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Hong Kong court confirms that a third party security holder can excerise its powers of sale over assets despite a Mareva injunction prohibiting the disposal of those assets

Hong Kong - November 6 2018 In the recent case of China Merchants Bank Co Ltd, Taiyuan Branch v Cai Sui Xin (HCMP 29112016), the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (CFI) has...

Dominic Geiser.


Hong Kong Court of First Instance upholds rule against litigation funding agreements

Hong Kong - November 5 2018 The Court of First Instance upheld the well-established common law rule against maintenance and champerty in the recent test case of Raafat Imam v...

Gareth Thomas, Dominic Geiser, Priya Aswani.


Hong Kong Courts grant anti-suit injunctions to restrain foreign proceedings in breach of an arbitration agreement

Hong Kong - February 5 2018 In Arjowiggins HKK2 Ltd v Shandong Chenming Paper Holdings Ltd 2018 HKCFI 93, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance has granted an anti-suit...

May Tai, Gareth Thomas, Simon Chapman, Dominic Geiser.


OTC derivatives update: Are you ready for 1 September 2016?

Hong Kong - August 29 2016 On 1 September 2016, the first phase of mandatory clearing of over-the-counter (OTC) derivative transactions (Phase 1 Clearing) will be implemented...

Rachel Yu, William Hallatt.


First phase of new regime on OTC derivatives targeted for implementation in July 2015

Hong Kong - June 18 2015 The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) are on course to implement the first phase of the new...

Valerie Tao, William Hallatt.