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