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Court of First Instance decides whether Nina Wang has bequeathed her fortune as an absolute gift or a charitable trust
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • February 26 2013

In its decision of 22 February 2013 the Court of First Instance ("CFI") decided that, on its true construction, Nina Wang's Will gave her


The Hong Kong Court of First Instance rules on whether the “no reflective loss” principle applies to a shareholder’s claim brought under a personal guarantee
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • June 5 2013

In the recent case of Suen Kwai Kam v Zhong Hua International Holdings Ltd and others 2013 HKEC 457 the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (CFI


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


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


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


The year of the dragon a litigator's review of key cases and developments
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • February 8 2013

As the Year of the Dragon draws to a close we summarise in this e-bulletin some key cases and developments which are likely to be of interest to


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


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


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


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