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"Too good to be true" – Hong Kong court finds bank not liable for fraudulent investment introduced by employee Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment Alert

The court in Luk Wing Yan v. CMB Wing Lung Bank Ltd. [2021] HKCFI 279 found the defendant not liable for the actions of one of its employees who fraudulently offered investments which...

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Show us the evidence – Hong Kong court sets out principles on adjournment of winding-up petitions
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In two recent judgments, Re Lerthai Group Limited [2021] HKCFI 207 and Re Founder Information (Hong Kong) Ltd. [2021] HKCFI 311, the Honorable Mr. Justice Harris laid down the principles...

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Hong Kong court gives guidance on preventing presentation of winding-up petitions
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In another decision especially relevant in these times of economic hardship, the Hong Kong court in Hung Yip (HK) Engineering Co. Ltd. v. Kinli Civil Engineering Ltd. [2021] HKCFI 153...

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Partially relieved – Hong Kong court judgment highlights difficulties facing cyber fraud victims in seeking recovery Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment Alert

The Hong Kong Court of First Instance in Edison Norge As v. BZZ Ltd. [2021] HKCFI 135 has granted default judgment against email fraudsters whilst granting the declaratory relief applied...

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Gunning for success – Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal rules on fees in financial introductions Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment Alert

It is not uncommon for companies exploring expansion or other ways of raising capital to engage financial advisers to provide a range of consultancy services, including the introduction of...

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Arbitration agreement irrelevant in winding-up
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Another Hong Kong court decision has questioned whether the judgment in the leading case of Lasmos Limited v Southwest Pacific Bauxite (HK) Limited [2018] HKCFI 426, may have gone too far...

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Back on track – Court of Appeal allows privatization rejected by lower court Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment and Corporate and Finance Alert

The Hong Kong Court of Appeal has allowed the proposed privatization of a Hong Kong listed company through a scheme of arrangement, overturning the decision of the Court of First Instance...

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To trace or not to trace? Hong Kong Court reiterates applicable tracing principles for obtaining a proprietary relief in email fraud cases Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment Alert

In a recent High Court decision, the court rejected the plaintiff's application for a declaration that the defendant (a first layer recipient) held the total amount of three transfers that...

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Hong Kong Court of Appeal clarifies the proper test for U.S. letters of request Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment Alert

The Hong Kong Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal from a Court of First Instance (CFI) judgment setting aside an oral examination order granted pursuant to letters of request issued by...

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