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30th July 2020 - Join Thomson Reuters at Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Awards

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We are delighted to share that Thomson Reuters, winners of the Community Business Hong Kong LGBT+ Newcomer Award in 2018, and Awarded the Gold Standard and ranked 5th on the Community Business Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Index, are now shortlisted as a 'Finalist' in the LGBT+ Network Award for the work of our Employee run Business Resource Group, Pride at Work, in the Community Business Hong Kong LGBT+ Inclusion Awards 2020.

Thomson Reuters Pride at Work - Finalist in LGBT+ Network Award 2020

 

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Thomson Reuters is a Gold Sponsor of this year's Awards, and also we are sponsoring the LGBT+ Inclusion Champion Award 2020, won by our own Robert Head in 2019. 

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Event Details:

Thursday, 30 July, 2020

6:30pm-8:30pm

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This year the ceremony is being live streamed on YouTube Live, and its open to anyone to register to watch.  Our team will certainly be watching, and we wish all the Finalist 

Thomson Reuters and Pride at Work are proud to be a supporting organisation of the Hong Kong LGBT+ Attorneys Network (HKGALA) who have brought law firms and in-house teams together to collaborate on driving LGBT+ inclusion in Hong Kong.through meaningful analysis, understanding and intervention in and about LGBT+ related case law and legal matters.

 

DES VOEUX CHAMBERS – A WORD OF COUNSEL

A Word of Counsel provides the legal market with insights and key takeaways on topical issues derived from the evolving landscape and is now available on Westlaw Asia as a journal. Published quarterly, the articles provide updates on legislative changes and trends and there are case reports featuring landmark judgments shaping the Hong Kong legal landscape.

Coverage included on Westlaw Asia is from 2018 to present.

Features include:

  • Links to full text judgments of cases reported on
  • Links to cited cases
  • Links to legislation
  • Links to commentary on Westlaw Asia including the Hong Kong White Book
  • Citation format (2020) 8 HKDVC 34

Contributing Authors from Des Voeux Chambers include but are not limited to: John Scott SC, Clifford Smith SC, José-Antonio Maurellet SC, Barrie Barlow SC, John Litton SC, Anson Wong SC, Johnny Mok SC, Chua Guan-Hok SC, Winnie Tam SC

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APAC & Emerging Markets COVID-19 Resource Centre

Thomson Reuters have now launched an APAC & Emerging Markets COVID-19 Resource Centre with coverage of:

  • Africa
  • Australia & New Zealand
  • China & Hong Kong
  • India
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Middle East & North Africa
  • South East Asia

 

New COVID-19 Legal Materials and News on Thomson Reuters Westlaw (US Service)

Subscribers of Thomson Reuters Westlaw can now access the COVID-19 Legal Materials and News section.

Coverage includes:

  • Federal Legislation
  • Federal Executive Orders
  • Administrative Decisions and Guidance
  • State Legislation
  • State Executive Orders
  • Cases
  • Court Emergency Orders & Information
  • Regulations (Inclusing Emergency and Other Related Regulations).
  • Dockets
  • Secondary Sources (including Emerging Areas of Practice Series - Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • News

Also still available is our COVID 19 Resource Centre

New Journal: Hong Kong Dispute Resolution Bulletin

Informing Kong Kong's disputes lawyers for 10 years now as an eNewsletter, the Hong Kong Dispute Resolution Bulletin from Sweet & Maxwell, and produced in partnership with Davis Polk & Wardwell, is now available on Westlaw Asia as a journal.  Published every 2 weeks this eNewsletter provides summaries and detailed analysis of key cases impacting civil procedure and dispute resolution in Hong Kong.

Coverage included on Westlaw Asia is from 2016 to present.

Features include:

  • Links to full text judgments of cases reported on.
  • Linking to cited cases
  • Links to legislation
  • Links to commentary on Westlaw Asia including the Hong Kong White Book

Citation format [2020] 5 HKDRB A

Contributing Editors from Davis Polk: Martin Rogers, Robyn Crowter, Sui Hang Hui, Alice Leung, Noble Mak, Joyce Chow, Enoch Lee, Jonathan Sit, Lincoln Jim, Sophie Liu, Kate Chan, Jovi Cheng, Lok Cheung, Leanne Chu, Jacky Fung, Kirstie Leung and Caroline Wang.

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