Articles https://www.acc.com/ en Employees' Rights to Claim Against the Employer for Novel Coronavirus Infection https://www.acc.com/resource-library/employees-rights-claim-against-employer-novel-coronavirus-infection Employees&#039; Rights to Claim Against the Employer for Novel Coronavirus Infection<span><span lang="" about="/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">e.berkowitz</span></span> <span>Thu, 06/25/2020 - 07:46</span> <div class="resources__body"><p>During this health crisis, a majority of companies have created a work from home (WFH) process for their employees. However, some employees must work from an office due to the nature of their jobs. This factor can lead to higher exposure to illness.  In this article, learn the rights of employees if they claim against their employer for infection due the Novel Coronavirus.  This resource was produced in February 2020.</p> <p>This article explains how employees can claim under the Employees' Compensation Ordinance (ECO), common law negligence claim, and insurance claims.</p> </div> <div class="resources__author"> <div>Author</div> <div>ONC Laywers, part of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms</div> </div> <div class="resources__file"> <div>File</div> <div><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.acc.com/sites/default/files/resources/upload/ONC%20Article%202.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=408072">ONC Article 2.pdf</a></span> </div> </div> <div class="resources__interest-area"> <div>Interest Area</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/81" hreflang="en">Employment and Labor</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__material-type"> <div>Articles</div> </div> <div class="resources__page-count"> <div>Page Count</div> <div>5</div> </div> <div class="resources__publication-date"> <div>Publication Date</div> <div><time datetime="2020-06-25T11:42:00Z">Thu, 06/25/2020 - 07:42</time> </div> </div> <div class="resources__region"> <div>Region</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/596" hreflang="en">Hong Kong</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__restricted"> <div>Restricted</div> <div>On</div> </div> <p>During this health crisis, a majority of companies have created a work from home (WFH) process for their employees. However, some employees must work from an office due to the nature of their jobs. This factor can lead to higher exposure to illness. In this article, learn the rights of employees if they claim against their employer for infection due the Novel Coronavirus. This resource was produced in February 2020.</p> Thu, 25 Jun 2020 11:46:59 +0000 e.berkowitz 106856 at https://www.acc.com Employers' Statutory and Common Law Duties to Ensure Employees' Safety and Health at Work during the Novel Coronavirus Epidemic https://www.acc.com/resource-library/employers-statutory-and-common-law-duties-ensure-employees-safety-and-health-work Employers&#039; Statutory and Common Law Duties to Ensure Employees&#039; Safety and Health at Work during the Novel Coronavirus Epidemic<span><span lang="" about="/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">e.berkowitz</span></span> <span>Thu, 06/25/2020 - 07:40</span> <div class="resources__body"><p>In this time of crisis, it's important that employers and employees are safe and health.  This article explains what the employers duties are to ensure the health and safety of their employees in Hong Kong. This resources was produced in February 2020.</p> <p>In this article, in-house counsel will learn about employer's statutory duties to ensure safety, what is considered "reasonably practicable", employer's common law duties to ensure safety, tips about office management and more.</p> <p> </p> </div> <div class="resources__-hidden-interest-area"> <div>(hidden) Interest Area</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/1291" hreflang="en">Crisis Management</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__author"> <div>Author</div> <div>ONC Lawyers, part of International Society of Primerus Law Firms</div> </div> <div class="resources__file"> <div>File</div> <div><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.acc.com/sites/default/files/resources/upload/ONC%20Article.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=583828">ONC Article.pdf</a></span> </div> </div> <div class="resources__interest-area"> <div>Interest Area</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/81" hreflang="en">Employment and Labor</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__material-type"> <div>Articles</div> </div> <div class="resources__page-count"> <div>Page Count</div> <div>9</div> </div> <div class="resources__publication-date"> <div>Publication Date</div> <div><time datetime="2020-06-25T11:33:00Z">Thu, 06/25/2020 - 07:33</time> </div> </div> <div class="resources__region"> <div>Region</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/596" hreflang="en">Hong Kong</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__restricted"> <div>Restricted</div> <div>On</div> </div> <p>In this time of crisis, it&#039;s important that employers and employees are safe and health. This article explains what the employers duties are to ensure the health and safety of their employees in Hong Kong. This resources was produced in February 2020.