PROMULGATION OF THE CODE OF PRACTICE FOR EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES

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Recently, there has been some updates on the code of practice for employment. Here below are the main amendments: Increasing the maximum penalty on Employment Agencies (EAs) overcharging job-seekers or operating without a license Extending the scope of the offence of overcharging job-seeker Extending the statuary time limit for prosecution of the offence of overcharging job-seekers and unlicensed operation of …

How important is a company secretary? Why does a Hong Kong limited company needs one?

Centre O COMPANY SECRETARIAL

Firstly, in Hong Kong, according to the Companies Ordinance, appointing a company secretary is mandatory, every company should have one. The secretary, if an individual must ordinarily reside in Hong Kong; or if a body corporate, must have its registered office or a place of business in Hong Kong. The sole director of a private company cannot be the company …

Trademark Classifications in Hong Kong: Class 41 to 45

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Class 41 Education; providing of training; entertainment; sporting and cultural activities. This class covers mainly services provided by persons or institutions in the development of the mental faculties of persons or animals, as well as services intended to entertain or to engage the attention. Examples of companies and services: Stanford Swim School – Sports institution SPCA – Animal training Class …

Trademark Classifications in Hong Kong: Class 35 to 40

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Services While class 1 to 34 cover different types of goods, class 35 to 45 cover different types of services for people who want to trademark a service to choose from. ·         Class 35 Advertising; business management; business administration; office functions. This class includes mainly services rendered by persons or organizations principally with the object of: 1. help in the …

November 3-The Upcoming Event: Shareholders:Key Ageements and Decisions to Make

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Being a shareholder can be an exciting and rewarding, but it can be complex as well. At some stage agreements are needed to protect you and your interests. A shareholders’ agreement contains detailed rules relating to the running of the company and the relationship between the shareholders.  This can be beneficial both to minority and majority shareholders, and is important …

Trademark Classifications in Hong Kong: Class 31 to 34

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l    Class 31 Grains and agricultural, horticultural and forestry products not included in other classes; live animals; fresh fruits and vegetables; seeds; natural plants and flowers; foodstuffs for animals; malt. This class includes mainly land products not having been subjected to any form of preparation for consumption, live animals and plants as well as foodstuffs for animals. This Class does …

Trademark Classifications in Hong Kong: Class 26 to 30

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l   Class 26 Lace and embroidery, ribbons and braid; buttons, hooks and eyes, pins and needles; artificial flowers. This Class includes, in particular: slide fasteners. This Class does not include, in particular: certain special types of hooks and needles; yarns and threads that are for textile use. Example of company and products: YKK – Zip, slide fasteners Berwick Offray – …

Trademark Classifications in Hong Kong: Class 21 to 25

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l    Class 21 Household or kitchen utensils and containers; combs and sponges; brushes (except paintbrushes); brush-making materials; articles for cleaning purposes; steelwool; unworked or semi-worked glass (except glass used in building); glassware, porcelain and earthenware not included in other classes. This Class includes, in particular: utensils and containers for household and kitchen use; electric combs; electric toothbrushes; dish stands and …