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A recent case in Hong Kong, has demonstrated both the ability and willingness of common law courts to recognise insolvency appointments made by the courts of the People's Republic of China ('PRC')...
Gall
COVID-19 has created unforeseen challenges to businesses all over the world, resulting in many companies being unable to survive the pandemic
Mayer Brown
In the current period of flux, lenders should review their finance documents regarding protections and/or vulnerabilities; and where exposed to industries particularly affected by the COVID-19
Hogan Lovells
Just in time for the Chinese New Year, a Hong Kong court has taken a major step forward in the developing law on cross-border insolvency by recognizing a mainland Chinese liquidation for the first time.
Dentons
On 13 January 2020, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance made an order recognising Mainland insolvency proceedings in respect of CEFC Shanghai International Group Limited
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Court of First Instance has recently helpfully summarised the legal position on schemes of arrangement under both Hong Kong law and English law.
Walkers
In the prevailing economic climate, an increasing number of large corporate groups have occasion to consider restructuring their affairs, including business operations and debt obligations in order to meet the challenges of the day.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In Yeung Lui Ming v Tang Mo Lin Irene [2019] HKCFI 1848, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance set aside a sale of cemetery sites and a transfer of shares by a bankrupt individual on the basis that they constituted...
Herbert Smith Freehills
In Swiss Cosmeceutics (Asia) Ltd [2019] HKCFI 336, Mr Justice Harris of the Hong Kong Court of First Instance declined to wind up a company despite it failing to establish a bona fide defence
Mayer Brown
In the recent case Re CW Advanced Technologies Limited,1 the Hong Kong court took the opportunity, albeit only obiter dicta, to raise and briefly comment ...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The High Court of Hong Kong has handed down an intriguing insolvency and restructuring decision which reaffirms the Hong Kong court's pragmatic approach to cross-border restructuring.
Stephenson Harwood
This is the first Hong Kong decision where a foreign scheme of arrangement was sanctioned by the Hong Kong Court following a letter of request from a foreign Court.
Mayer Brown
In a first in Hong Kong, the Companies Court has recently sanctioned a creditors' scheme of arrangement proposed by a Bermuda-incorporated...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Earlier this year, Hong Kong's insolvency regime turned a corner with the coming into effect of much needed amendments to its corporate insolvency statute, the Companies Ordinance.
Mayer Brown
Experienced insolvency practitioners in Hong Kong are all familiar with Hong Kong Court of Appeal's decision of 1 March 2006 in the liquidation of Legend International Resorts Limited.
Clyde & Co
Hong Kong has not adopted into domestic legislation the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross Border Insolvency.
Mayer Brown
The Honourable Mr Justice Harris, the incumbent Companies Judge, has continued the recent development of cross-border assistance in insolvency matters.
Mayer Brown
A key factor contributing to the vitality and development of the common law is that judges can have the benefit of authorities from other jurisdictions with a comparable legal framework.
Mayer Brown
Did you know that a scheme of arrangement can be used to reduce the creditor constituency in a liquidation, so that time and costs can be saved for the benefit of all parties?
Mayer Brown
The team's representative experience in this region includes acting for insolvency practitioners, banks, alternative credit providers and corporate trustees on matters including:...
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