</p> Thu, 25 Jun 2020 11:40:17 +0000 e.berkowitz 106851 at https://www.acc.com Doing Business in Argentina https://www.acc.com/resource-library/doing-business-argentina-0 Doing Business in Argentina<span><span lang="" about="/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">e.berkowitz</span></span> <span>Tue, 06/23/2020 - 09:32</span> <div class="resources__body"><p>Find an in-depth summary of doing business in Argentina in this article. In-house counsel will learn about investment vehicles, tax considerations, protections of intellectual property, and more.</p> </div> <div class="resources__author"> <div>Author</div> <div>Marval O&#039;Farrell Mairal</div> </div> <div class="resources__file"> <div>File</div> <div><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.acc.com/sites/default/files/resources/upload/Doing%20Business%20in%20Argentina%202020%20baja%20%281%29.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=8209030">Doing Business in Argentina 2020 baja (1).pdf</a></span> </div> </div> <div class="resources__interest-area"> <div>Interest Area</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/66" hreflang="en">Commercial and Contracts</a></div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/96" hreflang="en">Financial Services</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__material-type"> <div>Articles</div> </div> <div class="resources__page-count"> <div>Page Count</div> <div>135</div> </div> <div class="resources__publication-date"> <div>Publication Date</div> <div><time datetime="2020-06-24T13:29:00Z">Wed, 06/24/2020 - 09:29</time> </div> </div> <div class="resources__region"> <div>Region</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/196" hreflang="en">Argentina</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__restricted"> <div>Restricted</div> <div>On</div> </div> <p>Find an in-depth summary of doing business in Argentina in this article. In-house counsel will learn about investment vehicles, tax considerations, protections of intellectual property and more.</p> Tue, 23 Jun 2020 13:32:33 +0000 e.berkowitz 106516 at https://www.acc.com Online Client Onboarding by Licensed Corporations in Hong Kong https://www.acc.com/resource-library/online-client-onboarding-licensed-corporations-hong-kong Online Client Onboarding by Licensed Corporations in Hong Kong<span><span lang="" about="/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">e.berkowitz</span></span> <span>Mon, 06/22/2020 - 12:28</span> <div class="resources__body"><p>This article clarifies the notice from the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC) about alternative procedures available to intermediaries to verify individual clients' identities when onboarding them online.  </p> <p>It goes onto explore new procedures for onboarding, recapping the existing requirements, and implications of intermediaries. </p> <p>This resource was produced in July 2018.</p> </div> <div class="resources__author"> <div>Author</div> <div>Richard Mazzochi, Partner, and Minny Siu, Partner, King &amp; Wood Mallesons</div> </div> <div class="resources__file"> <div>File</div> <div><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.acc.com/sites/default/files/resources/upload/online-client-onboarding-by-licensed-corporations-in-hong-kong.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=507786">online-client-onboarding-by-licensed-corporations-in-hong-kong.pdf</a></span> </div> </div> <div class="resources__interest-area"> <div>Interest Area</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/71" hreflang="en">Compliance and Ethics</a></div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/101" hreflang="en">Government</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__material-type"> <div>Articles</div> </div> <div class="resources__page-count"> <div>Page Count</div> <div>7</div> </div> <div class="resources__publication-date"> <div>Publication Date</div> <div><time datetime="2020-06-22T16:24:00Z">Mon, 06/22/2020 - 12:24</time> </div> </div> <div class="resources__region"> <div>Region</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/596" hreflang="en">Hong Kong</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__restricted"> <div>Restricted</div> <div>On</div> </div> <p>This article clarifies the notice from the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC) about alternative procedures available to intermediaries to verify individual clients&#039; identities when onboarding them online. This resource was produced in July 2018.