OLN's partner Stephen Chan and associate, Anson Douglas was invited by the HKICS to present on the topic 'Challenges of Shareholder Activism and Disputes' on 8 May 2017. They discussed about the typical scenarios of legal disputes among shareholders and directors with case studies and practical tips.
OLN’s partner Anna Chan, and associate, Jonathan Lam were invited by the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries to present on the topic of “Safeguard the Board from Email Scam: Asset Recovery and Protections” on 10th April 2017.
Effective on June 26, 2017 (“D-day”), the Hong Kong independent Insurance Authority (“IA”), will take over the duties of the existing Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (“OCI”) relative to the regulation of authorised insurers in Hong Kong, and the OCI will be disbanded. This take-over has been two years in the making, starting with enactment of the Insurance Companies (Amendment) Ordinance 2015 (“ICAO 2015”) in July, 2015.
With effect from 1 April 2017, the China Government has reduced official fees concerning trade mark registrations by 50%. Bad faith trade mark filing is considered one of the major problems plaguing the China trademark system.