|2015/12/17||Submission to the Bills Committee on Patents (Amendment) Bill 2015|
The Chamber does not oppose the Government’s intent to reform the Patents Bill but is concerned about the lack of concrete evidence as to the advantages arising from the proposed legislative changes.
|2015/12/04||Business Impact Assessment on the Proposed Implementation of Section 33 of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance|
The Chamber has expressed concerns about the Proposed Implementation of Section 33 of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance and urged the Government to give these its serious consideration.
|2015/12/03||2016-17 Policy Address cum Budget Submission|
|2015/10/29||HKGCC Code of Conduct under the Competition Ordinance|
To prepare for the Competition Ordinance coming into effect on 14 December, the Chamber has compiled a Code of Conduct to help members comply with the law. Businesses should review their agreements, policies and practices to ensure they do not fall foul of the Ordinance.
|2015/10/23||Competition Commission consultation on Draft Cartel Leniency Policy|
Under the Draft Cartel Leniency Policy, the Commission will agree not to bring proceedings in the Tribunal for a pecuniary penalty against the first cartel member who reports the cartel conduct to the Commission and meets all the requirements for receiving leniency under the policy. The Chamber’s comments to the Commission’s proposals are given in the link.
|2015/09/09||Proposed Security of Payment Legislation for the Construction Industry|
The Chamber is pleased to see the Government take action in addressing payment disputes that have been plaguing the construction industry for years.
|2015/09/01||Topside Development at Hong Kong Boundary Crossing Facilities Island of HZMB|
The Chamber supports the HKBCF Island project to take advantage of the synergistic effect brought about by the existing transport infrastructure, tourism and leisure facilities, and cultural resources in the Lantau Island and strategically develop the Island into a bridgehead economy.
|2015/08/14||Proposals for Enhancing the Use of Port Backup-up Land in Kwai Tsing|
|2015/08/10||Enactment of Apology Legislation in Hong Kong|
|2015/06/29||The Future Development of the Electricity Market|
HKGCC has long been a supporter of a clean and effective energy policy to ensure a high level of energy reliability and stability, with full regard to affordability and environmental performance. While we appreciate the Government’s efforts to consult the public, we stress that changes are desirable only if certain objectives are achievable.