</p> Mon, 22 Jun 2020 16:28:33 +0000 e.berkowitz 106316 at https://www.acc.com Future-proof Investment: A Legal Guide to ESG and Creating Sustainable Financial Products https://www.acc.com/resource-library/future-proof-investment-legal-guide-esg-and-creating-sustainable-financial Future-proof Investment: A Legal Guide to ESG and Creating Sustainable Financial Products<span><span lang="" about="/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">e.berkowitz</span></span> <span>Mon, 06/22/2020 - 12:22</span> <div class="resources__body"><p>ESG, which stands for Environmental, Social and Governance, refers to a stance or an approach to projects, including financial investments.<br /> In this article, this approach is applied to legal and regulatory framework and how it can impact a companies process when they create financial products.  This resource was produced in May 2019.</p> </div> <div class="resources__author"> <div>Author</div> <div>Urszula McCormack, Partner, Richard Mazzochi, Partner, Guo Sun Lee, Partner, Cindy Shek, Partner, Alix Prentice, Partner, Anne-Maire Neagle, Partner, John Eagleton, Partner, and Leonie Tear, Senior Associate, King &amp; Wood Mallesons</div> </div> <div class="resources__file"> <div>File</div> <div><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.acc.com/sites/default/files/resources/upload/kwm-esg-sustainable-financial-products_0.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=5793583">kwm-esg-sustainable-financial-products_0.pdf</a></span> </div> </div> <div class="resources__interest-area"> <div>Interest Area</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/96" hreflang="en">Financial Services</a></div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/91" hreflang="en">Environmental</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__material-type"> <div>Articles</div> </div> <div class="resources__page-count"> <div>Page Count</div> <div>18</div> </div> <div class="resources__publication-date"> <div>Publication Date</div> <div><time datetime="2020-06-22T16:22:00Z">Mon, 06/22/2020 - 12:22</time> </div> </div> <div class="resources__region"> <div>Region</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/596" hreflang="en">Hong Kong</a></div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/1271" hreflang="en">Global</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__restricted"> <div>Restricted</div> <div>On</div> </div> <p>ESG, which stands for Environmental, Social and Governance, refers to a stance or an approach to projects, including financial investments.<br /> In this article, this approach is applied to legal and regulatory framework and how it can impact a companies process when they create financial products. This resource was produced in May 2019.</p> Mon, 22 Jun 2020 16:22:52 +0000 e.berkowitz 106311 at https://www.acc.com Cutting through the Red Tape in Hong Kong https://www.acc.com/resource-library/cutting-through-red-tape-hong-kong Cutting through the Red Tape in Hong Kong<span><span lang="" about="/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">e.berkowitz</span></span> <span>Mon, 06/22/2020 - 12:05</span> <div class="resources__body"><p>Data regulation has increased in recent years. In this article, specific regulations and their impact on Hong Kong businesses are discussed.  This resource was produced in April 2020.</p> </div> <div class="resources__-hidden-interest-area"> <div>(hidden) Interest Area</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/1306" hreflang="en">Data Protection and Cybersecurity</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__author"> <div>Author</div> <div>Peter Bullock, Partner, and Francoise Tung, Senior Associate, King &amp; Wood Mallesons</div> </div> <div class="resources__interest-area"> <div>Interest Area</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/146" hreflang="en">Technology, Privacy, and eCommerce</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__material-type"> <div>Articles</div> </div> <div class="resources__page-count"> <div>Page Count</div> <div>11</div> </div> <div class="resources__publication-date"> <div>Publication Date</div> <div><time datetime="2020-06-22T16:01:00Z">Mon, 06/22/2020 - 12:01</time> </div> </div> <div class="resources__region"> <div>Region</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/596" hreflang="en">Hong Kong</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__restricted"> <div>Restricted</div> <div>On</div> </div> <p>Data regulation has increased in recent years. In this article, specific regulations and their impact on Hong Kong businesses are discussed. This resource was produced in April 2020.</p> Mon, 22 Jun 2020 16:05:25 +0000 e.berkowitz 106301 at https://www.acc.com All about the Data.... https://www.acc.com/resource-library/all-about-data All about the Data....