19Dec2018

Tanner De Witt supports the Dutch Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas Cocktail

We were delighted to support the Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong’s Christmas Cocktail, which was held on Thursday 13 December. One of the main events at this annual cocktail hosted by the Dutch Chamber’s SME Committee is the ‘soapbox’ contest in which contestants…Read More

17Dec2018

Legal update: SFC and CSRC signs Memorandum to Enhance Cooperation and Exchange of Information

The Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) has announced on 3 December 2018 that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding (“MoU”) with the China Securities Regulatory Commission (“CSRC”), regarding the cooperation and exchange of information in connection with the supervision and oversight of regulated…Read More

13Dec2018

Veronica Chan elected as Co-Chair of IWIRC HK

We are delighted to announce that Restructuring and Insolvency Solicitor Veronica Chan has been elected as Co-Chair of the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) Hong Kong Board. Veronica adds, “I am delighted to be elected as the Co-Chair of IWIRC HK.  IWIRC is an…Read More

12Dec2018

Legal update: SFC reprimands and fines SFM HK Management Limited HK$1.5 million over illegal short selling

Case Background The Securities and Futures Commission announced on 6 December 2018 that it has reprimanded and fined SFM HK Management Limited (“SFM”) for HK$1.5 million for its naked short selling, contrary to section 170 of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (“SFO”). SFM is licensed…Read More

11Dec2018

Legal update: New claim values for District Court and Small Claims Tribunal in effect

Increases to the maximum claim values in the jurisdiction of the District Court and Small Claims Tribunal came into effect on 3 December 2018, following a consultation launched by the Judiciary in August 2015 and a passing of the resolution by the Legislative Council on…Read More

10Dec2018

Tanner De Witt attends The Law Society of Hong Kong’s Annual Cocktail

We were pleased to attend The Law Society of Hong Kong’s Annual Cocktail, which was held at the Hong Kong Club on Wednesday 28 November. Over 570 guests were in attendance, including The Honourable Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma Tao-li, GBM, Secretary for Justice Ms. Teresa…Read More

07Dec2018

Jeff Lane speaks on online webinar about fraud and asset tracing

On Thursday 6 December Fraud and Asset Tracing Partner Jeff Lane spoke on a LexisNexis webinar about online fraud in the Asia-Pacific region. It was delightful to see so many users tune in from around the world to listen to Jeff and his co-speaker Douglas Wolfson…Read More

06Dec2018

Tanner De Witt mini rugby ball spotted at 11th Centaurs International Mini & Youth Rugby Tournament 2018 in Singapore

Litigation and Dispute Resolution Partner Mark Side was in Singapore last month to attend the 11th Centaurs International Mini & Youth Rugby Tournament, which was held at the Centaurs Sports Park. Mini rugby teams from the U5 (under 5 years old) to U17 categories all participated…Read More

05Dec2018

Running to help the homeless in the Discovery Bay 10K!

On Saturday 1 December, eight Tanner De Witt runners ran the annual Discovery Bay 10K – an event that we have supported for several years as Title Sponsor! Tim Drew, Phil Swainston, Jan Willem Möller, Rowan Varty, Katherine Ng, Adrian Au, Natalie Lam and Raymond Ko all raced, with Tim Drew…Read More

04Dec2018

Results of 2019 Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted once again to be recognised by Chambers & Partners in their 2019 Asia-Pacific Guide for each of its main practice areas in particular its Band 1 rankings for Restructuring and Insolvency and Labour and Employment. 2019 Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific Guide Corporate/M&A: Independent Hong Kong Firms (Band…Read More

03Dec2018

Business of Sport Network’s panel on Women in Sport held at Tanner De Witt

On Thursday 29 November we had the pleasure of hosting the Business of Sport Network (BOSN)‘s networking event and panel on Sports business: Women at the top of the game. Close to 50 guests attended the event and enjoyed networking over a selection of healthy…Read More