Risks for International Business in Hong Kong


In June 2020, the Hong Kong National Security Law was introduced, threatening the overall autonomy of Hong Kong and the future of the “One Country, Two Systems” structure.

This Harvard report, by Dennis W. H. Kwok and Elizabeth Donkervoort, analyzes the impacts of Hong Kong’s National Security Law on the domestic legal system and its civil law jurisprudence. It explores new challenges faced by international businesses working inside Hong Kong and the obstacles they face when dealing with the People’s Republic of China in matters of business or those impinging on national security in mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, and civil disputes.

Read the full article via Harvard here.