Of Counsel Felda Yeung has contributed the Hong Kong chapter to this Q&A publication with DFDL which aims to shed light on the practical issues surrounding the enforceability of arbitral awards in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, the Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.
Gall is working together with Carey Olsen and Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan to advise an Ad Hoc Group of bondholders (“AHG”) in relation to an offshore scheme of arrangement in the ongoing restructuring of Luckin Coffee Inc (“Luckin Coffee”) in Cayman.
Incidents of fraud continue to rise across the globe – how can you best equip and protect yourself or your company? Understanding the role of asset tracing, as well as different tracing methods and procedures, is crucial in a broader financial investigation. Wolters Kluwer invites Kenix Yuen from dispute resolution law firm Gall, Akanksha Sagar and Tavish MacLean from Perun Consultants to explore: What is asset tracing? How to “Follow the Money”...
Employees working from home (WFH) for certain periods of time has become a common reality. Here are three things you may not have known about WFH.
AsiaLaw Profiles and Leading Lawyers has published its 2022 edition and Gall received the following recognition: Practice Areas - Dispute Resolution – Outstanding / Labour & Employment – Outstanding / Restructuring & Insolvency – Highly Recommended / Regulatory – Recommended / Private Client – Other Notable. Industry Sectors - Technology & Telecommunications – Other Notable / Private Client – Other Notable. Nick Gall was recognised as an Elite Practitioner and Chris Wong as a Distinguished Practitioner.
Join Registered Foreign Lawyer Matthew Durham for a presentation on employment law themes shaping the market in Hong Kong. From whether employers can mandate vaccinations, to the growing emphasis placed on mental wellness in the workplace, how employers can effectively handle layoffs, suspension during misconduct investigations, updating and using policies to adapt to new working situations, and relying on conditions for commencement of employment, Matthew will share practical suggestions and guidance on how to adapt to a rapidly evolving workplace in a challenging and COVID-affected environment.
The pandemic has caused a surge in families wishing to relocate overseas. Caroline McNally and Kajal Aswani explore what happens when a separated or divorced parent wants to leave with the child, while the other parent wants to stay in Hong Kong, and wants the child to stay here with them.
On September 1st, 2021, Matthew Durham and Felda Yeung spoke on a panel alongside Davin Teo, Managing Director of Alvarez & Marsal’s Disputes & Investigations Practice in Hong Kong, about employee misconduct and internal investigations at the workplace. Employee misconduct can take many forms, but whether this involves fraud, corruption, data/IP theft or harassment, planning and implementing the investigation with the help of experts is crucial.
Evelyn Chan and Yandy Lam have contributed the Hong Kong Chapter for Lexology’s Enforcement of Judgements 2022. 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.
On 14 May 2021, a cooperation mechanism was established between the Mainland and Hong Kong in the form of the Record of Meeting of the Supreme People's Court and the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Mutual Recognition of and Assistance to Bankruptcy (Insolvency) Proceedings between the Court of the Mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Supreme People’s Court’s Opinion on taking forward a pilot measure in relation to Recognition and Assistance to Bankruptcy (Insolvency) Proceedings in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (the “SPC Opinion”).