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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.
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 ...
Jones Day
This is even if the ICO purports to offer a digital token described or otherwise labeled as a virtual commodity.
Duff and Phelps
Corporation which its sole business is to hold investments and is wholly owned by any of the persons above mentioned.
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.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The Court noted that it had been formulated with the assistance of an experienced adviser and the proposed underwriter had indicated that it was interested in underwriting the proposed open offer.
Mayer Brown JSM
Since the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (HKEx) issued its interim guidance on Pre-IPO Investments in October 2010...
Clyde & Co
The Hong Kong market is presently faced with an increase in mainland private enterprises listing on the local exchange, resulting in shell planting and volatility in stock prices in the Growth Enterprise Market.
Clyde & Co
The Hong Kong market is presently faced with an increase in mainland private enterprises listing on the local exchange, resulting in shell planting and volatility in stock prices in the Growth Enterprise Market (the "GEM").
TMF Group
Choosing the right form of setup that can best suit a particular situation is important for a business owner. Here, we outline the major characteristics of the three forms of registration that foreign enterprises normally choose when registering a presence in Hong Kong.
TMF Group
Choosing the right form of setup that can best suit a particular situation is important for a business owner. Our expert examines the three common forms of setup that foreign enterprises...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In this newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal Asian, US, European and selected international governance and securities law developments of interest to Asian corporates and financial institutions.
Mayer Brown JSM
This video series features topical interviews with our US partners addressing the most commonly asked questions about acquiring businesses and making investments in the United States.
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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.
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 ...
TMF Group
Common Reporting Standards' (CRS) early adopters clearly demonstrate that compliance with the implementation comes with challenges.
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.
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
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
Since the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (HKEx) issued its interim guidance on Pre-IPO Investments in October 2010...
Mayer Brown JSM
Under the Hong Kong Codes on Takeovers and Mergers and Share Buy-backs (Takeovers Code), once an announcement is made of a proposed or possible offer...
Ogier
Asian family offices have increased significantly in number, and they come in a wide range of sizes and shapes.
Jones Day
This is even if the ICO purports to offer a digital token described or otherwise labeled as a virtual commodity.
TMF Group
Capital restructuring has become increasingly common due to changing market conditions.
Mayer Brown JSM
This video series features topical interviews with our US partners addressing the most commonly asked questions about acquiring businesses and making investments in the United States.
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