Since 2021, we have seen regulators around the world tightening enforcements of competition law and Hong Kong has seen an increase in activities since the start of 2022. During this webinar, Ashima Sood, Senior Associate from Gall Solicitors will provide an update the key developments in the competition law landscape, including with respect to the
Financial mis-selling became a hot topic after the Lehman Minibond crisis in 2008 and made its way to the SFC “watchlist”. Regulators have made multiple efforts to combat such conduct. However, what are the chances of getting your money back? In this webinar, Partner Kenix Yuen and Associate Adrian Li from dispute resolution firm Gall will
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Nick Gall, Ashima Sood and Kritika Sethia have contributed the Hong Kong Chapter for the 2020 International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) to Enforcement of Foreign Judgments. This chapter covers common issues in the enforcement of foreign judgements laws and regulations through the detailing of the general enforcement regime, enforcement regime applicable to judgments from certain countries, and methods of enforcement in other jurisdictions.
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This article first appeared in the 3rd edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments 2018 published by Global Legal Group Ltd.
The guide provides a practical insight to cross-border Enforcement of Foreign Judgments laws and regulations. It enables readers to navigate, understand and cross-reference laws and regulations in different jurisdictions around the world.
With cross-border litigation on the rise, recognition and enforcement of judgments rendered by foreign courts takes on increasing significance. Nick Gall and Lydia Mak present a structured guide to the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgements in Hong Kong:
Currently a foreign judgment can be enforced in Hong Kong by one of two means. Firstly, at Common Law, and secondly, through the Statutory Registration Scheme, namely the Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Ordinance (Cap. 319).
In the recent case of Chan Sang v Chan Kwok & Ors  HKCU 401 (“Chan Sang v Chan Kwok”), Master Harold Leong held that a Mainland judgment is final and enforceable where a certificate has been issued by the original court to that effect.
This is the first reported decision of the Hong Kong courts under the Mainland Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Ordinance (Cap. 597) (the “Ordinance”).
The decision affirms the Hong Kong Courts approach to uphold, rather than set aside, judgments issued in the Mainland.
This chapter first appeared in the first edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Lending & Secured Finance 2016; published by Global Legal Group, London (www.iclg.co.uk)