AROMATHERAPY AT THE OFFICE

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Be honest. Are you happy with the way everything is in your office: the furniture arrangement, noise level, view, working space…It’s true. There are a lot of things over which we have little control. However, there are some seemingly small things that can make all the difference. How about starting with smell? According to Entrepreneur magazine , “Smell is the strongest of …

Reminder! Hong Kong Investment Visa Workshop by Stephen Barnes, Dec 13th

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We are very happy to have Stephen Barnes, author of the Hong Kong Visa Handbook and renowned expert on visa and immigration matters in the HKSAR, to talk about the challenges faced by foreign national entrepreneurs in securing the necessary immigration permissions to join in or establish businesses here in Hong Kong. This is a free seminar. Stephen will be …

Setting up a Non-Profit Organization in Hong Kong (Part Two)

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In our previous blog we mentioned that you have two options when setting up a non-profit organization in Hong Kong. First one – you can set up a company. And here is the second one: Set Up a Society To register as a Society, an organization must register with the Societies Office of the Police Department (http://www.police.gov.hk/) Many less formal …

Setting up a Non-Profit Organization in Hong Kong

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You are thinking of starting a club, association or any other type of non-profit organization in Hong Kong What are your legal incorporation options? Set up a company Quite a lot of charities and non-profit organization opt for this. The entity follows the usual steps to register a company limited by “guarantee” instead of limited by “shares”, as there is …

How To Set Up A Representative Office In Hong Kong

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You have an established company in your own country, but think that Hong Kong presents good business opportunities? What are you options for exploring business opportunities in Hong Kong? – You can set up a brand new company You can set up a branch office. And this is what we’d like to cover in a bit more detail in this …

Company Registration Vs. Trademark Registration

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Quite a few people tend to confuse the two notions: company registration and trademark registration. Some even think they are the same and require one application. This is not the case. Separate laws and systems regulate the registration of company names, business names and trademarks in Hong Kong. Let’s say you want to register a business in Hong Kong.  You …

Hong Kong Investment Visa Application Workshop “Do It Yourself: Apply for an Investment Visa for Hong Kong Visa Without Paying for Professional Help”

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We are very happy to have Stephen Barnes, author of the Hong Kong Visa Handbook and renowned expert on visa and immigration matters in the HKSAR, to talk about the challenges faced by foreign national entrepreneurs in securing the necessary immigration permissions to join in or establish businesses here in Hong Kong. This is a free seminar. Stephen will be …

Same Sex Marriages: Can Your Partner Get A Dependent Visa?

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Let’s say that you and your partner got married in California. Then one of you gets a promising career or business opportunity in Hong Kong and would like to move. Under standard circumstances, your married partner should be eligible for a dependent visa, right? Unfortunately, Hong Kong still does not recognize same-sex marriages and your partner will not be a …

Same Sex Marriages: Can My Partner Come to Hong Kong?

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Let’s say that you and your partner got married in California. Then one of you gets a promising career or business opportunity in Hong Kong and would like to move. Under standard circumstances, your married partner should be eligible for a dependent visa, right? Unfortunately, Hong Kong still does not recognize same-sex marriages and your partner will not be a …