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A Legal Insider's View Of PERE - Effective Negotiations In PERE Transactions (Video)
Private equity funds have shown a strong appetite for real estate investment in Hong Kong and Mainland China.
Hong Kong
15 Nov 2018
A Legal Insider's View Of PERE - Sealing Successful Deals (Video)
Despite the soaring prices of Hong Kong's PERE transactions, recent reports point to even more PERE activity going forward.
Hong Kong
19 Sep 2018
A Legal Insider's View Of PERE - Best Practices In PERE (Video)
Private Equity Real Estate (PERE) is an increasingly prominent part of the real estate market in Hong Kong and Mainland China and is challenging the traditional dominance of developers
Hong Kong
12 Jul 2018
HK Residential Property Stamp Duty Jump To 15% (Effective On 5 Nov 2016)
As an attempt to cool off the residential property market, the Hong Kong Government, announced that the Stamp Duty Ordinance would be amended to increase the AVD rates for ALL residential property transactions.
Hong Kong
11 Nov 2016
Legal Developments In Construction Law: February 2016
Mrs Lejonvarn carried out professional services for Mr and Mrs Burgess on their garden landscaping project.
Hong Kong
3 Mar 2016
Hong Kong's Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance Series – Part 1
The Contracts (Rights Of Third Parties) Ordinance (the "CRTPO") comes into force on 1 January 2016 – or in nine weeks' time.
Hong Kong
2 Nov 2015
China Eases Rules On Foreign Investment In The Real Estate Market
To boost the real estate market in the current economic slowdown, the Chinese government recently issued the Notice Adjusting Policies on the Access and Administration of Foreign Investment in the Real Property Market.
7 Sep 2015
New Practice Note On Sale Of First-Hand Residential Properties In Hong Kong
On 29 April 2015, the Sales of First-hand Residential Properties Authority ("SRPA")
Hong Kong
5 May 2015
Vietnam Land Price Framework, Water Surface Rents And A Number Of Problems In Actual Practice
Effective from 29 December 2014, the land price framework issued by the Government of Vietnam were officially implemented. Under the 2014 Land Law, land price frame will be issued every five years for each type of land in each region.
23 Feb 2015
New Housing Law And Real Estate Business Law For Vietnam
On 25 November 2014, the National Assembly passed the Housing Law and the Law on Real Estate Business. The passage of these two laws regarded as a long-awaited legislative breakthrough that establishes a transparent legal framework to meet the changing needs of Vietnam’s real estate market.
5 Jan 2015
Property Management Services Bill - A Proposed Mandatory Licensing Regime To Regulate The Property Management Industry
The Property Management Services Bill (the "Bill") was gazetted on 25 April 2014.
Hong Kong
25 Jun 2014
Impact Of FATCA On ORSO Schemes In Hong Kong
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is an invasive piece of US legislation. It is designed to identify tax avoidance being undertaken by US entities.
Hong Kong
29 May 2014
An Update for Real Estate Developers And Investors: The New Companies Ordinance – Key Issues For You To Consider
Most real estate developers and investors will own properties or their portfolios through a mixture of Hong Kong companies, BVI companies and perhaps companies incorporated in other jurisdictions.
Hong Kong
27 Feb 2014
New Regulations On Development And Management Of Resettlement Housing
On 25 July 2013, the Government of Vietnam issued Decree 84/2013/ND-CP providing guidance on development and management of resettlement housing (Decree 84).
27 Aug 2013
Vietnam Launches Asset Management Company To Tackle Non-Performing Loans
A comprehensive restructuring of Vietnam's banking sector is high on the list of government priorities to put the economy back on track.
22 Aug 2013
New Decree On Quality Management Of Construction Works In Vietnam
New Decree On Quality Management Of Construction Works In Vietnam On 6 February 2013, the Government of Vietnam issued Decree No. 15/2013/ND-CP guiding the implementation of the Construction Law dated 26 November 2003 (Decree 15).
25 Apr 2013
Vietnamese Government to Boost Real Estate Sector
In its resolution for action to be taken in 2013 ("Resolution"), the Vietnamese government has initiated, among other things, solutions to reduce difficulties faced by the real estate sector.
21 Apr 2013
HKIS Comments On Consultation Paper On Adverse Possession
The comments from the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS) on the Consultation Paper on Adverse Possession, released by the Law Reform Commission, are summarised as follows...
Hong Kong
15 Apr 2013
Buying A Vineyard in France? Some Considerations…
In the last few years there has been a marked increase in the number of wine-loving overseas investors seeking to purchase vineyards in France.
21 Mar 2013
New Stamp Duty Measures to Curb Surging Property Prices
The Financial Secretary of Hong Kong, Mr. John Tsang, announced today (22 February 2013) that further stamp duty measures will be implemented, all effective starting in the mid-night on 23 February 2013.
Hong Kong
28 Feb 2013
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