On 16 December 2019, Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission issued the results of its Survey on Integrating Environmental, Social and Governance Factors and Climate Risks in Asset Management.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Following on from our earlier blog posting where we reported on the background of Zhang Hong Li v DBS Bank and others and the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal's ("CFA") ...
Herbert Smith Freehills
Earlier today, the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal handed down judgment in Zhang Hong Li v DBS Bank and others a case which has been the cause of considerable discussion ...
Senior Associate Wisdom Hon, identified as "one to watch" by Legal Week Private Client Global Elite for the second year running, is speaking at two events this week...
Trusts, in particular, became the default setting for asset protection, asset consolidation and succession planning.
The ground-breaking English High Court decision JSC Mezhdunarodniy Promyshlenniy Bank v Pugachev  has potentially introduced the concept of an "illusory trust", a rather different concept...
New chapters and amendments have made significant changes to the Hong Kong listing regime in the past two decades and opened up a new era for the Hong Kong capital markets.
Associate Wisdom Hon from Ogier's Hong Kong office will speak at the prestigious China Offshore Shenzhen Summit tomorrow as part of a panel discussion on data security and beneficial...
Ernst & Young
Regulators are keen to see banks demonstrate how they are effectively assessing, documenting and mitigating the AML risks of their customers.
Nicholas Davies, Partner, Hong Kong, reflects on a recent trip to Russia.
It is a decade since Nicholas Plowman established Ogier's Hong Kong office – the team has grown to a 27-strong practice...
Jersey Finance Limited
Jersey Finance's latest research into the challenges faced by China's high net worth individuals reveals gaps in the understanding of the risks involved in failing to address key succession planning issues.
Every day, companies are being formed around the world for a variety of reasons. Incorporation produces a corporate entity which is separate from its owners, with its own legal rights and obligations.
Ogier has acted as Cayman counsel on an innovative perpetual securities issue by Lenovo Group, the world's biggest seller of personal computers.
The Sovereign Group
Tax is, in fact, a very simple subject according to C. Northcote Parkinson, then Raffles Professor of History at the new University of Malaya in Singapore, and a writer for The Economist.
The flight to quality in the Asian private equity industry that began several years ago has gained momentum, challenging GPs to rise to a new level of performance.
The message from the Hong Kong Monetary Authority that banks must do more to cater to foreign start-ups and small and medium-sized businesses has been welcomed by the head of Ogier's Corporate Practice in Hong Kong.
Of the various forces that have buffeted offshore financial services in recent years, regulation and emerging demand bases are probably the most significant.
Vistra today announced the successful rebranding of all Orangefield offices to Vistra.
It is essential to understand and comprehend a client's intentions and purposes for seeking wealth planning advice.