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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, Alexander Aitken, Dominic Geiser, Priya Aswani.


Distributing Mainland cash in Hong Kong liquidation: yuan more reason to depart from the pari passu principle

Hong Kong - December 21 2018 A recent decision of the High Court of Hong Kong examined a liquidator's powers to distribute a Hong Kong company's assets in the PRC (being...

Jeremy Haywood, Philip Lis.


HKMA set to turn up the heat on bank culture in 2019

Hong Kong - December 20 2018 On 19 December 2018, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) announced that it will introduce supervisory measures (Supervisory Measures) focused...

Emily Rumble, Hannah Cassidy, William Hallatt.


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, Dominic Geiser.


Hong Kong: Proposed changes to Discrimination laws

Hong Kong - December 7 2018 On 30 November 2018, legislation was gazetted which proposes various amendments to the Sex Discrimination Ordinance, Disability Discrimination...

Tess Lumsdaine.