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Deacons | Hong Kong | 21 Sep 2020

How far will the rainbow stretch?

Since 2017, the courts in Hong Kong have recognised various rights of same-sex couples, including the right to be granted a dependent visa, spousal…
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Deacons | Hong Kong | 17 Sep 2020

The freezing of customer bank accounts for money laundering reasons

There a number of reasons why Hong Kong banks freeze a customer’s bank account but this article is limited to exploring why Hong Kong banks may be…
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Deacons | Hong Kong | 16 Sep 2020

商务部修订出台外资企业投诉办法

近年来,外商投资相关领域的法律法规进行了大刀阔斧地改革,其中尤为引人注目的便是新出台的《外商投资法》及其《实施条例》引入了外商投资企业投诉工作机制…
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Deacons | Hong Kong | 16 Sep 2020

MOFCOM amends and releases FIE complaint measures

In recent years, foreign investment laws and regulations have undergone sweeping reform of which the complaint mechanism introduced under the new…
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Deacons | Hong Kong | 15 Sep 2020

Court of Appeal reaffirms three core requirements to wind up foreign company

Under section 327 of the Companies (Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance (Cap. 32), the Court can exercise its discretion to wind up a…
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Deacons | Hong Kong | 15 Sep 2020

Section 30A(6) of the Bankruptcy Ordinance (Cap.6): Care to be exercised by creditors when making objections to automatic discharge from bankruptcy

In the recent case of Re Shum Tung Lam formerly known as Shum Wan Man [2020] HKCFI 1720, the Court of First Instance was asked to clarify the…
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Deacons | Hong Kong | 15 Sep 2020

Arrangement for Mutual Service of Judicial Documents in Civil and Commercial Cases between the HKSAR and Macao SAR

An official channel has been established between Hong Kong and Macao, with effect from 1 August 2020, whereby the Courts of Hong Kong and Macao may…
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Deacons | Hong Kong | 14 Sep 2020

Court held that pre-bid agreement appointing sub-subcontractor could not be inferred

In the recent case of Redland Precast Concrete Products (China) Ltd v Permasteelisa Hong Kong Ltd, HCCT 35/2018, the Court had to decide whether a…
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Deacons | Hong Kong | 14 Sep 2020

When will the Court grant an interim injunction to stay arbitration proceedings?

In the recent case of Atkins China Ltd v China State Construction Engineering (Hong Kong) Ltd, HCMP 1193 2020, the Plaintiff sought in its…
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Deacons | Global, Hong Kong | 14 Sep 2020

When can an arbitration award be corrected?

In SC v OE1 & Anor, HCCT 48/2019 and OE1 & Anor v SC, HCCT 66/2019, the Court had to consider whether the Arbitral Tribunal could make corrections to…
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