Author: Horizons

Roberto Gilardino, Regional Partner Asia and Additional Countries, selected by Advisory Excellence as the Investigation Services expert in China

At Horizons, we deliver client-centric solutions with tangible results. Our investigation services probe deep through the cultural nuances to conduct a thorough and forensic analysis. Below, Roberto Gilardino addresses why cultural nuances are significant in investigations through three recent cases. Roberto Gilardino Investigations are crucial aspects in cross-border transactions. Namely, we have conducted numerous investigations…

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What foreign brands should know about trademark protection in China

In recent years, China has stressed repeatedly the importance of intellectual property rights protection. Several legal and administrative measures were adopted to strengthen domestic and international intellectual property protection within China. Additionally, various means to crack down malicious trademark registration. Though, for many foreign brands entering China IPRs infringement remains a high issue. Namely foreign…

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Hong Kong Employment

Enforcing Post-termination Restrictions in Employment Contracts Employers may consider utilising post-termination restrictions (‘PTR’) in employment contracts to safeguard their business. Specifically, PTR is a common legal tool to prevent senior employees from damaging the interests of the company, actions include working for competitors, soliciting clients or suppliers, and poaching employees after departing the company. Employees…

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Global Advisory Experts Awards names Roberto Gilardino as investigation expert of the year in China

Roberto Gilardino leads crucial investigations to assist headquarters bolster company governance in China Roberto GILARDINO, Regional Partner Asia and Additional Countries has been recognised for his investigation expertise in China. Global Advisory Experts Awards celebrates excellence, innovation and performance and determines winners through a rigorous process. Recently, Horizons’ investigation services lead by Roberto has assisted…

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Local measures to stabilise Shanghai economy

On 29 May 2022, the Shanghai Municipal government announced several measures to stablisie the local economy. Namely, the measures support small and micro companies and severely affected sectors including catering, retail, tourism and so forth. Below we summarise the announced measures for businesses in Shanghai. Deferring social insurance payment for companies in catering, retail, tourism…

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