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Trust law reform takes a step forward
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • February 21 2013

After a number of years in gestation, the Trust Law (Amendment) Bill was gazetted on 8 February 2013. The Bill is widely regarded as a necessary


Private wealth newsletter - winter 201213
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • January 17 2013

Family company disputes are becoming more common and high profile. Whilst the Fook Lam Moon case recently attracted a lot of publicity, the matter


Tiger Asia management loses final jurisdictional challenge: Hong Kong's highest court confirms court's free-standing power to grant orders over contraventions of the securities and futures ordinance under Section 213
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • May 16 2013

After over two and a half years since US-based hedge fund manager Tiger Asia Management LLC and its three officers (collectively "Tiger Asia") sought


Further clarification of the Hong Kong courts' jurisdiction to wind up unregistered overseas companies
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • March 21 2013

In Re Pioneer Iron & Steel Group Company Ltd (HCCW 3222010) the Honourable Mr Justice Harris considered the Hong Kong winding-up petition brought by


Private Wealth Newsletter - Spring 2013
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • May 2 2013

This bulletin briefly summarises three recent court decisions. They concern three separate legal concepts which all may seem a little obscure, but


Hong Kong Court of Appeal gives important guidance on Beddoe applications
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • January 15 2013

The Court of Appeal in Hong Kong has recently provided important guidance both on the Beddoe procedure and the substance of a Beddoe order in its


Hong Kong courts provide guidance on sanctioned offers
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • June 7 2013

There have been a number of recent cases in which the Hong Kong courts have provided guidance on the effect of sanctioned offers. The trend appears


Implications of Hong Kong’s new commitment to conform with the latest international standard of tax information exchange
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • March 2 2010

Amid the global trend towards greater transparency in tax administration and closer cooperation between tax authorities, Hong Kong has so far lagged behind other developed economies in failing to incorporate in its double taxation agreements the latest Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development cross-border tax information exchange standard


Regulator triumphs as issuer is delisted
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • January 15 2010

The shares in Sanyuan Group Limited have recently been delisted from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange after a suspension of over five years and seven months


Proposed statutory backing to the obligation on Hong Kong listed corporations to disclose price sensitive information
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • April 29 2010

In March 2010, the Hong Kong Government published its Consultation on the Proposed Statutory Codification of Certain Requirements to Disclose Price Sensitive Information by Listed Corporations (the Proposal