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Upcoming changes to data protection legislation in Asia

Published on 22 December 2020. By Jonathan Crompton, Partner and Summer Montague, Partner and Stephanie Northcott, Registered Foreign Lawyer and Sumyutha Sivamani , Senior Associate and Sakshi Buttoo, Registered Foreign Lawyer

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The data privacy landscape in Asia is varied, complex and evolving. We are already seeing the wheels of change in motion as the data privacy laws of several Asian jurisdictions are being updated to reflect more closely the European data protection regime. This article summarises some of those changes.

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COVID-19 – Hong Kong Courts set for phased reopening from May

Published on 23 April 2020. By Jonathan Crompton, Partner and Sakshi Buttoo, Registered Foreign Lawyer

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On 22 April 2020, the Hong Kong Judiciary announced that the general adjourned period ("GAP") for court proceedings, which started on 29 January 2020, will end on 3 May 2020. Stressing that the health and safety of court users, the Judiciary's staff and Judges and Judicial Officers ("JJOs") remains paramount, the Judiciary will move to a phased reintroduction of general business.

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COVID-19 – Hong Kong Courts handling urgent and essential matters

Published on 09 April 2020. By Charles Allen, Partner and Sakshi Buttoo, Registered Foreign Lawyer

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On 8 April 2020, the Hong Kong Judiciary announced that the general adjourned period ("GAP") for court proceedings will continue until at least 3 May 2020. During the GAP, court registries and offices are, for the most part, closed. However, the GAP does not apply to "urgent and essential court hearings and/or matters".

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