NEW INSPECTION REGIME - Phase 2 commences on 24 Oct 2022

New Inspection Regime of Companies Register as maintained by the Hong Kong Companies Registry

Phase 2 of the abovesaid New Inspection Regime comes into force today (24 October 2022).

NEW INSPECTION REGIME - PHASE 1

In view of rising community concern over whether personal information contained in public registers is adequately protected, a new inspection regime under the Companies Ordinance (Cap 622) was introduced.

Message from BVI on service arrangement

… working remotely as from 26 August 2020 for 14 days and suspension of contactless-in-person services until 31 August 2020

The BVI Government have announced that they have further cases of Covid-19 meaning the Territory is now classified as having ‘clusters of cases’.

Employment Support Scheme (“ESS”) – Update

The HKSAR Government held a press conference yesterday and announced that online application for the second tranche (providing wage subsidies for the months from September to November 2020) will be accepted from 31 August 2020 to 13 September 2020. Employers who have applied for the first tranche of wage subsidies (whether successful or not)must submit a fresh application and should use the same bank account to receive the subsidies. Once the application is approved, employers should be able to receive the wage subsidies in 3-4 weeks’ time