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Two bites of the cherry? Res judicata and abuse of process

Hong Kong - June 11 2021 On 1 June 2021, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance handed down another lengthy Judgment in the long-running dispute among certain members of the…

Gareth Thomas, Richard Norridge.

Hong Kong’s final appellate court clarifies the law on validity of transactions disposing of a company’s property after commencement of winding up

Hong Kong - June 3 2021 The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (the “CFA“) has clarified in a recent judgment the application of section 182 of the Companies (Winding Up and…

Alexander Aitken, Gareth Thomas.

Mutual recognition of insolvency in Hong Kong and Mainland China - first steps

China, Hong Kong - May 24 2021 Initial arrangements have been put in place for mutual recognition and assistance to be provided by courts in Mainland China and Hong Kong in respect…

Alexander Aitken, Gareth Thomas, Jojo Fan.

Mutual recognition of insolvency in Hong Kong and mainland China - first steps

China - May 18 2021 On 14 May 2021, the Vice-President of the Supreme People’s Court of the PRC and the Hong Kong Secretary for Justice signed a brief Record of Meeting…

Alexander Aitken, Gareth Thomas, Jojo Fan.

Not a soft touch - Hong Kong Court’s increased scrutiny of offshore soft-touch provisional liquidations

Hong Kong - March 23 2021 A recent pair of decisions of the Hong Kong Companies Court (the “Court”) has immense potential significance for debtor companies listed on the Stock…

Alexander Aitken, Gareth Thomas, Jojo Fan.