreed to be their rights and duties. However, in common law, certain rights and duties will be implied in a tenancy even if the tenancy agreement does not expressly provide for the same.

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Vertical Agreements and Dominant Firms 2021 Russia ICLG

8 hours ago Vertical agreements are governed by Articles 11 and 12 of the Federal Law as of July 26, 2006 No. 135-FZ “On Protection of Competition”, Clarifications of FAS Russia’s Board No. 2 “On vertical agreements, including dealership agreements” (approved by the Minutes of FAS Russia’s Board as of February 17, 2016 No. 3), and the Decree of

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Trade and investment agreements GAC

1 hours ago Discover new opportunities to expand your international footprint. Canada’s broad (and growing) trade network gives Canadian companies preferred access to diverse markets all over the world. On this page, explore Canada's free trade agreements (FTA), foreign investment promotion and protection agreements (FIPA), plurilateral agreements, and World Trade Organization (WTO) agreements.

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National Labour Law Profile: Japan

8 hours ago Japanese labour law is established within this constitutional framework. It is elaborated by acts, ordinances, collective agreements and work rules. The Civil Code adopted on 27 April 1896 gives a basic definition of employment contracts. Labour laws must additionally meet constitutional demands by setting minimum labour standards.

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Is Hong Kong ready for competition law? Hong Kong Business

8 hours ago The Hong Kong Government published last summer the long awaited Competition Bill which is intended to introduce a general competition law in Hong Kong. A long-awaited bill This Bill has been published after more than a decade of discussions. The Bill is quite similar to the competition laws of several other major developed jurisdictions: such as the EU, the UK or Australia; it also bears many

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Case study: Belt and Road disputes – Choosing Hong Kong as

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1. China’s Belt and Road initiative brings new investment opportunities but also an increased need for careful risk management. Prior to entering into any investments, it is important for contracting parties to consider their dispute resolution options and to ensure these are properly reflected in the contracts. Arbitration has advantages over litigation, particularly when the courts closest to an investment are in countries where investors may be less familiar with the legal system. This case study discusses the advantages of opting for a Hong Kong seated arbitration. Confidentiality protections provided for by Hong Kong arbitration law and the near-global mutual enforcement of arbitral awards are key benefits for contracting parties. Parties choosing Hong Kong can also benefit from a comprehensive platform catered for Belt and Road. As Hong Kong positions itself as an infrastructure hub, institutions such as the Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office (IFFO) have been exploring...

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Hong Kong Competition Law Series Part 11: Selective

Just Now Hong Kong: Hong Kong Competition Law Series - Part 11: Selective Distribution 2015 - The Year of Competition in Hong Kong 22 May 2015

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Labour law Wikipedia

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Cash Flow Participation Definition Law Insider

1 hours ago Funding Percentage means, if there is a Funding Period, with respect to any Payment Date, the percentage derived from the fraction the numerator of which is the Pre-Funded Amount and the denominator of which is the sum of the aggregate Principal Balance of Receivables transferred to the Trust and the Pre-Funded Amount, in each case, as of the last day of the related Collection Period.

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What is the contract law in hong kong?

The contract law in Hong Kong is the sum of rules, regulations and legal provisions which govern the conclusion of agreements, regardless of their purpose. Two parties interested in entering an agreement must be fully aware of the legal implications of signing such a document. The contract law covers a wide range of contracts ...

Why are selective distribution agreements in hong kong?

Selective distribution agreements may be signed in certain business fields. The manufacturer can thus ensure the control of the sale process as well as the quality of the services provided to the customers. This practice may conflict with the Hong Kong Competition Law if it harms the existing competition.

Why are restrictive covenants in hong kong unenforceable?

A restraint that purported to apply to both the employer and its subsidiaries was held unenforceable by the Hong Kong Court as going beyond the employer’s proprietary interest.

Can a digital contract be valid in hong kong?

Certain contexts, specified by law, require formalities, such as contracts for the sale of land. A contract can be in any language. With some exceptions, electronic signatures and digital contracts are valid in Hong Kong, provided that the requirements of the Electronic Transactions Ordinance are met.

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