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PRC court makes first recognition order under new Hong Kong – PRC insolvency arrangement

In a significant decision, the Shenzhen Intermediate People's Court (Shenzhen court) has ordered formal recognition in the mainland for Hong Kong appointed liquidators. This is the...

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Another first: out of the money creditors excluded from voting on Smile Telecoms’ restructuring plan

Smile Telecoms, which last year implemented the first restructuring plan for a cross-border African business, has now achieved another first by using section 901C(4) of the Companies Act...

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Bond defaults - Hong Kong court tells mainland administrators: we recognise you, but you can't “stay” here

In a significant judgment, a Hong Kong court has recognized the Beijing administrators of the commercial arm of the Peking University group but granted only a limited stay of proceedings...

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The final piece in the jigsaw – the new binding arbitration process for landlords and tenants

As foreshadowed in its announcement on 16 June 2021, the UK Government has issued the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill establishing a binding arbitration procedure to resolve disputes...

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Got a French Obligor on a cross-border deal? You need to know about this change

From 1 January 2022, a new French law will impose annual notification requirements on lenders benefiting from a limited recourse security interest from a French guarantor. Failure to comply ...

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"Scarcity" in modern economy
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“Scarcity” has become a menace for the global economy and many supply chains. Across all continents and industries. From steel and wood to luxury goods and...

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EU Version of DIP Financing – discussion in light of the US Framework

The current transition out of the Covid-19 pandemic and withdrawal of financial support provided by governments to cope with the pandemic is likely to lead to an increasing stream of...

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Every vote counts: Hong Kong court considers Takeovers Code rule in privatization application

The Hong Kong court has recently delivered a key judgment that could affect the validity of privatizations effected by court sanctioned schemes of arrangement or reductions of capital. The...

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Every vote counts: Hong Kong court considers Takeovers Code rule in privatization application

The Hong Kong court has recently delivered a key judgment that could affect the validity of privatizations effected by court sanctioned schemes of arrangement or reductions of capital. The...

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