<span><span lang="" about="/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">e.berkowitz</span></span> <span>Mon, 06/22/2020 - 11:44</span> <div class="resources__body"><p>This article explores how increased opportunities and regulation surrounding data has impacted Hong Kong businesses.  </p> <p>Senior lawyers, business leaders and innovators share their thoughts on such issues as data and consumer interests, regulators, and how data is powerful in business and the law.</p> <p>This resource was produced in March 2019.</p> </div> <div class="resources__-hidden-interest-area"> <div>(hidden) Interest Area</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/1306" hreflang="en">Data Protection and Cybersecurity</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__author"> <div>Author</div> <div>Peter Bullock, Partner, and Urszula McCormack, Partner, King &amp; Wood Mallesons</div> </div> <div class="resources__file"> <div>File</div> <div><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.acc.com/sites/default/files/resources/upload/kwm-all-about-the-data.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=378009">kwm-all-about-the-data.pdf</a></span> </div> </div> <div class="resources__interest-area"> <div>Interest Area</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/146" hreflang="en">Technology, Privacy, and eCommerce</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__material-type"> <div>Articles</div> </div> <div class="resources__page-count"> <div>Page Count</div> <div>4</div> </div> <div class="resources__publication-date"> <div>Publication Date</div> <div><time datetime="2020-06-22T15:40:00Z">Mon, 06/22/2020 - 11:40</time> </div> </div> <div class="resources__region"> <div>Region</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/596" hreflang="en">Hong Kong</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__restricted"> <div>Restricted</div> <div>On</div> </div> <p>This article explores how increased opportunities and regulation surrounding data has impacted Hong Kong businesses. This resource was produced in March 2019.</p> Mon, 22 Jun 2020 15:44:11 +0000 e.berkowitz 106286 at https://www.acc.com Cloud has us Jumping through Hoops https://www.acc.com/resource-library/cloud-has-us-jumping-through-hoops Cloud has us Jumping through Hoops<span><span lang="" about="/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">e.berkowitz</span></span> <span>Mon, 06/22/2020 - 11:27</span> <div class="resources__body"><p>There are a variety of reasons why companies move their data to the Cloud.  In this article, issues with software asset management, use of external electronic data storage, and IT teams capabilities are discussed for Hong Kong-based companies.  This resource was produced in December 2019.</p> </div> <div class="resources__-hidden-interest-area"> <div>(hidden) Interest Area</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/1306" hreflang="en">Data Protection and Cybersecurity</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__author"> <div>Author</div> <div>Peter Bullock, Partner, and Urszula McCormack, Partner, King &amp; Wood Mallesons</div> </div> <div class="resources__file"> <div>File</div> <div><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.acc.com/sites/default/files/resources/upload/cloud-has-us-jumping-through-hoops.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=439744">cloud-has-us-jumping-through-hoops.pdf</a></span> </div> </div> <div class="resources__interest-area"> <div>Interest Area</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/146" hreflang="en">Technology, Privacy, and eCommerce</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__material-type"> <div>Articles</div> </div> <div class="resources__page-count"> <div>Page Count</div> <div>4</div> </div> <div class="resources__publication-date"> <div>Publication Date</div> <div><time datetime="2020-06-22T15:23:00Z">Mon, 06/22/2020 - 11:23</time> </div> </div> <div class="resources__region"> <div>Region</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/596" hreflang="en">Hong Kong</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__restricted"> <div>Restricted</div> <div>On</div> </div> <p>There are a variety of reasons why companies move their data to the Cloud. In this article, issues with software asset management, use of external electronic data storage, and IT teams capabilities are discussed for Hong Kong-based companies. This resource was produced in December 2019.</p> Mon, 22 Jun 2020 15:27:08 +0000 e.berkowitz 106276 at https://www.acc.com A Balancing Act: Drone Regulation in Hong Kong https://www.acc.com/resource-library/balancing-act-drone-regulation-hong-kong A Balancing Act: Drone Regulation in Hong Kong<span><span lang="" about="/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">e.berkowitz</span></span> <span>Mon, 06/22/2020 - 11:14</span> <div class="resources__body"><p>In this article, Hong Kong's developing drone regulations are discussed.  