Insolvency

Herbert Smith Freehills publishes second White Paper: “Creditors and Jurisdictions – Choose wisely”

Herbert Smith Freehills has published the second of our white papers in the run-up to the Transcontinental Trusts: International Forum 2016, taking place in Bermuda on 9 & 10 May 2016. Herbert Smith Freehills is the Thought Leadership partner to the … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal clarifies the law in respect of shareholders’ petitions to wind up foreign companies on just and equitable grounds

In its landmark decision of Kam Leung Sui Kwan v Kam Kwan Lai & Ors FACV 4/2015, issued yesterday, the Court of Final Appeal has brought some closure to the long running Yung Kee restaurant matter by making a winding … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Court of Appeal cooks elder brother’s goose in Yung Kee case by dismissing appeal

On 6 March 2014 the Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal in the Yung Kee Holdings Limited family company dispute. In doing so, the Court of Appeal affirmed the first instance judgment of the Honourable Mr Justice Harris on the … Continue reading

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