Hong Kong : Events

28 November 2019

Bermuda Incorporated Segregated Accounts Companies Act Comes Into Force

The highly anticipated Incorporated Segregated Accounts Companies Act 2019 (the "ISAC Act") came int...

15 November 2019

Court of Appeal Provides Clarity on the Weight to be Accorded to the Views of Shareholders on the Identity of Liquidators

The Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands has confirmed that once it has been established that a sol...

04 November 2019

Walkers Grows Hong Kong Finance Practice with New Partner Hire

Walkers is pleased to announce that Nick Davies has joined the firm as a partner in the firm's globa...

23 October 2019

Use of Trusts in Succession Planning in Hong Kong

During the post war period Hong Kong has experienced unprecedented growth as it has developed into a...

23 October 2019

Walking the Tightrope Between Agreements to Arbitrate and Winding Up Proceedings: Differing Approaches in Onshore and Offshore Jurisdictions

In recent years, the courts have sought to strike a balance between upholding contractual agreements...

22 October 2019

Walkers Grows Largest Offshore Regulatory Practice Group

Walkers' group of Regulatory & Risk Advisory experts, the largest dedicated offshore practice of its...

22 October 2019

Onshore restructuring vulnerable to offshore SPV insolvency proceedings

In the prevailing economic climate, an increasing number of large corporate groups have occasion to ...

04 October 2019

Liquidators Granted Sanction to make Interim Distributions to Unsecured Creditors Despite Competing Proprietary Claim

In a significant ruling dated 1 October 2019 in the matter of Saad Investments Company Limited (in o...

02 October 2019

Liquidators Granted Sanction to Settle Creditor Claim Despite Competing Existing Proprietary Claim

In a reasoned ruling dated 30 September 2019 in the matter of Saad Investments Company Limited (in o...

26 September 2019

Walkers #1 in Offshore and Gains in Ireland in IFLR 1000 2020

Walkers has once again displayed its strength with a market-leading 58 lawyers and 20 practice areas...