30Aug2017

Legal update: The Companies (Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Ordinance – A weak attempt to modernize Hong Kong’s Winding Up Regime

After the enactment of the Companies Ordinance (Cap. 622) on 3 March 2014, Hong Kong’s legislation regarding the winding up of Companies remained in the (newly named) Companies (Winding up and Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance (Cap. 32) (“CWUMPO”).  For some time, there had also been discussion…Read More

29Aug2017

Robin Darton speaks to Debtwire Radio’s APAC Explorer podcast

Restructuring and Insolvency Co-Head Robin Darton was recently interviewed by Debtwire Asia’s senior editor Chaim Estulin on the state of Hong Kong’s insolvency regime. Through a 30-minute podcast, Robin and Chaim discuss Hong Kong’s lack of a holistic bankruptcy code, steps that should be taken to…Read More

25Aug2017

Ian De Witt, Robin Darton and Veronica Chan attend the Singapore Insolvency Conference

Three members of our Restructuring and Insolvency Practice (Co-Heads Ian De Witt and Robin Darton, and Solicitor Veronica Chan) were recently in Singapore to attend the Singapore Insolvency Conference, of which we were Gold Sponsor. About the conference After successfully organising five annual National and Regional Insolvency…Read More

24Aug2017

Veronica Chan attends IWIRC Restructuring and Insolvency Conference in Singapore

Our Restructuring and Insolvency Lawyer Veronica Chan recently attended the inaugural International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) Pacific Rim (PacRim) Conference in Singapore. While Hong Kong battled with the strongest typhoon it’s seen in five years, the Linklaters Singapore office hosted a half day conference that targeted professionals…Read More

21Aug2017

Tanner De Witt’s rugby ball makes an appearance in a TV commercial!

An eagle-eyed child recently spotted Tanner De Witt’s mini rugby ball in a commercial for health food store Catalo. We produced last year’s batch of mini rugby balls as a response to the growing mini rugby scene in the city. Previously, all players could only…Read More