Mondaq Offshore - Hong Kong: Corporate/Commercial Law
Mayer Brown JSM
Known as an international business centre and home to the headquarters of multinational companies
Stephenson Harwood
There have been three regulatory updates following the consultations by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) on various topics.
Withers LLP
The changes are made with the intention to grow the stock market scene in Asia.
TMF Group
Hong Kong companies can enjoy certain unique advantages in expanding to China. However, there are several key concerns they need to address and resolve in order to set up business in the country smoothly.
TMF Group
If you are looking to do business in the Asia Pacific region, Hong Kong is internationally recognised as one of the best places to be.
The Sovereign Group
Business Matters Edition 41: Bradley Tosso (Video)
Howse Williams Bowers
The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") has blocked ICO issuer Black Cell Technology Limited ("Black Cell") from continuing its initial coin offering ("ICO") ...
The Sovereign Group
Business Matters Edition 40: Omri Mamon
Duff and Phelps
For many firms, the FMCC merely codifies existing conduct.
TMF Group
Hong Kong is an established business hub strategically centred in the heart of Asia, but navigating the complex tax, legal and regulatory hurdles can be difficult without local help on board.
TMF Group
On 1 March 2018, new legislation on Significant Controllers Register came into force in Hong Kong which affects most companies in the territories.
Carey Olsen
On 6 March 2018, the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal handed down judgment in an appeal brought by Shanda, holding that a "minority discount" should be applied in assessing the fair value....
Jones Day
The high level of certainty of obtaining shareholders' approval for whitewash waivers could lead to potential abuse by parties looking to obtain or consolidate control through whitewash transactions in Hong Kong.
Jones Day
The high level of certainty of obtaining shareholders' approval for whitewash waivers could lead to potential abuse by parties looking to obtain or consolidate control through whitewash transactions in Hong Kong.
Intertrust
Hong Kong has been a member of the Financial Action Task Force ("FATF") since 1991.
Mayer Brown JSM
Home advantage is often an important factor in sport. Similarly, in cross-border deals, parties often wish to ensure that disputes will be dealt with in their own country or, at the very least, a neutral country...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The SFC has always had in place a Code of Practice for Persons licensed or registered with the SFC and all licensed entities are required to follow the guidelines ...
Mayer Brown JSM
On 12 December 2017, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) issued a Guidance Note on Co-operation (the "Note") highlighting the benefits of co-operating in its investigation and enforcement proceedings.
Mayer Brown JSM
Listing of innovative companies with weighted voting rights (WVR) has been the subject of much controversy since the Hong Kong Stock Exchange ("Exchange") put forward the WVR Concept Paper in August 2014.
TMF Group
Common Reporting Standards' (CRS) early adopters clearly demonstrate that compliance with the implementation comes with challenges.
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TMF Group
If you are looking to do business in the Asia Pacific region, Hong Kong is internationally recognised as one of the best places to be.
Howse Williams Bowers
The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") has blocked ICO issuer Black Cell Technology Limited ("Black Cell") from continuing its initial coin offering ("ICO") ...
The Sovereign Group
Business Matters Edition 41: Bradley Tosso (Video)
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Further to general concerns raised in a circular issued by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") in late July 2017, the SFC issued a further circular on September 15, 2017 ...
The Sovereign Group
Business Matters Edition 40: Omri Mamon
Duff and Phelps
For many firms, the FMCC merely codifies existing conduct.
TMF Group
Hong Kong is an established business hub strategically centred in the heart of Asia, but navigating the complex tax, legal and regulatory hurdles can be difficult without local help on board.
Carey Olsen
On 6 March 2018, the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal handed down judgment in an appeal brought by Shanda, holding that a "minority discount" should be applied in assessing the fair value....
Mayer Brown JSM
Home advantage is often an important factor in sport. Similarly, in cross-border deals, parties often wish to ensure that disputes will be dealt with in their own country or, at the very least, a neutral country...
Jones Day
The high level of certainty of obtaining shareholders' approval for whitewash waivers could lead to potential abuse by parties looking to obtain or consolidate control through whitewash transactions in Hong Kong.
TMF Group
Failure to comply with company law in Hong Kong can be very expensive for businesses. In a highly dynamic business and regulatory environment such as Hong Kong, it is challenging for business owners to remain fully aware of the latest legal requirements.
Mayer Brown JSM
The Companies (Amendment) Bill 2017 ("Bill") which requires Hong Kong companies to keep and maintain a register of significant controllers ("SC Register") was gazetted on 23 June 2017.
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