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 signed 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