Results for Hong Kong
- International arbitration report - October 2015
In this issue we discuss the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the EU, which is being negotiated during a period of increased debate about the merits of investment treaty dispute settlement mechanisms. Our interview is with Li ...
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- Banks in Hong Kong Post Drop in Overseas Loans
Overseas loans by banks in Hong Kong fell significantly for the first time in more than four years in August, the month China surprised the world by devaluing its currency and effectively making loans at home much cheaper, The Wall Street Journal rep ...
Daily Headline - global.abi.org - 10/06/2015 - 20:55 - 0 comments
- 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 ...
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- 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 - 19:52 - 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 - 19:55 - 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 ...
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- 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 - 21:57 - 0 comments
- Challenges for the US Retail Sector, Inside and Outside Bankruptcy
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 ...
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- 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 - 19:28 - 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 - 20:52 - 0 comments