News Case Highlights

The Cost of Overcaution – How a “Neutral” Auctioneer paid the price for its Dawdling

02 August 2021

This Case Report was authored by DVC’s Benny Lo Introduction When two or more parties assert claims... Click here to read more

Insolvency Petitions: Exclusive Jurisdiction Clauses and Arbitration Clauses – A tale of two clauses

22 July 2021

The interplay between an arbitration clause and a creditor’s winding up petition is a vexed question... Click here to read more

Milestone Decision of the Court of Appeal on the Modern Approach to Penalty Clauses

07 July 2021

Overview and two important takeaways The Court of Appeal (“CA”) has recently handed down a... Click here to read more

Re China All Access Limited: Recognition of Hong Kong appointed liquidators in the Mainland

28 June 2021

In Re China Huiyuan Juice Group Limited [2020] HKCFI 2940, Harris J discussed in detail the difficulties... Click here to read more

Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal Ordered Land to be Transferred and Clarified Principles on Proprietary Estoppel

17 June 2021

1. In a recent judgment of Cheung Lai Mui v Cheung Wai Shing & Ors. [2021] HKCFA 19... Click here to read more

3 things to watch out for in Privatisation Schemes

25 May 2021

The statutory regime for privatisation schemes is contained in sections 670 to 674 of the Companies Ordinance... Click here to read more

Electronic Signatures and Related Issues

18 May 2021

This article authored by DVC's John Scott SC, JP and Jonathan Lee first appeared in The Hong Kong... Click here to read more

First Hong Kong Decision Refusing to Assist Offshore Soft-Touch Provisional Liquidators: Re China Bozza Development Holdings Ltd

12 May 2021

Hot on the heels of a trio of decisions concerning offshore provisional liquidation, which opened a new... Click here to read more

Landmark Judgment targeting Manufacturer of Imitative Pharmaceutical Products

22 April 2021

The manufacturer of the popular medicated oil brand “Wong To Yick Wood Lock Oil 黃道益活絡油”... Click here to read more