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.
The ICLG to: Competition Litigation covers common issues in competition litigation law and regulations – including interim remedies, final remedies, evidence, justification/defences, timing, settlement, costs, appeal, leniency and anticipated reforms – in 30 jurisdictions., with 4 expert analysis chapters.
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.
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.
Chantelle Woo explores the maintenance rights of children born out of wedlock where the parentage is to be determined.
Loretta Ho examines the Court’s view on the use of confidential documents and information obtained by ‘self-help’ means.
There has been much commentary (and confusion) in the news and on social media about employees’ absences from work due to and/or in support of the protests. This short article sets out the basic legal principles in respect of protests that are occurring in Hong Kong.
On 25 July 2019, the Court of Appeal handed down its reasons for judgment in an appeal brought by the Petitioner Father against the Trial Judge’s decision to allow the Respondent Mother to leave Hong Kong with the two children of the family to Miami, USA.
The Doyles Guide to Leading Hong Kong Employment Lawyer & Law Firm Rankings 2019 has just been released with Gall named as a Recommended Firm and Partner Andrea Randall named as a Recommended Lawyer.
As an international finance centre, families from all over the world relocate to Hong Kong for work purposes. In the event that the relationship between the parents break down, can one of them simply return home with his or her children?