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A safe haven from which to plan foreign bribes: the lack of extra-territoriality of Hong Kong's anti-bribery laws

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • August 31 2014

The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal ("CFA") has confirmed that Hong Kong's much feted anti-graft laws do not apply to conspiracies made in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Court of First Instance case casts spotlight on new Practice Direction on "e-discovery" between parties

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • August 29 2014

Discovery of electronically created or electronically stored information in civil litigation (e-discovery) is a complex and often costly process. A

Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal confirms non-taxability of unrealised gains in trading stock

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • November 22 2013

Profits tax in Hong Kong under the relevant tax statute, the Inland Revenue Ordinance (the Ordinance), is in general imposed on Hong Kong sourced

International Regulatory Update 23-27 September 2013

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Germany, Global, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 1 2013

The UK government has launched a legal challenge with the European Courts of Justice (ECJ) on the remuneration provisions under the Capital

International mediation guide

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Belgium, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Morocco, Netherlands, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 27 2013

We have compiled this Mediation Guide with a view to providing a better understanding Of the differences between jurisdictions in respect of

SFC's attempt to obtain final freezing orders against offshore hedge fund's asset fails

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • June 24 2011

Just over two weeks ago, we reported that Hong Kong's securities regulator, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) had argued in Hong Kong's High Court that the SFC has a freestanding and broad power when dealing with market misconduct offences to obtain final orders from the High Court freezing the assets of a New York-based hedge fund, Tiger Asia Management LLC (Tiger Asia), worth HK$38.5 million, without the SFC first having brought either civil proceedings before the Market Misconduct Tribunal (MMT) or criminal proceedings

Securities and Futures Appeal Tribunal - landmark court of appeal decision

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • June 16 2011

In a landmark decision, the Court of Appeal unanimously overturned the practice that the Securities and Futures Appeal Tribunal (the SFAT) has adopted since 2003 in only proceeding on the basis that it has a limited role in reviewing Securities and Futures Commission (the SFC) decisions which are appealed to the SFAT

Hong Kong court ruled in favour of a taxpayer on its offshore claim

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • May 12 2011

The Court of First Instance has recently delivered a judgment in favour of Li & Fung (Trading) Limited (LFT) in its tax dispute with the Inland Revenue

Two years on from the civil justice reform: reducing delay in litigation and facilitating out-of-court settlements

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • May 9 2011

The 2nd of April 2011 marked the two year anniversary of the substantial statutory reform to the practice and procedure of the Hong Kong Court system: the so-called "Civil Justice Reform" (CJR

Shenanigans in Shangri-La? Hong Kong courts refuse to enforce mainland China arbitral award

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • April 29 2011

In a recent decision the Hong Kong Court of First Instance refused to enforce a mainland arbitral award on public policy grounds