insolvency

14Jan2020

Legal Update: Obtaining Validation Orders to pay restructuring costs

INTRODUCTION Tanner De Witt successfully assisted China Singyes Solar Technologies Holdings Limited (“Singyes”)[1] in obtaining a validation order that enabled Singyes to pay certain operation expenses and professional fees incurred for the purpose of a substantial restructuring exercise notwithstanding the existence of a winding up…Read More

14Jan2020

Tanner De Witt Insolvency/Restructuring Lawyer (1-3PQE)

Job Description Tanner De Witt is a business law firm based in Hong Kong, which provides legal services to clients worldwide who have business interests in Hong Kong, China and the Asia Pacific Region. We are seeking a solicitor with 1-3 years’ PQE to join…Read More

06Dec2019

Results of 2020 Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted once again to be recognised by Chambers & Partners in their 2020 Asia-Pacific Guide for each of its main practice areas in particular its Band 1 ranking for Labour and Employment. Corporate/M&A: Independent Hong Kong Firms (Band 2) What the team is known…Read More

19Nov2019

Ian De Witt attends the 15th International Insolvency & Restructuring Symposium in Paris

Insolvency and Restructuring Partner Ian De Witt recently paid a visit to the City of Light to attend the 15th International Insolvency & Restructuring Symposium. He was the sole delegate from Hong Kong. Held at the InterContinental Paris le Grand Paris, the Symposium was co-hosted…Read More

04Oct2019

Tanner De Witt selected as Asia Pacific’s only Leading Firm in Who’s Who Legal: Asset Recovery 2019 – Jeff Lane highlighted as a Global Elite Thought Leader

It is with great pleasure that Tanner De Witt announces Partners Ian De Witt, Robin Darton, and Jeff Lane are Thought Leaders in Who’s Who Legal Global Investigations Review & Asset Recovery 2019.  Consultant Anthony Hill is also listed as a leading lawyer while Jeff…Read More

17Sep2019

Asialaw 2020 rankings announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce Asialaw’s 2020 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. Besides the ranking for our private client practice (which is new…Read More

12Sep2019

Legal update: Arbitration clauses and insolvency proceedings revisited

Introduction In a recent Court of Appeal judgment, But Ka Chon v Interactive Brokers LLC[1] (“But Ka Chon”), Tanner De Witt was successful in resisting an appeal by a debtor who had sought to set aside a statutory demand issued by a leading online trading…Read More

12Aug2019

Veronica Chan nominated for IWIRC Rising Star Award

Insolvency and Restructuring Solicitor Veronica Chan has been nominated for a Rising Star Award by the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation. As Co-Chair of IWIRC’s Hong Kong board, Veronica has heavily contributed to the development of the city’s insolvency and restructuring community. We are…Read More

08Aug2019

Legal update: An introduction to statutory insolvency set-off

Business relationships are not straightforward, and a company can be a supplier and a purchaser at the same time. It is not an uncommon practice for companies to off-set their debt owed to another company with the receivables they should be receiving from that same…Read More

06Aug2019

Tanner De Witt shortlisted for three awards in The Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2019

We are pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted for three awards in this year’s Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards. The three awards categories are: Insolvency and Restructuring Law Firm of the Year BDO Limited Award Matrimonial Law Firm of the Year The Macallan Highland Single…Read More

10Jul2019

Ian De Witt and Robin Darton attend 19th Annual III Conference in Barcelona

Restructuring and Insolvency Co-Heads Ian De Witt and Robin Darton were recently in Barcelona to attend the International Insolvency Institute’s 19th Annual Conference. Held from 17 to 18 June in a variety of key Barcelona locations,  the conference gathered the upper echelons of the insolvency…Read More

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