An amendment to Hong Kong’s Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Ordinance (“AMLO”) will be introduced to the Legislative Council for first reading on 6 July 20221, as the next step toward establishing a licensing regime for virtual asset service providers (“VASPs”) early next year...
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Further extension of the state of emergency and latest emergency measures regarding Green Pass in the workplace
The holiday period that has just ended, which marked a record increase in the number of COVID-19 infections, was characterized by the adoption of emergency measures of significant impact on daily life and business activities. Law Decree no. 221 of December 24, 2021 (“LD 221/2021”) has further extended the state of emergency until March 31, 2022. Such an extension has entailed, for private employers, among others, the extension of certain emergency measures, including the possibility of implementing the Smart Working using the well-known simplified procedure, as well as the extension of the use of COVID green certification (so-called Green Pass) in the workplace...
As of Monday, 30th May 2022, we will be relocating to our new offices at the following address: Suite 3002, 30/F, Oxford House, 979 King?s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong...
Rome, July 8, 2022 – International law firm Gianni & Origoni is pleased to announce the election of six new Non-Equity Partners: Mattia Casarosa (Corporate/M&A), Salvatore Gaudiello (Litigation and Arbitration), Ilaria Laureti (Banking), Piergiorgio Picardi (Banking), Guido Reggiani (Energy) and Raffaele Sansone (Banking and Finance). Mattia Casarosa joined GOP in 2015 and specialises in M&A, corporate law and commercial law...