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‘Virtual reality’ used for the first time in Hong Kong judiciary

18 December 2020

In the Inquest into the death of university student Chow Tsz-lok, the Coroner’s Court today adopted... Click here to read more

Competition Tribunal hands down first judgment on liability and penalty using Carecraft procedure in IT Cartel case

09 December 2020

On 3 November 2020, the Tribunal handed down its judgment in Competition Commission v Quantr Limited &... Click here to read more

Recent Developments in the Convoy saga

26 November 2020

To recap, the present case arises out of a number of legal proceedings stemming from the “allegation... Click here to read more

Nothing New on Rental Deposits, says Court of Appeal in HK$2 million monthly rental tenancy dispute: Re New Castle Investments Limited [2020] HKCA 931 and [2020] HKCA 755

26 November 2020

In the related appeals of New Castle Investments Ltd v. Foo Wai Lok and Others [2020] HKCA 931 and [2020]... Click here to read more

Myth Punctured – Offshore PL Order Cannot Stop HK Winding-up Petitions: Re FDG Electric Vehicles Limited [2020] HKCFI 2931

25 November 2020

Puncturing a popular myth, Mr Justice Harris in Re FDG Electric Vehicles Limited [2020] HKCFI 2931 held... Click here to read more

DVC’s members involved in first ever Court of Appeal decision sanctioning a scheme of arrangement

23 November 2020

In a landmark ruling on 23 November 2020, the Court of Appeal overruled the first instance judgment... Click here to read more

Without Further Ando, Time for Recognition and Reciprocity in Cross-Border Insolvency: Re Ando Credit Limited [2020] HKCFI 2775

18 November 2020

In Re Ando Credit Limited [2020] HKCFI 2775, the Honourable Mr Justice Harris appointed provisional liquidators... Click here to read more

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