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  1. Legal news
    08 January 2021
    Update on dispute resolution for joint ventures in China

    After a sharp decline in the first quarter of 2020 due to COVID-19 lockdowns, China’s economy bounced back to grow in the second quarter and keeps growing in the third quarter pursuant to the National Bureau of ...

  2. Legal news
    05 July 2018
    Arbitration is No Answer to Winding Up Petition for an Insolvent Company

    In our article dated 9 March 2018, we discussed Harris J's decision in Lasmos v Southwest Pacific Bauxite (HK) Ltd, in which we acted for the company and successfully struck out a winding up petition in favour of an ...

  3. Legal news
    16 July 2018
    Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in China

    In an unprecedented decision handed down on 30 June 2017, the Wuhan Intermediate People's Court recognised and enforced a judgment of the Los Angeles Superior Court in California for the first time in the case of Liu Li ...

  4. Legal news
    28 April 2020
    Hong Kong and Mainland China: Force Majeure & COVID-19 & You

    Bird & Bird continues to keep clients and others informed about the impact brought about by COVID-19 in Hong Kong and Mainland China. Consequently, this article summarises the law relating to force majeure in both ...

  5. Legal news
    17 May 2018
    SFC obtained statutory relief for investors in relation to a listed company's misconduct

    In a recent decision, the Hong Kong court adopted a pragmatic approach in granting statutory relief in an action brought by the SFC for the benefit of investors in relation to market misconduct committed by a former ...

  6. Legal news
    09 March 2018
    Companies Judge strikes out winding-up petition in favour of arbitration

    On 22 January 2018, the Honourable Mr Justice Harris struck out a winding-up Petition presented by Lasmos Limited ("Lasmos") against Southwest Pacific Bauxite (HK) Ltd (the "Company") in favour of arbitration.

  7. Legal news
    19 September 2018
    Hong Kong court rules in favour of bank in mis-selling claim brought by experienced investor

    In the latest decision on mis-selling of investment products arising out of the 2008 financial crisis, the Court of First Instance ruled in favour of Citibank and the bank's relationship manager (Ms Mak) to dismiss an ...

  8. Legal news
    15 August 2018
    Investors' Claim regarding Bank's Wealth Management Service

    The Court of Appeal recently confirmed a bank's supervisory duties in managing a client's wealth and investments under a trust arrangement.