The COVID-19 has taken its toll on Hong Kong’s workforce. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate jumped to 3.7% during December 2019 to February 2020, when compared to the previous three-month period ended January 2020 (3.4%). The labour market is expected to come under even greater pressure in the near term. While SMEs struggle to stay afloat, retain…

We hear this from our seminar attendees from time to time: Why Malaysia? In this week’s Legal Flash, we show you 4 reasons to invest in Malaysia in a minute.

Opening a company in Malaysia is as easy as in Hong Kong, but note that a Malaysian company requires a resident director. Who fulfills such requirement? Learn more about company incorporation from our latest Legal Flash.

Do you know China has implemented a new foreign investment law with effect from 1 Jan 2020? Let’s review its key highlights and implications on foreign businesses in this week’s Legal Flash. Read about the law explained by our Paralegal Lily.

When starting a business, the company name, business (or trading) name, company logo and domain name all constitute important identifiers of your brand. It is advisable to protect the ownership of your business’ intellectual property early on and in relevant jurisdictions where you sell. In this week’s Legal Flash, we introduce what can be filed…

We proudly roll out the first issue of our Legal Flash series, starting with one of the most common issues encountered by companies of all scales – shareholders’ disputes. Like the prenuptial agreement to marriage, read on to see what you can do with this agreement.

17 February 2020 – JC Legal today welcomes Kimberly Ann Dasse as Consultant, consolidating its practice in cross-border family law with the home jurisdiction of Hong Kong alongside PRC and France. As a cross-border legal professional, Kimberly Ann Dasse brings with her over a decade of practising experience in the United States and legal training experience…

10 June 2019 – JC Legal grows its practice in Will writing, cross-border estate planning, succession and probate as the firm welcomes the addition of lawyers Amy Kwan and Sarah-Jane Tasteyre today. Ms Kwan, qualified in Queensland of Australia and Hong Kong, joins JC Legal as Consultant specialising in Will writing, cross-border estate planning and…

With the third Micro-, Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises Day coming up 27 June, entrepreneurs tell Liana Cafolla about what it takes for start-ups to survive the start-up phase in Hong Kong and build a successful business. Illustrations by Roberto Cigna InvestHK, which also hosts dozens of start-up related events throughout the year, reports that 2,625…

28 January 2019 – Hong Kong law firm JC Legal celebrated its first anniversary with business partners and clients last Friday (25 January 2019), thanking their trust and support over the past year. JC Legal specialises in corporate law, cross-border investment, commercial litigation and intellectual property, serving in eight jurisdictions around the world with a…

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