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Search and Rescue: What do I Need to Know about Asset Tracing?

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”...

Gall Ranked in AsiaLaw Profiles and Leading Lawyers 2022

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.

Matthew Durham Leads Webinar on Employment Law Trends for ACC

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.

Matthew Durham and Felda Yeung Speak at Seminar Co-Hosted with Alvarez & Marsal on Employee Misconduct

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 Contribute Hong Kong Chapter on Enforcement of Judgements for Lexology

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.

A new chapter in cross-border insolvency: the first application by Hong Kong liquidators for recognition and assistance in Mainland China

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”).
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