News Case Highlights

Enforcing an Arbitration Award: What matters is Proper Notice, not Actual Notice

23 March 2020

What should the plaintiff do if the defendant in an arbitration does not take part in the arbitration... Click here to read more

Gibbs is no bar to Hong Kong schemes compromising debts governed by Mainland and foreign laws – Agrokor, China Lumena and China Singyes Solar

18 March 2020

Hong Kong schemes of arrangement are effective tools to compromise debts governed by non-Hong Kong laws,... Click here to read more

When can a creditor seek to wind up if there is an arbitration clause? – Re Asia Master Logistics Limited

16 March 2020

Following the decision in Re Southwest Pacific Bauxite (HK) Limited [2018] 2 HKLRD 499 (“Lasmos”),... Click here to read more

A claim to recover trust property can constitute a “debt” founding a statutory demand – Re Lee Ming Cheung

13 March 2020

In Re Lee Ming Cheung [2020] HKCFI 297, DHCJ Le Pichon confirmed that a claim by a beneficiary to recover... Click here to read more

Recognising Foreign Soft-Touch Provisional Liquidation and Bypassing Legend? – Re Joint Provisional Liquidators of Moody Technology Holdings Ltd

12 March 2020

The Court may not exercise its statutory power to appoint soft-touch provisional liquidators, but the... Click here to read more

Minority Discount in Non Quasi-Partnerships?

02 March 2020

Valuation of a party’s shareholding for the purpose of a buy-out order by the Court has become a... Click here to read more

Non-Recognition of Bermuda Solvent Liquidation: Re Sturgeon Central Asia Balanced Fund Ltd

31 January 2020

In Re Sturgeon Central Asia Balanced Fund Ltd [2020] EWHC 123 (Ch), the English court essentially confirmed... Click here to read more

Hong Kong’s Inaugural Recognition of Mainland Liquidators in Re CEFC Shanghai International Group Limited

14 January 2020

In Re CEFC Shanghai International Group Limited [2020] HKCFI 167, the Hong Kong Court scored a number... Click here to read more

Drawing a line in the sand… how far do the courts go in invoking an arbitration clause?

20 September 2019

The recently reported case of Re Dickson Valora Group (Holdings) Co Ltd [2019] 3 HKLRD 210 is of jurisprudential... Click here to read more