25Jan2016

Improperly obtained documents in divorce proceedings

For the court or parties to reach a decision on financial relief, parties are required to disclose their financial positions to each other fully and frankly.  The fight over financial relief in divorce cases can be long and bitter.  If you know or suspect that…Read More

22Jan2016

Tanner De Witt proud sponsor of Discovery Bay’s 10th Annual Picnic in the Park 2016

We are very proud to support the 10th Picnic in the Park held on Saturday 30th January at Siena Park in Discovery Bay. Over 60 acts will perform at Hong Kong’s favourite live music and dance festival which draws thousands of fans to Lantau Island’s…Read More

21Jan2016

Tanner De Witt wins a 2015 China Business Law Award

Tanner De Witt is thrilled to be a winner in the 2015 China Business Law Awards for its restructuring and insolvency practice. The China Business Law Awards are presented by the China Business Law Journal and will be published in a special report in the…Read More

14Jan2016

Validity and need for registration of foreign marriage in Hong Kong

When people speak of a white wedding, they used to mean the colour of the bride’s dress.  Now they are just as likely to be talking about the colour of the sand on the exotic beach where the ceremony was held. A survey has claimed…Read More

08Jan2016

Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance (Cap 623)

A. INTRODUCTION The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance (Cap 623) (the “Ordinance”) came into effect on 1 January 2016. The Ordinance modifies the doctrine of “privity of contract” which states that only those who are named in the contract and have signed it are…Read More