Ian De Witt moderator at Asia Law Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 24 September 2015

Here is a photo of Partner Ian De Witt with panellist Leanne Zheng (Partner, Jun He Law Offices) from the Asia Law Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution summit that took place yesterday. Ian De Witt participated as moderator for the session Dispute Resolution in China: to litigate or…Read More


Child abduction in Hong Kong: Is it ever okay?

Married parents who are contemplating a divorce often ask lawyers whether they can take their children abroad for a holiday against the will of the other parents.  The answer is no. In Hong Kong married parents have joint custody of their children.  Both parents make…Read More


Tanner De Witt and Asia Law Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2015 Involvement

Tanner De Witt is pleased to announce that Ian De Witt has been invited to chair the session Dispute Resolution in China: to litigate or arbitrate? at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Summit 2015, a guide to managing disputes in an increasingly complex cross-border environment. Ian…Read More


Bind-over orders to rescue careers

In an increasingly regulated world, criminal convictions can destroy careers. Many people, from bankers and accountants to travel agents and holders of liquor licences are regulated by their profession or industry and are subject to a requirement by their regulator that they are ‘fit and…Read More


Beware! Is your investment product a regulated “Collective Investment Scheme”?

The Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) in Hong Kong regulate investments in Hong Kong, and in doing so need to keep pace with the wide variety of ways in which new investment products can be structured.  One area of regulation covers financial products which constitute…Read More


Jeff Lane and Ian De Witt featured in Who’s Who Asset Recovery Guide 2015

Tanner De Witt Partner Jeff Lane was recently selected to participate in a round table feature in Who’s Who Legal: Asset Recovery 2015 (web archive) alongside two other leading experts to discuss legal developments and concerns observed across the global community of lawyers who specialise…Read More


Lawyer dream team from Tanner De Witt competes in JLL Corporate Football Tournament

Tanner De Witt’s football fans participated in The 2015 JLL Corporate 5-A-Side Football Tournament held at The Hong Kong Football Club on Friday 28th August. With a strong home grown team made up of Captain Phil Swainston and fellow teammates Sunny Hathiramani, Tim Au, Anthony…Read More


Tanner De Witt participates in St Andrew’s Society Scholarship Fundraising Golf Championship at Mission Hills in China

Tanner De Witt was pleased to be invited to participate in The St Andrew’s Society Scholarship Fundraising Golf Championship at Mission Hills in China on Friday 28th August. After an early start Russell Bennett and Anthony Hill took to the fairway in Shenzhen to compete…Read More