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Vesting orders are back in vogue – Hong Kong Court of First Instance confirms ability to help victims of cyber fraud
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The Hong Kong Court of First Instance has ruled twice in recent weeks that it does have the jurisdiction to grant a vesting order under section 52(1)(3) Trustee Ordinance (Cap.29). A...

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Vesting orders: back in vogue? Let’s hope so

Hong Kong court says it does have the power to assist cyber fraud victims under the Trustee Ordinance.

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Cryptocurrency disputes: five things every litigant should know
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In December 2020, the World Economic Forum reported that "cryptocurrencies have reached a point of inevitability". In some business circles, the hype has been enormous with Jack Dorsey,...

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Hong Kong and mainland China agree new co-operation mechanism for cross-border insolvency

Hong Kong and the Mainland have agreed a new co-operation mechanism for cross-border insolvency. Under the agreement, liquidators from Hong Kong may apply to Mainland courts for recognition ...

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Hong Kong gives further boost to family offices with private equity tax changes
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Hong Kong has taken another significant step to consolidate its position as the leading private equity investment hub in Asia, by the enactment of the Inland Revenue (Amendment) (Tax...

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Hong Kong Court reiterates applicable tracing principles for obtaining a proprietary relief
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In a recent High Court decision, the court rejected the plaintiff's application for a declaration that the defendant (a first layer recipient) held the total amount of three transfers...

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Call for consistency – Hong Kong Court delivers double message to insolvency practitioners Business Restructuring and Insolvency Alert
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In a pair of recent contrasting judgments, Re Agritrade Resources Ltd [2020] HKCFI 1967 and Re Rare Earth Magnesium Technology Group Holdings Ltd [2020] HKCFI 2260, the Hong Kong Court has...

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Global Accountants’ Liability Update – September 2020

Our global team of securities and professional liability lawyers at Hogan Lovells is uniquely positioned to monitor legal developments across the globe that impact accountants' liability...

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Following due process – English court considers whether proceedings had been properly served Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment Alert

The High Court in England and Wales has recently considered whether a company had been correctly served with proceedings in relation to two credit agreements, which allowed the lender to...

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