Month: October 2019

Gall Supports Hong Kong Arbitration Charity Ball 2019

Nick Dealy, Kenix Yuen and Katherine Jones hosted a table at the Hong Kong Arbitration Charity Ball 2019 on October 22nd, an event held annually to raise funds to support local Hong Kong charities and assist in the development of arbitration across Asia. The Ball supported two fantastic organisations this year – Sailability and Mother’s Choice - and raised HK$789,587 to help beneficiaries.

Valuation of Shares in Unfair Prejudice Proceedings

Shareholders’ disputes, in some cases, are like a divorce according to Gall Consultant Kenix Yuen. Business partners work for years together, and eventually build up a successful business empire, only to find that it is time to go separate ways. In the unfortunate event that the break-up is painful and shareholders have to proceed with unfair prejudice proceedings, what would be the relevant considerations during the process of valuation if a buy-out order is made in the Hong Kong court?Kenix Yuen explores this in her article for In-House Lawyers’ Autumn 2019 issue.

Evelyn Chan and Yandy Lam contribute the Hong Kong chapter for Lexology Getting The Deal Through – Enforcement of Foreign Judgements 2020

Representing jurisdictions worldwide, this new volume in the Getting The Deal Through series offers expert analysis of the key issues relating to the enforcement of foreign judgments. Topics covered include: treaties, regulations and conventions, limitation periods, types of enforceable order, competent courts, defences, judicial requirements and procedures, significance of the enforcing jurisdiction’s public policy to the enforcement of foreign judgments, awards and enforcement process.

Connecting Hong Kong Arbitrations to Mainland Interim Measures

Stan Cheung explores the benefits and implications of the recent “Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in Court-ordered Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitral Proceedings by the Courts of the Mainland and of the HKSAR” whereby parties to arbitrations seated in Hong Kong may now seek interim measures from the PRC courts.