Data work within Hogan Lovells’ Hong Kong office sits in the firm’s IP and TMT practices, led by partners Mark Parsons and Eugene Low; several peers cite Parsons as an outstanding practitioner. On the advisory side, work includes assisting clients as they look to capitalise on the value of their data, with recent changes to Hong Kong’s open banking laws keeping the team busy. Contentious work focuses on data breaches across Asia, as well as assisting with the data aspect of law enforcement investigations.
Recent work includes advising fintech and e-commerce companies on open data rules and e-money regulations. The firm also assists retail, TMT and auto companies on data protection and cybersecurity matters.