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P.R.C. Market Turbulence Impacts Going-Private Plans for China-Based Companies Listed in the United States

The current volatility in P.R.C. equity markets may dampen the recent enthusiasm for migrating U.S.-listed, China-based companies to PRC listings. The first half of 2015 saw an increase in the number of offers to take private China-based companies li ...

Resource Article - abi_admin - 07/27/2015 - 13:27 - 0 comments - 1 attachment

Hong Kong Is Feeling China's Pain

For Hong Kong, it's been one thing after another. A series of anti-China and pro-democracy protests last year prompted stores to close and mainland tour groups to cancel bookings. Meanwhile, a slowing Chinese economy and President Xi Jinping's ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 07/26/2015 - 20:52 - 0 comments

Hong Kong Sees Silver Lining In China Market Turmoil

With Hong Kong riven by political deadlock, politicians and investors have repeatedly warned in recent years that the financial centre risks sliding into irrelevance as its Chinese rivals Shanghai and Shenzhen go from strength to strength, the Financia ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 07/14/2015 - 20:55 - 0 comments

Hong Kong: Recognition of Foreign Officeholders in Hong Kong - African Minerals Case

The High Court of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Court of First Instance, has handed down its judgment on the question of whether it could provide assistance in relation to insolvency proceedings currently underway in the English High Court ...

Resource Article - abi_admin - 07/03/2015 - 09:27 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Corporate Insolvency In Mainland, Hong Kong Seen Rising This Year

Corporate insolvency is expected to rise this year in the mainland and Hong Kong, with an increasing number of companies struggling to protect margins from late payments by customers, the South China Morning Post reported. Even as the economy continu ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 05/31/2015 - 22:57 - 0 comments

DLA Piper - Global Insight Q1 2015 content for Global INSOLvency.com website

In recent months, the US has seen a staggering increase in the number of retailers, both large and small, filing for bankruptcy. Among others, Dots, Alco Stores, Radio Shack, Deb Shops, Wet Seal, and Delia’s have each filed for bankruptcy protection in t ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 04/06/2015 - 10:38 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Hong Kong Ombudsman Slams Student Loan Scheme Over 13,000 Default Cases

was also criticised by the Ombudsman for its loose vetting of loan applicants, with only 0.21 per ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 03/24/2015 - 20:28 - 0 comments

In Hong Kong, Grandma Has To Find A Job

Eighty-six years old and still job hunting. Wong Siu-ying had to stop passing out leaflets on a Hong Kong flyover when she hurt her knee in August. With two-thirds of her social security income spent on rent and no steady allowance from her three childre ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 02/24/2015 - 21:52 - 0 comments

Hong Kong and Mainland China Join Force in Stock Market Regulatory Enforcement

Last Fall, with a single stroke — carrying both symbolic and substantive significance — China and Hong Kong signaled to the world their plans for deeper commercial integration and a commitment to vigorous, modern age law enforcement practices. U.S. capit ...

Resource Article - abi_admin - 01/21/2015 - 12:38 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Hong Kong Regulators Tense About China Loans

A surge in business loans to the slowing mainland Chinese economy has prompted Hong Kong regulators to impose strict financial rules four years before they are required under new global standards, the International New York Times DealBook blog report ...

Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 06/10/2014 - 21:56 - 0 comments

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