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Conyers Dill & Pearman - Alert - Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal Considers Sufficient Connection to Wind Up a BVI Company on the Just and Equitable Basis

The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal has given judgment in the Yung Kee restaurant case, a dispute between brothers concerning the operation of a well-known restaurant, club and building in Hong Kong which was owned indirectly through a typical corporate ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 01/29/2016 - 11:53 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

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 ...

Resource Article - abi_admin - 10/28/2015 - 10:14 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

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 ...

Resource Article - abi_admin - 07/27/2015 - 12:27 - 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 - 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 ...

Resource Article - abi_admin - 07/03/2015 - 08:27 - 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 - 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 ...

Resource Article - twallace@abiwor... - 10/15/2015 - 07:46 - 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 - 19:28 - 0 comments

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