Since the proliferation of inexpensive materials and applicable projects are skyrocketing, Hong Kong is reckoning with rapid advancement in this technology sector.  This resource was produced in 2019.</p> </div> <div class="resources__author"> <div>Author</div> <div>Peter Bullock, Partner, Urszula McCormack, Partner, Ashley Wong, Partner, and Jack Nelson, Associate, King &amp; Wood Mallesons</div> </div> <div class="resources__file"> <div>File</div> <div><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.acc.com/sites/default/files/resources/upload/a-balancing-act-drone-regulation-in-hk.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=273730">a-balancing-act-drone-regulation-in-hk.pdf</a></span> </div> </div> <div class="resources__interest-area"> <div>Interest Area</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/101" hreflang="en">Government</a></div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/146" hreflang="en">Technology, Privacy, and eCommerce</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__material-type"> <div>Articles</div> </div> <div class="resources__page-count"> <div>Page Count</div> <div>8</div> </div> <div class="resources__publication-date"> <div>Publication Date</div> <div><time datetime="2020-06-22T15:10:00Z">Mon, 06/22/2020 - 11:10</time> </div> </div> <div class="resources__region"> <div>Region</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/596" hreflang="en">Hong Kong</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__restricted"> <div>Restricted</div> <div>On</div> </div> <p>In this article, Hong Kong&#039;s developing drone regulations are discussed. Since the proliferation of inexpensive materials and applicable projects are skyrocketing, Hong Kong is reckoning with rapid advancement in this technology sector. This resource was produced in 2019.</p> Mon, 22 Jun 2020 15:14:04 +0000 e.berkowitz 106266 at https://www.acc.com Women of Color: A Study of Law School Experience https://www.acc.com/resource-library/women-color-study-law-school-experience Women of Color: A Study of Law School Experience<span><span lang="" about="/user/251" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">e.berkowitz</span></span> <span>Fri, 06/19/2020 - 09:20</span> <div class="resources__body"><p>This study looks at the fundamentally different experiences of law students when it comes to racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, and provides information about how these differences may impact their professional opportunities.</p> <p>Some topics examined in this study are dimensions of satisfaction, perception of race and gender relations, adverse interaction, judicial clerkships, study groups, and more.</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:black">For questions about the report, please contact <a href="mailto: centerforwomeninlaw@law.utexas.edu">centerforwomeninlaw@law.utexas.edu</a> or <a href="mailto: info@nalpfoundation.org">info@nalpfoundation.org</a>. </span></p> <p></p> </div> <div class="resources__-hidden-interest-area"> <div>(hidden) Interest Area</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/1296" hreflang="en">Human Rights</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__author"> <div>Author</div> <div>NALP Foundation and the Center for Women in Law</div> </div> <div class="resources__file"> <div>File</div> <div><span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"><a href="https://www.acc.com/sites/default/files/resources/upload/WomenofColor-AStudyofLawSchoolExperiencesReport.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=2796380">WomenofColor-AStudyofLawSchoolExperiencesReport.pdf</a></span> </div> </div> <div class="resources__interest-area"> <div>Interest Area</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/151" hreflang="en">Skills and Professional Development</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__material-type"> <div>Articles</div> </div> <div class="resources__page-count"> <div>Page Count</div> <div>166</div> </div> <div class="resources__publication-date"> <div>Publication Date</div> <div><time datetime="2020-06-19T13:05:00Z">Fri, 06/19/2020 - 09:05</time> </div> </div> <div class="resources__region"> <div>Region</div> <div> <div><a href="/taxonomy/term/191" hreflang="en">United States</a></div> </div> </div> <div class="resources__restricted"> <div>Restricted</div> <div>On</div> </div> <p>This study looks at the fundamentally different experiences of law students when it comes to racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds, and provides information about how these differences may impact their professional opportunities.<br /> <br /> For questions about the report, please contact centerforwomeninlaw@law.utexas.edu or info@nalpfoundation.org.</p> Fri, 19 Jun 2020 13:20:17 +0000 e.berkowitz 106076 at https://www.acc.com