Mondaq Asia Pacific: Insolvency/Bankruptcy, Re-structuring
Kemp Strang Lawyers
The insolvency practitioner was able to realise trust assets to pay a trustee's liabilities – 'other peoples' money'.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The slip rule could be available to extend the time limit within which a winding up application may be determined.
HopgoodGanim
The draft bill aims to reform the insolvency industry by replacing the current system with a user-pays licensing scheme.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This decision cautions against DOCAs that prefer certain creditors, unless there is a clear benefit to all creditors.
Mayer Brown JSM
Bankruptcies and reorganizations are viewed in the People’s Republic of China as very much a practical issue.
Mayer Brown JSM
Under Hong Kong law, the courts’ jurisdiction is ordinarily territorial in nature. A plaintiff or applicant has to obtain permission of the court before it can validly serve a writ or other document initiating a legal action on a defendant or respondent located outside Hong Kong.
Mayer Brown JSM
Did you know that a liquidator of a foreign company may seek the assistance of the Hong Kong Court to obtain orders for the production of information.
Shine Wing
This article highlights the key provisions in this 2nd Interpretation and the distinction between this Interpretation and the relevant Hong Kong insolvency provisions.
Tanner De Witt
This update considers recent cases that clarify the statutory structure applying to a provisional liquidator’s remuneration.
Tanner De Witt
An unfair preference claim is a powerful tool for liquidators to recover assets of the company when a creditor’s position has been unfairly improved by the company prior to its winding up.
MNK Law Offices
One of the mechanisms employed to hedge investment risks in a private equity transaction is that of a liquidation preference.
Chapman Tripp
These two court judgments which could significantly affect New Zealand's insolvent transactions regime are due out soon.
Chapman Tripp
We expect this trend of recent Australian decisions to enforce receivers' liens, may shape future policy in New Zealand.
Chapman Tripp
The decision was welcomed by insolvency practitioners after the Court of Appeal had previously upset industry practice.
Chapman Tripp
As New Zealand inches toward a more regulated insolvency regime, Australian court decisions may become more relevant here.
Chapman Tripp
We dust off the crystal ball and look ahead to what we expect will be the 'big five' insolvency issues.
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Singh & Associates
Section 530 under the Chapter V of Part VII of the Companies Act, 1956 provides for the sequence of the payments which shall be made in the course of winding up of a company.
CBP Lawyers
Liquidation or winding-up is the process when a company's assets are liquidated and a company is closed or deregistered,.
Nishith Desai Associates
A foreign decree has to satisfy the test prescribed by Section 13 of the CPC for it to be conclusive and executed in India.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Suppliers should take steps to mitigate their risks and these four key lessons may avoid potential PPSA landmines.
Swaab Attorneys
Examinations under sections 596A and 596B of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) are important for liquidators.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Having regard to the evidence, the court was satisfied that there had been service and granted the sequestration orders.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This decision cautions against DOCAs that prefer certain creditors, unless there is a clear benefit to all creditors.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The case provides greater certainty to sell trust assets of a corporate trustee in liquidation without court approval.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Analysis of the recent decision in the matter of Joe & Joe Developments.
Kott Gunning
Priority complications can arise with property settlement matters if a party in a family relationship becomes bankrupt.
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