Corporate and Commercial Law

24Jan2019

River Stone and Peter Tang attend the 16th Annual China Mergers & Acquisitions Summit 2019

Corporate and Commercial Partner River Stone and Solicitor Peter Tang were in Shanghai earlier this week to attend the 16th Annual China Mergers & Acquisitions Summit, which we also supported as Gold Sponsor. Held at the Renaissance Hotel in Pudong, key topics during the Summit…Read More

22Jan2019

The Legal 500 2019 rankings are announced for Asia-Pacific

Tanner De Witt is very pleased to be recommended again this year in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Guide 2019 for its four main practice areas; corporate and commercial, labour and employment, restructuring and insolvency and litigation and dispute resolution. We are very proud to announce that Ian De Witt, Robin Darton and Kim…Read More

15Jan2019

Press release: Tanner De Witt advises on grant of Hong Kong’s first virtual insurance company licence to Bowtie

PRESS RELEASE Tuesday 15 January 2019 For immediate release Tanner De Witt has advised insurer Bowtie Life Insurance Company Limited on its Series A investment round. The investment round was closely connected with its successful application to the Hong Kong Insurance Authority for authorisation as…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

28Nov2018

Tanner De Witt Tech Talks: Lessons from the Gig Economy: Its Rise, Fall… and Rise?

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE It started as the technological utopia of the sharing economy. Now, we have the gig economy business platform designed to enable freelance work for hire. Is the vision tarnished, or has reality set in? In this TDW…Read More

27Nov2018

Tanner De Witt supports the 10th Private Banking and Family Office Summit Asia 2018

We were delighted to sponsor the recently concluded 10th Private Banking and Family Office Summit Asia 2018, which was held at the St. Regis Hotel Shenzhen on 14 to 15 November. Corporate and Commercial Partners Eddie Look and River Stone attended the Summit along with…Read More

12Nov2018

Padraig Walsh speaks at MaGESpire event “The STO Supremacy”

Corporate and Commercial Partner Pádraig Walsh spoke at an event hosted by Blockchain Venture Development & Education firm MaGESpire on “The STO Supremacy”. Held on Friday 9 November at  Garage Society, the event attracted a full house of FinTech enthusiasts. About MaGESpire MaGESpire is a Blockchain…Read More

08Nov2018

A summary of the new SFC regulatory framework for virtual assets

Executive summary Here are the five points you need to know about the changes announced on 01 November 2018 by the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) to the regulatory framework for virtual assets: The SFC will supervise and regulate firms that distribute in Hong Kong…Read More

29Oct2018

Tanner De Witt hosts first edition of TDW Tech Talks

On Thursday 25 October 2018, an audience of nearly 60 gathered in our office to attend the inaugural edition of Tanner De Witt Tech Talks, a series of events hosted by Corporate Commercial Partner Pádraig Walsh.  The topic of the talk was “Tokenising the ever-changing…Read More

19Oct2018

Padraig Walsh speaks at ZegalCon 2018

Corporate Commercial Partner Pádraig Walsh spoke at a ZegalCon 2018 seminar alongside Brian Elders, Founder of Crypto IB. Pádraig and Brian’s seminar was titled “Decoding Blockchain: Challenges and Opportunities from a Legal Perspective”, and presented the angle of a  conversation between a blockchain business owner and an…Read More

28Sep2018

Asialaw 2019 rankings announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce Asialaw’s 2019 rankings of domestic law firms which can be found here. Each firm ranking is divided into the following categories: Outstanding; Highly recommended; Recommended; and Notable. All of our firm rankings, as in previous years, are ‘Highly recommended’…Read More

22Aug2018

Pádraig Walsh speaks at MaGESpire event on legal challenges in blockchain ventures

We are delighted to announce that Corporate Commercial Partner Pádraig Walsh was guest speaker at a MaGESpire fireside chat on blockchain ventures. Entitled ‘Legal Challenges in Blockchain Ventures – A deep dive from shallow waters’, the event was the fourth in MaGESpire’s Blockchain & Tokenomics…Read More