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Australian government releases draft insolvent trading and ipso facto legislation
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • April 5 2017

On 28 March 2017, the Australian Federal Government (Government) released draft legislation in relation to two major reforms intended to encourage

Singapore enacts key restructuring law reforms
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore
  • March 16 2017

The Singapore Government has just passed the Companies (Amendment) Bill 132017 (the Bill), which contains major changes to Singapore's restructuring

General Counsel Update - February 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • March 1 2017

When we began analysing in depth the possibility of Britain exiting the European Union, 18 months prior to the June

BREXIT: charting a new course
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA, European Union, Global, OECD
  • February 21 2017

If 2016 ended with more questions than answers as to how Brexit would take shape, 2017 began with at least a little more clarity. Speeches delivered

Australian Construction Dispute resolution Newsletter - October 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • October 14 2016

Welcome to this issue of Herbert Smith Freehills' Australian Construction Dispute Resolution Newsletter. This newsletter updates you on legal

Restructuring, turnaround and insolvency in Asia Pacific
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • September 22 2016

The Guide provides an overview of the laws relating to corporate restructuring, turnaround and insolvency ("RTI") in 14 major jurisdictions across the

Better late than never: amendments to the Companies (Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance gazetted
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • August 8 2016

By now, you will all be aware of the recently gazetted the Companies (Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Ordinance 2016 ("Amendment

Hong Kong: Court of First Instance clarifies test for adding debts accrued after presentation of a creditors’ winding up petition
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • March 9 2016

In Re Hin-Pro International Logistics Limited, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance held that it has jurisdiction to grant leave to amend a

The English High Court pierces the corporate veil using the “evasion principle”
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 30 2015

In Paul David Wood & Anor v Timothy Darren Baker & Ors, the joint trustees in bankruptcy of the bankrupt's property successfully obtained injunctions

France: Macron law adopted
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • France
  • September 28 2015

Law n2015 990 for growth, activity and equality of economic opportunities, the Macron Law, was finally adopted on 6 August 2015. This law covers a