25Jun2019

Robin Darton joins 2019 Forum on International Enforcement of Judgements & Awards in London

Insolvency and Restructuring Partner Robin Darton was once again selected and personally invited to participate in the Cambridge Forum on the International Enforcement of Judgements & Awards (FIEJA) at Pennyhill Park Hotel in Surrey, United Kingdom. This is Robin’s third year attending the forum. The Forum’s…Read More

21Jun2019

Tanner De Witt attends Hong Kong M&A Forum 2019

Members of our Corporate Commercial Group attended the Hong Kong M&A Forum 2019, which was held at the St Regis Hong Kong on Thursday 20 June. Tim Drew, Eddie Look, Caroline De Souza and Katherine Ng were part of the 200+ delegates that attended this premier…Read More

17Jun2019

River Stone and Tim Au attend conference on Non-Performing Loans in Xiamen

Corporate Commercial Group Partner River Stone and Insolvency and Restructuring Solicitor Tim Au were in Xiamen this past weekend to attend a conference on Non-Performing Loans (NPLs). We were delighted to be one of four sponsors of this conference, which was very well attended by…Read More

06Jun2019

Legal update: Landmark decision by HK CFA to allow civil service spousal benefits and joint tax assessments to same sex couples

On 6 June 2019 Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal handed down a landmark unanimous decision allowing same sex couples to enjoy equal spousal benefits in civil service and to file joint tax assessments in Hong Kong. Facts The Appellant, Leung Chun Kwong, a Hong…Read More

04Jun2019

Libel update: Definitions of words used in social media posts not to be found in dictionaries!

In a recent high-profile Facebook libel case following an acrimonious divorce in Stocker v Stocker, the UK Supreme Court has ruled that when determining the natural and ordinary meaning of words published on social media – fleeting and hastily written – the First Instance Judge…Read More