News Case Highlights

Adjournment of winding-up petitions for restructuring – An indulgence not lightly granted

01 February 2021

In recent years, it has become increasingly common for companies seeking to avoid an immediate winding-up... Click here to read more

Hong Kong Court of Appeal’s Inaugural Sanction of a Privatisation Scheme of Arrangement: Re Allied Properties (HK) Ltd

29 January 2021

For the first time in Hong Kong, in Re Allied Properties (HK) Ltd [2020] HKCA 973; [2020] 5 HKLRD 766,... Click here to read more

Competition Tribunal Endorses Lump-Sum Approach for Penalty in First Bid Rigging Case

29 January 2021

On 16 December 2020, Mr. Justice Godfrey Lam, President of the Competition Tribunal, handed down a judgment... Click here to read more

Stop Winding me Up - Injunction to restrain presentation of winding-up petition: clarification as to the correct test to be applied

28 January 2021

Authored by Jose-Antonio Maurellet SC and Tom Ng       1. In Hung Yip (HK) Engineering... Click here to read more

‘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