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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 last two years have seen a number of foreign incorporated companies generating court decisions in Hong Kong that provide timely and important guidance in windings-up with cross-border issues.
Mayer Brown
Did you know that when a liquidator makes a court application, it is important to identify the appropriate applicant, not only as a procedural matter, but also from a costs perspective?
Clyde & Co
Liquidators may often consider it necessary to bring proceedings on behalf of the insolvent company to seek to recover assets or obtain compensation on the company's behalf.
Mayer Brown
On 11 November 2015, the Court of Final Appeal ("CFA") delivered its judgment in the high-profile Yung Kee case.
Harneys
In response to the turbulent economic times seen of late, there has been a significant growth in the use of schemes of arrangement to compromise creditors' claims where the company in question is facing financial difficulty.
Mayer Brown
We have previously reported that the Official Receiver retains its entitlement to ad valorem fees on the conversion of a compulsory liquidation to a creditors' voluntary winding-up (CVL).
Mayer Brown
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
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.
Mayer Brown
Thailand's amended Bankruptcy Act (No. 9) B.E. 2559 (2016) (the "Amendment") was published in the Royal Thai Government Gazette on 24 May 2016 and came into force on 25 May 2016.
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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.
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.
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 ...
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...
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.
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