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Philipp Hanusch is a Special Counsel at Baker McKenzie in Hong Kong. His practice focuses on international commercial arbitration. He has represented parties in arbitrations under the rules of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the China International Economic Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC), the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC), and the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), and in ad hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules.

The Hong Kong National Security Law took effect on 30 June 2020. The 66-article law criminalizes four types of acts: secession, subversion of State power, terrorist activities, and collusion with foreign or external forces to endanger national security. It also stipulates the corresponding penalties, which in the most serious cases,…

On 30 June 2020, the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (NSL) came into operation in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). Broadly speaking, the NSL criminalizes four types of acts: (1) secession, (2) subversion, (3) terrorist…