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Mayer Brown
The SFC's case was that the Directors misapplied funds belonging to the Company and its subsidiaries which resulted in approximately HK$2.55 billion of receivables due to the Company which were irrecoverable.
Intertrust
Alice Lau, Executive Director, Head of Private Wealth Services, at Intertrust in Hong Kong, provides an update from the region as we pass the halfway point of 2020.
Intertrust
For the sixth year in a row, we've sponsored and supported the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries' Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update (ACRU),
Mayer Brown
We have been seeing a marked increase in the number of deals where controlling shareholders of companies listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the Exchange)
Mayer Brown
As businesses are busy adjusting and adapting to the "new normal" brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") extended the deadline for...
Mayer Brown
Amendments to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Reporting Guide will take effect on 1 July 2020.
Gall
In this Q&A, partner Nick Dealy explores the roles, responsibilities and potential liabilities of an SFC-approved Responsible Officer.
Mayer Brown
Commercial practicality and business common sense may take a backseat to the clear wording of contract documents, according to the Court of Appeal (CA) in a recent judgment regarding complex measurement rules (MR) in sub-contracts ...
Mayer Brown
The Asset publishes the first part of an article discussing the social element of ESG, authored by Corporate & Securities partner Mark Uhrynuk and foreign registered lawyer Alexander Burdulia (both Hong Kong).
Gall
For directors, the winding up of a company could be judgment day when their past misdeeds come back to haunt them.
Mayer Brown
For a long time, the growth of the private equity industry in Hong Kong has been hampered by its outdated Limited Partnership Ordinance (Cap. 37) (LPO), which is ill-suited to accommodate the...
Mayer Brown
The latest directive issued by the Hong Kong Government prohibiting public gathering of more than four people has become effective.
O'Melveny & Myers LLP
COVID-19 has been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health Organisation (WHO). There is now a global reach of the virus. What could...
Withers LLP
Contracts sometimes include a ‘force majeure' clause which allows a party to be excused from its contractual obligations in the event of a ‘force majeure event(s)'.
Gall
In our recent article we discussed the legal ramifications of the force majeure clauses to "excuse" parties from performing onerous or impossible contracts in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Gall
The outbreak of COVID-19 novel coronavirus has brought about disruptions to both public life and international business of an unprecedented scale.
Mayer Brown
When The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited concluded the discussion surrounding Weighted Voting Rights in April 2018, only individuals who have been materially responsible for the growth of the innovative company could benefit from WVR.
Fangda Partners
Despite an otherwise difficult year, Hong Kong has again solidified its position as one of the prime finance centers of the world, and tops the world's IPO fund-raising list in 2019 for the sixth time in the last 10 years.
Appleby
In these uncertain times we have had numerous enquiries from clients as to what we think is going to happen as regards offshore acquisition transactions in the near future.
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