Employee Share Option Plans in Hong Kong
How does ESOP work?
Employee Share Option Plan (ESOP) refers to the mechanism by which a company (which can be either private or listed) offers to one of more employee(s) the right to buy a specific number (or a specific percentage) of shares in the company, at a specific price (the exercise price) and during a specified period, usually within a number of years (the exercise period).
Same-sex couples and civil partners now eligible to apply for dependant visas in Hong Kong
The Hong Kong government issued on 18 September 2018 a revision to the immigration policy for entry of non-local dependants (the ‘‘New Policy’’), easing the visa rules for legally-recognized same-sex couples and civil partners willing to work or reside in Hong Kong.