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Hong Kong: Court of First Instance clarifies test for adding debts accrued after presentation of a creditors’ winding up petition
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • March 9 2016

In Re Hin-Pro International Logistics Limited, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance held that it has jurisdiction to grant leave to amend a

The English High Court pierces the corporate veil using the “evasion principle”
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 30 2015

In Paul David Wood & Anor v Timothy Darren Baker & Ors, the joint trustees in bankruptcy of the bankrupt's property successfully obtained injunctions

France: Macron law adopted
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • France
  • September 28 2015

Law n2015 990 for growth, activity and equality of economic opportunities, the Macron Law, was finally adopted on 6 August 2015. This law covers a

Court of Appeal confirms contractual rules apply by analogy to assessment of compensation under cross-undertaking in damages
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 10 2014

A recent Court of Appeal decision has confirmed that the usual contractual rules, including as to remoteness of damage, apply by analogy to the

General Counsel Update - June 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 21 2013

The Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors' Report) Regulations 2013 (Regulations) to amend the structure of UK annual reports have

A summary of major developments in key areas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Indonesia, Myanmar, United Kingdom
  • March 7 2013

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and institutional bodies have published the following guidance in relation to corporate governance and

Preview 2013 (UK law)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • January 15 2013

2013 will herald some significant changes to the UK legal arena, notably in the corporate area in relation to executive remuneration and narrative

General Counsel update - legal guide edition 32
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Myanmar, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • November 29 2012

A summary of major developments in key areas

General counsel update: 31 May 2012
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Spain, United Kingdom, Argentina, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Singapore
  • May 31 2012

This is the twenty-ninth in our series of General Counsel Updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas

Guilty but unaware? Potential criminal and civil sanctions in the UAE against directors of companies in financial difficulties
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • November 16 2010

In our October 2010 edition of Middle East Exchange, we looked at the general duties which directors and managers of UAE companies owe to their companies and their shareholders