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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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Breaking new ground – Hong Kong court recognizes mainland reorganization for first time
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The Hong Kong court has for the first time granted an order recognizing the bankruptcy reorganization of a mainland business group and providing recognition and assistance to three...

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Real and discernible benefit – Hong Kong court sets out principles for winding-up offshore holding companies
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In two recent judgments, the Hong Kong companies court has set out the principles applicable to winding up companies holding operating subsidiaries in the mainland through intermediate...

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Analysis: Chinese property debt issuers face 'Evergrande premium' as worries mount Reuters

HONG KONG, Sept 23 (Reuters) - As uncertainty looms over cash-strapped China Evergrande Group (3333.HK), seizing up China's junk bond market, pressure is building on its peers to access...

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Hong Kong court sets high bar for injunctions restraining presentation of winding-up petitions
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The Hong Kong Court of Appeal has rejected the plaintiff's appeal against the Court of First Instance's decision dismissing its application for an injunction restraining the...

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Fashionista – Hong Kong court rejects winding-up adjournment citing "problematic business model"
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A fashion brand insolvency has become the latest to come before the Hong Kong companies court, with the court refusing to adjourn the petition in favor of a proposed restructuring which the ...

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Talking Point Asia | September 2021
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The English High Court has confirmed that the tort of intentionally violating rights in a judgment debt, which is also known as the Marex tort, is recognized by English law. The ruling...

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Revision class – are there still opportunities for foreign investors in China education?
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China's recent sweeping moves to ban for-profit tutoring in core education took investors in the US$120 billion industry by surprise and caused the valuations of some of the largest...

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