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By Bill Amos
Brightoil Petroleum (Holdings) Limited is a Hong Kong-listed company engaged in oil trading and marine transportation. Its shares have been suspended from trading on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) since October 2017
By Maythawee Sarathai, James Rix
The use of guerrilla tactics in disputes in Thailand has long been a popular topic of discussion amongst regional arbitration practitioners in Southeast Asia...
By Jason Elder, Thomas Kollar
Understanding how debt covenants work and how to navigate them ensures that a high-yield bond is tailored to the needs of both investors and the issuer.
By Tow Lu Lim, Jenny Yu
The new Section 90 of the Insurance Ordinance Cap. 41 ("Ordinance") introduces statutory conduct requirements for licensed insurance agents and insurance brokers.
By Rosita Li, Vivian Or
As are result of the amendments made to the PRC Trade Mark Law that came into effect on 1 May 2014, "non-traditional trade marks" do not just include colour marks and three-dimensional marks but also include sound marks.
By Tow Lu Lim, Jenny Yu
Under the new insurance licensing regime, Section 64G of the Insurance Ordinance Cap.
By Pieter de Ridder
The past few months have witnessed a number of important tax changes, which are included in this edition of the Bulletin.
By Duncan Abate
On 4 April 2019 the Hong Kong government published the long-awaited Occupational Retirement Schemes (Amendment) Bill 2019.
By Gabriela Kennedy, Karen Lee
Whilst there is ongoing debate over cryptocurrency (the risks and rewards), blockchain has generally been heralded as the golden nugget when it comes to new ways of doing business.
By Gabriela Kennedy, Karen Lee
The Class Licence for Offer of Telecommunications Services ("CLOTS") regime was introduced in 2007.
By Jason Elder, Thomas Kollar
High-yield bonds are complex debt instruments with tailored covenant packages.
By Gary Hnath, Logan H.N. Xie
This article provides an overview of the recently proposed fourth amendment to the patent laws of China that will dramatically increase the effectiveness of enforcing patents in China ...
By Sara Or, Shirley T.W. Chan
The Banking Policy Department of the HKMA published a circular 1 on 18 March 2019 in light of a newsletter by the BCBS on 13 March 2019, stating the BCBS' prudential expectations regarding banks' exposures to...
By Gabriela Kennedy, Amita Kaur Haylock
Since 1997, a series of arrangements have been in place between Hong Kong and the People's Republic of China ("PRC") to ensure the smooth cross-border recognition and enforcement of judgements in the two jurisdictions.
By Anthony Kerr
In 2014, the Chinese government announced a plan to set up a social credit system by 2020. It will be a reward and punishment system to promote trustworthiness and integrity,
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