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Hong Kong Court spits out ceviche: “objectionable” Peruvian fisheries business Chapter 11 trustee refused common law assistance

Hong Kong - January 17 2019 In a highly international cross-border restructuring, the High Court of Hong Kong has refused to assist the New York-based Chapter 11 trustee of a...

Paul Apáthy, Philip Lis, May Tai, Gareth Thomas, Alexander Aitken, Priya Aswani.


Hong Kong Court of Appeal ends 12-year Xiamen v Eton Properties saga

Hong Kong - January 8 2019 As discussed in this post, Xiamen Xingjingdi Group Co Ltd (XJ) and various co-defendants affiliated with Eton Properties Ltd (together, EP) have been...

Kathryn Sanger, Simon Chapman, Briana Young.


Legal Advice Privilege: Why HK Lawyers and Businesses need to know about the Narrow Position under English Law

United Kingdom, Hong Kong - December 7 2018 Hong Kong law and English law have over recent years diverged on the meaning of “client” for the purposes of asserting legal advice privilege...

Jojo Fan, Philip Lis, Gareth Thomas.


Hong Kong Court Grants Injunction, Holds Tortious Claim Unaffected by Arbitration Agreement

Hong Kong - November 29 2018 In Castlemil Infant (HK) Supplies Co Ltd v Care N Love Development Ltd 2018 HKDC 1419, the Hong Kong District Court granted a mandatory injunction...

May Tai, Gareth Thomas, Priya Aswani.


Hong Kong Courts refuse challenge to recognise mainland judgment under the Mainland Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Ordinance

Hong Kong - November 20 2018 In the case of Wang Qian Wei v 郭文雨 & 郭小琼 2018 HKCFI 2253, the 1st Defendant (a judgment debtor) opposed the Plaintiff’s (the judgment creditor)...

May Tai, Hew Kian Heong, Michelle Li, Gareth Thomas, Helen Tang, Jessica Fei, Priya Aswani.