Corporate Commercial Newsletter - 21 August 2017

Submitted by Firm:
Firm Contacts:
Cynthia Chung
Article Type:
Legal Article

What’s inside?

Government’s Latest Proposal on MPF Offsetting Mechanism. To read more please click here.                                                                                             

The Catalogue for the Guidance of Foreign Investment Industries (Revised in 2017) . To read more please click here

Successfully Resolving Contentious Offshore Claims with the IRD: Concepts and Strategies. To read more please click here

Awards and Recognition

Deacons is proud to have been chosen as an “Employer of Choice” for 2017, making this the sixth year running we have been selected. Last year’s survey highlighted career development, impressive variety of international clients and work life balance as among the reasons cited that make Deacons an attractive workplace.

An excellent cultural environment and client base combined with cutting-edge work are among the reasons cited by Deacons employees in 2017’s survey.


Cynthia Chung attended the Annual Dinner of the Hong Kong Retirement Schemes Association (HKRSA) Cynthia Chung, partner, attended the Annual Dinner of the HKRSA on 22 June 2017. Prior to the Annual Dinner, HKRSA held its AGM in which Cynthia has been re-elected as an Executive Committee Member of HKRSA.

HKRSA was formed to advance the interest of all stakeholders of retirement schemes. Cynthia also represents HKRSA to sit on the Guidelines Committee of the Mandatory Provident Fund Association.

Recent publications
Breach of Fiduciary Duties of Company Directors: Unfair Prejudice Petition and Just and Equitable Winding-Up?

Is an employer in a position to take into account an employee’s performance in determining his entitlement to any contract-end gratuity?

China implements new work authorization policies on expats nationwide

Companies (Amendment) Bill 2017

Award of Nominal Damages of £1 for employees’ removal of confidential information and for breach of duty of confidence 

Mainland China briefing