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  1. 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.

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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.

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Legal news
    27 June 2017
    Dispute Resolution Briefing: Hong Kong Court Discourages 'Expert Shopping' in Financial Misselling Case

    Appointing an appropriate expert is a key element in running a successful litigation strategy. An expert's function is to assist the court on the subject of his expertise. But what happens if a party wants to change its ...

  7. Legal news
    07 June 2017
    DR Essentials: Drafting Effective Dispute Resolution Clauses

    During our breakfast seminar on Thursday 15 June, Partner Robert Rhoda and Managing Associate Jenny Zhuang will give a refresher course on best practices for drafting effective dispute resolution (including arbitration) ...

  8. Legal news
    01 May 2018
    APAC Dispute Resolution Alert - April 2018

    Our Asia-Pacific disputes team has put together the fifth edition of our quarterly joint Dispute Resolution bulletin featuring articles on hot dispute resolution topics and recent legal developments in key jurisdictions ...

  9. Legal news
    13 February 2017
    Hong Kong's updated corporate Winding-Up regime: what you need to know

    The latest piece in the jigsaw of Hong Kong's corporate winding-up regime is the Companies (Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Ordinance 2016 ("Amendment Ordinance"), which enters into legal effect as ...