News Case Highlights

Emissions Control: Clearing the air on NDAs, Non-Compete Clauses, and solicitors’ undertakings

18 October 2021

Harcus Sinclair LLP and Anor v. Your Lawyers Ltd [2021] UKSC 32 Summary The UK Supreme Court has clarified... Click here to read more

Frozen in Time: The Common Law and Freezing Orders

15 October 2021

Broad Idea v Convoy Collateral [2021] UKPC 24 Overview                     ... Click here to read more

Hong Kong’s Inaugural Recognition of Mainland Reorganisation Proceedings: Re HNA Group Co Limited

04 October 2021

In Re HNA Group Co Limited [2021] HKCFI 2897, the Hong Kong Court recognised for the first time reorganisation... Click here to read more

The Turtle Jelly Saga: Can A Whistle-Blower Be Held Liable For Publication of Libel News Coverage?

04 October 2021

After an entangled lawsuit spanning 8 years, the High Court of Hong Kong on 27 September 2021 gave judgment... Click here to read more

How real has the real risk of dissipation been?

24 September 2021

Test for risk of dissipation 1. In Convoy Collateral Limited v. Cho Kwai Chee [2020] HKCA 537 (3... Click here to read more

Guidance on Concert Parties’ Vote in Privatisation Schemes: Re Cosmos Machinery Enterprises Ltd

17 August 2021

In Re Cosmos Machinery Enterprises Ltd [2021] HKCFI 2088, Mr Justice Harris corrected some privatisation... Click here to read more

Hong Kong’s Inaugural Letter of Request to Mainland Court for Cross-Border Insolvency Assistance in Re Samson Paper Co Ltd

10 August 2021

In Re Samson Paper Co Ltd [2021] HKCFI 2151, the Hong Kong Court issued for the first time a letter of... Click here to read more

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