Hedge fund managers, private equity sponsors and other asset managers as well as brokers, dealers, wealth managers and other providers of investment services and investment products are often keen...
Directors of Hong Kong companies under cashflow pressure or financial distress should be aware that as their companies approach insolvency...
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There are many commentators, and I would be one of those, who say that if there is no other reason whatsoever for placing assets into trust or a foundation other than to avoid probate then it is still a must do item.
We recently acted for the joint provisional liquidators of Rare Earth Magnesium Technology Group ("the Company") appointed by the Supreme Court of Bermuda ...
Consistent with other ESG disclosure standards, the Standard is structured to help investors better understand and compare the ESG-related features offered by an investment product.
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (Exchange) has announced that changes to the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on the Exchange (Rules) arising from the 'Consultation Conclusions on Codification of General Waivers and Principles Relating to IPOs and Listed Issuers and Minor Rule Amendments' (Conclusions) will take effect from 1 October 2020.
Appleby Hong Kong Partner David Bulley and Cayman Islands Senior Associate Dean Bennett recently wrote about the increasing attractiveness of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs)
Trusts have long been used by high net worth individuals in Hong Kong as an estate planning, tax planning and asset protection tool.
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The SFC's case was that the Directors misapplied funds belonging to the Company and its subsidiaries which resulted in approximately HK$2.55 billion of receivables due to the Company which were irrecoverable.
Alice Lau, Executive Director, Head of Private Wealth Services, at Intertrust in Hong Kong, provides an update from the region as we pass the halfway point of 2020.
For the sixth year in a row, we've sponsored and supported the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries' Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update (ACRU),
We have been seeing a marked increase in the number of deals where controlling shareholders of companies listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the Exchange)
As businesses are busy adjusting and adapting to the "new normal" brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") extended the deadline for...
Amendments to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Reporting Guide will take effect on 1 July 2020.
In this Q&A, partner Nick Dealy explores the roles, responsibilities and potential liabilities of an SFC-approved Responsible Officer.
Commercial practicality and business common sense may take a backseat to the clear wording of contract documents, according to the Court of Appeal (CA) in a recent judgment regarding complex measurement rules (MR) in sub-contracts ...
The Asset publishes the first part of an article discussing the social element of ESG, authored by Corporate & Securities partner Mark Uhrynuk and foreign registered lawyer Alexander Burdulia (both Hong Kong).
Given current financial conditions in the equity markets, opportunities for privatisations abound and schemes or arrangement are all the rage again.
In these uncertain times we have had numerous enquiries from clients as to what we think is going to happen as regards offshore acquisition transactions in the near future.