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The importance of a set of well-drafted post-termination restrictive covenants

Movement of talent is common in Hong Kong and often without notice. A set of bespoke, well-drafted post-termination restrictive covenants can protect an employer’s legitimate business interests and deter breaches by employees and competitors alike. However, what should a well-drafted restrictive covenant look like? Hong Kong Courts are often reluctant to uphold non-compete provisions. The position in Hong Kong, as in many common law jurisdictions, is that covenants in restraint of trade are unenforceable unless they can be shown to be reasonable between the parties and in the public interest. In such case, what can an employer do to protect its interests? ...

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Taking on contract work may be a smart career move

The contract employment market seems to be picking up, according to the “2016 Michael Page Greater China Employee Intentions Report...... ...

Be alert to new rules on hiring of mainland labour

On March 1 this year, the mainland's new Provisional Regulations on Labour Dispatch came into effect, writes Helen Beech and Karen Ip. ...

Harnessing the power to help others settle differences

When a dispute arises as a result of one party not conforming to its obligations under a contractual relationship, the other party may try to negotiate to see if there is any chance of reaching a settlement – even though the outcome may be a compromise, writes Christopher To. ...