EU General Data Protection Regulation

THE EU GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR) SPECIFIC RIGHTS

Marketing INCORPORATION

Below is a follow up on the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and an overview of the new data subject rights. Take time to review and make sure you’re aware of the specific processes and actions that your company needs to take to adhere to your users’ rights.   Data Subject Rights Breach Notification It will become mandatory …

EU General Data Protection Regulation

THE EU GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)

Marketing INCORPORATION

As of May 25th, 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been put into effect. Replacing the Data Protection Directive from 1995, the GDPR is adjusting how organizations across the region handle their data privacy and creating a unified set of data privacy laws to help protect and recognize all EU citizen’s data privacy. Below, you can read …

Dragon Boat Festival 2018

HAPPY DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL!

Marketing EVENT

The Dragon Boat Festival is a traditional holiday to show respect to the famous Chinese scholar Qu Yuan. The festival occurs on the fifth day of the fifth month on the Chinese calendar. This year, the festival is held on the 18th of June. To celebrate the festival, people love eating rice dumplings and race dragon boats. Both of these …

THE BELT AND ROAD SUMMIT

Marketing EVENT

On 28 June the Belt and Road Summit will be held in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. This event is being held to discuss the opportunities and challenges the Belt and Road Initiative creates, and how best to face them. What is the Belt and Road Initiative? The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is an effort by the …

Companies Registry

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TRADEMARK REGISTRATION AND COMPANY REGISTRATION

Marketing INCORPORATION

Under Hong Kong law, there are subtle differences between Trademark Registration and Company Registration, for example, whether Company Registration protects brand or business names. In this blog, we are going to address the differences between the Companies Registry and Company Registration, and how Trademark Registration is different. The most important difference is that Company Registration is not an indication of trademark rights. In …

ACCEPTABLE OFFICIAL DOCUMENT FORMAT IN HONG KONG

Marketing COMPANY SECRETARIAL

Sometimes we have to file relevant official documents to the Inland Revenue Department or the Companies Registry. Sometimes, however, are documents are rejected due to their unacceptable format . Below are a few common cases of unacceptable formats: Some documents are printed 2-sided. Some documents use American Header Paper. Therefore, we want to kindly remind you that all official documents sent …

WHAT TO DO WHEN I RECEIVE MY PROFIT TAX RETURN FORM?

Marketing ACCOUNTING & AUDITING

18 months after the date of incorporation of your company, you will receive your first Profit Tax Return Form from the Inland Revenue Department. Here below are 4 important points you should know about that form. 1. Don’t miss the deadline! The deadline for submitting the Profit Tax Return Form is 3 months after the issued date for your first year …

PRODUCTIVITY – YOUR LIFE WILL CHANGE WHEN YOU START TIDYING UP

Marketing CO-WORKING SPACE

If you have a messy office desk, and you still struggle to find your things quickly, you are one of the many that suffer from office desk clutter. So you’ve got a desk or office you would like to tidy up. We’ve all been there, there’s no shame about it. Check out the advice below to get it under control …

5 SALES QUESTIONS TO CLOSE MORE DEALS

Marketing INCORPORATION

While closing sales, asking is usually more important than answering questions. When utilized well, questions can help shape the conversation and engage your clients in a more relevant way. Below are five sales questions that you should ask while meeting potential clients. 1. How did you hear about us? This question can help you to know which angle to use when …