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Hong Kong court tells listed companies to do things "properly" if they want to restructure debt
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The Honourable Mr Justice Harris, sitting in the Hong Kong Companies Court, has left companies based in the Mainland but listed in Hong Kong in no doubt that they "must go about the...

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'Rise to the Challenge' - Hong Kong Court calls for 'immediate' reform of restructuring legislation
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In a significant intervention, a Hong Kong Court has called on the courts of Hong Kong and practitioners to rise to the economic challenges brought about by COVID-19, within the...

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How dear is an antitrust breach in Hong Kong – flat decorators slammed with HK$4 million fines in first penalties judgment Global Regulatory alert

On 29 April 2020, the Competition Tribunal handed down its first judgment on financial penalties in a competition case in Hong Kong. The Tribunal had earlier found that the respondents, ten ...

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China travel restrictions in COVID-19 – what you need to know Litigation, Arbitration and Employment Alert

China has placed stringent travel and quarantine restrictions on people entering the country and moving from one part of the country to another as part of the effort to contain the COVID-19 ...

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A strong statement – Hong Kong court says arbitration agreement is "irrelevant" to the exercise of courts discretion in a winding-up Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment Alert

Another Hong Kong court decision has questioned whether the judgment in the leading case of Lasmos Limited v. Southwest Pacific Bauxite (HK) Limited [2018] HKCFI 426, may have gone too far...

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Hong Kong courts in lockdown – how technology is helping with dispute resolution in the time of COVID-19

With remote working now the norm across all areas of business, courts and tribunals courts and tribunals have been developing innovative ways to keep the litigation process on track and do...

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Into the unknown – cryptocurrency is property, says English Court in blackmail dispute
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The UK High Court followed the UK Jurisdictional Task Force's legal statement on cryptoassets and smart contracts and ruled that bitcoins are property and can be made the subject of a...

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Cryo-currency? Hong Kong Court grants freezing injunction over bitcoins Litigation, Arbitration and Employment Alert

A Hong Kong court has granted an injunction freezing the assets of a French cryptocurrency trader in a dispute over what happened to bitcoins held in an insolvent trading platform.

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Hong Kong Court of Appeal queries approach to winding-up petitions where arbitration is involved
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The Hong Kong Court of Appeal has suggested that a previous Court decision may have overstepped the mark by suggesting that an arbitration clause in a client agreement should generally take ...

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