Articles

“Class Action” is a term most people associate with the United States.  Indeed it is a US phenomenon, and the birthplace of this kind of “representative” proceedings.  Some countries have followed suit, other countries have decided that this is not quite their cup of tea. In this article, we will examine the pros and cons of this regime generally and in particular, in a Hong Kong perspective.

The adoption of an amnesty program by AG Siemens in 2008 and more recently by SNCLavalin in 2013 demonstrates the potential benefits such programs may have for corporate entities. However, such programs also have potential to be used for pre-emptive measures.

Shares on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) are often seen as offering an easy opportunity to pass on wealth to the next generation without incurring Inheritance Tax (IHT). However, the situation it not that simple and there are several potential pitfalls.

As a Hong Kong Corporate Law Firm, OLN is frequently asked to assist international corporations and their employees on moves to Hong Kong.

This article addresses some of the typical concerns faced by companies and their employees when moving to Hong Kong.

Intellectual Property Law for a Budding New Industry - The world of entertainment has changed a lot in the last twenty years. Video games have become an entertainment commodity of epic proportions.

The implementation of good IP laws is vital for the success of the industry. Are Maltese intellectual property laws ready to protect the video game as a product?
 

The Parliament of the Republic of Cyprus confirmed on Tuesday 30th April, 2013 the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)which was signed between the government and the Troika as well as the terms of the relevant Loan Agreement to govern financial support to Cyprus in the amount of €10 billion.