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Hong Kong High Court Stays Litigation in Favor of Arbitration

Hong Kong - December 7 2017 On 27 November 2017, the High Court of Hong Kong issued a judgment in which it again demonstrated its willingness to uphold an arbitration agreement...

Steven C. Nelson.


Hong Kong Securities Laws Violations: SFC’s Case Against Moody’s - Part 3

Hong Kong - June 20 2017 On June 8, 2017, the Hong Kong Court of Appeal handed down a judgment dismissing an appeal brought by Moody’s challenging a Securities and Futures...

David Richardson.


Hong Kong Email Wire Fraud Epidemic - How to retrieve funds and prevent wire fraud

Hong Kong - February 28 2017 Over the Lunar New Year period, we observed a spate of email wire frauds (or ‘business email scams’) which involve funds being wired internationally...

Janet Wong.


Important Hong Kong Decision Broadens Scope of Disclosure for SFC in Disqualification Proceedings

Hong Kong - January 23 2017 In December 2016, the High Court of Hong Kong ordered the Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") to disclose all relevant materials obtained in...

David Richardson.


Hong Kong and Overseas Businesses Defrauded of over HK$1.8 billion (US$231m) in 2016

Hong Kong - December 20 2016 Email wire fraud scammers continue to target local and international businesses with victims suffering millions of dollars of lost funds wired to Hong...

Steven C. Nelson.