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How to ascertain the proper law of an arbitration agreement: The UK Supreme Court weighs in

12 October 2020

1. In Enka Insaat Ve Sanayi A.S. v OOO Insurance Company Chubb [2020] UKSC 38, the UK Supreme Court... Click here to read more

PRC Court confirms validity of “SIAC-Shanghai” clause

03 September 2020

In Daesung Industrial Gases Co Ltd v Praxair (China) Investment Co Ltd (2020) Shanghai 01 Special... Click here to read more

Opposing Contributories in Winding Up Petitions: When and how to oppose

27 August 2020

Often in winding-up petitions, contributories of the company, for one reason or another, may wish to oppose... Click here to read more

Can a creditor seek to wind up if there is an arbitration clause? (Part 4) – The English Rejoinder

21 August 2020

In our previous commentaries, we explored the three prevailing responses to the question of when a creditor... Click here to read more

There’s no place to wind-up like home

18 August 2020

When entertaining a jurisdictional challenge to wind-up a foreign company with no place of business in... Click here to read more

Shareholders’ Claim for Damages - Part 2, Damages for wrongful allotment of shares

18 August 2020

A number of significant legal issues arise out of the recent Court of Appeal decision in Ge Qingfu &... Click here to read more

Shareholders’ Claim for Damages – Part 1, Jurisdictional limits under ss.728-730 of the Companies Ordinance

18 August 2020

In its recent landmark decision Ge Qingfu & Ors v L&A International Holdings Ltd & Ors [2020]... Click here to read more

Just and Equitable Winding-up of Foreign Incorporated Company

11 August 2020

In Re ACE International (BVI) Limited [2020] 2 HKLRD 508, Harris J observed that, where a company is incorporated... Click here to read more

Bad faith in trade mark opposition ... ad infinitum?

10 August 2020

Bad faith as a ground of refusal In Hong Kong, it is almost routine for opponents in trade mark opposition... Click here to read more