Staying a 25-year old winding up proceeding

In the unusual case of Albert Edward Rodrigues v Associacao Portuguesa de Socorrous Mutuos (in liquidation) (HCMP 1391/2014), the Hong Kong Court of First Instance ordered a permanent stay of a company's creditors' voluntary winding up which has technically been… Read more

Discharging Court appointed interim receivers in Hong Kong

In the very recent, but complex, case of Achieve Goal Holdings Limited v Zhong Xin Ore-Material Holding Company Limited (HCA 1987/2005), the Court of First Instance has reminded us of the high threshold imposed in discharging Court appointed interim receivers. … Read more

Hong Kong: The need to get winding up petitions right

The Court of First Instance in Hong Kong recently provided a timely reminder that the jurisdiction to wind up a foreign company is an exorbitant one and therefore winding up petitions and applications for leave to serve them out of the Hong… Read more