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Talk the talk - Hong Kong court calls on regulators to enhance investor protection

Hong Kong - November 1 2022 In Securities and Futures Commission v Sound Global Ltd [2022] HKCFI 3025, the Honourable Madam Justice Linda Chan was forthright in her view that…

Hillary Chung, Jonathan Leitch, Sammy Li, Nigel Sharman, Stephanie Tang, Nelson Tang

A disappointing sequel? Hong Kong court dismisses challenge to SFC restriction notice regime

Hong Kong - October 12 2022 The Court of First Instance has dismissed a judicial review application against certain provisions in the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap. 571)…

Vanessa Hung, Stephanie Tsui

Hong Kong Court of Appeal gives boost to bondholders in significant "keepwell" victory

Hong Kong - October 11 2022 The Hong Kong Court of Appeal has dismissed a challenge to a first instance decision which recognized the Beijing administrators of the commercial arm…

Antonia Croke, Chris Dobby, Jonathan Leitch, Byron Phillips

Draft with care - Hong Kong court highlights the importance of proper pleadings

Hong Kong - June 23 2022 The Hong Kong Court of First Instance case has denied declaratory and payment order relief sought by a company that had been the victim of cyber fraud…

Byron Phillips, Nigel Sharman, Chloe Wong

The Buck Stops Here - Contractors Held Fully Liable For Subcontractors In Hong Kong Cartel

Hong Kong - June 20 2022 On 2 June 2022, the Hong Kong Court of Appeal (“Court”) handed down a judgment almost doubling the financial penalties imposed by the Competition…

Adrian Emch, PJ Kaur