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Hong Kong proposes new legislation to protect the confidentiality of mediations
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • November 24 2011

The recently gazetted Mediation Bill (the "Bill") aims to protect the confidential nature of any "mediation communication", which is any communication made for the purpose of or in the course of mediation


Court of Appeal upheld SFC's appeal in Tiger Asia, confirming CFI's power to make final orders based on own finding of alleged market misconduct
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • February 28 2012

The Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") secured a victory in the Court of Appeal last week in its ongoing battle against the New York-based hedge fund Tiger Asia Management LLC and several of its officers


Hong Kong class action reform
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • June 21 2012

In a class action, a representative plaintiff sues on behalf of a "class" of persons who have a claim in respect of the same alleged wrong or whose claims raise the same questions of law or fact


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


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


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


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


Reforms ahead for litigation funding in Hong Kong?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • March 13 2012

The cost of civil litigation can be high, and in many jurisdictions the law allows arrangements which can lower the costs risks to litigants