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US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Mike Pompeo, U.S. secretary of state, left, at a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on May 29, 2020. Trump said the U.S. will strip Hong Kong of its special trade status. Photo: Yuri Gripas/Abaca/Bloomberg

The announcement by President Donald Trump on May 29 that he will begin stripping Hong Kong of its special trade privileges and that he no longer considers Hong Kong to be separate from China has prompted global lawyers and international corporations to worry about the future of Hong Kong and their place in the city.

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Vincent Chow

Vincent Chow is a reporter for Law.com International and China Law & Practice, based in Hong Kong. He writes about lawyers and legal issues in Hong Kong and China and covers the business of law, global and domestic law firms, in-house legal departments and regulatory issues. He can be reached at vchow@alm.com.

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