Insolvency

17Sep2021

Asialaw 2022 rankings announced

Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce Asialaw’s 2022 rankings of domestic law firms which can be found here. All practices and lawyers have maintained their rankings from the previous year. Our 2022 awards are as follows: OutstandingLabour and EmploymentRestructuring and Insolvency Highly RecommendedCorporate and M&ADispute ResolutionRegulatory…Read More

08Sep2021

Injunction to restrain the presentation of a winding-up petition

Introduction Rather unfortunately, there are no statutory provisions available to a company to set aside a statutory demand. If a company is served with a statutory demand and disputes the alleged debt, save for agreeing with the alleged creditor not to present a winding-up petition,…Read More

03Sep2021

Recognition in IFLR1000 for Tanner De Witt’s Restructuring and Insolvency, M&A and Banking practices

We are delighted to announce that IFLR1000, the guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms, has recognised our restructuring and insolvency, corporate and commercial and banking and finance teams in its 2021 Asia Pacific rankings. We are recognised as a leading Hong…Read More

02Jul2021

Seeking a Legal Secretary – Restructuring and Insolvency Department

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Tanner De Witt is a friendly, independent Hong Kong law firm with a stable and professional working environment. We are looking for a pro-active, organised, enthusiastic and experienced candidate to join our law firm…Read More

26May2021

Tanner De Witt lauded in China Business Law Awards 2021

We are delighted to announce that we have been included in the China Business Law Awards as one of the top firms for Restructuring and Insolvency, Asset Management and Fintech and blockchain. Please see China Business Law Awards 2021 for more information. China Business Law…Read More

12May2021

Benchmark Litigation 2021 rankings announced for Asia-Pacific

We are delighted to announce that we have once again been included in Benchmark Litigation’s 2021 Asia-Pacific rankings. It’s another milestone year for us as we are ranked in five categories this year, compared to four last year and two the year prior. Our awards…Read More

23Apr2021

ALB selects Ian De Witt as one of Asia’s top 50 Disputes Lawyers

Partner and Restructuring and Insolvency co-Head Ian De Witt has been named by Asian Legal Business as one of Asia’s top 50 disputes lawyers. The Super 50 list, which was compiled by ALB for the first time ever, features top disputes lawyers in the region…Read More

13Apr2021

Sunny Hathiramani to speak at INSOL Focus Webinar 2021

On Tuesday 20 April, Restructuring and Insolvency Partner Sunny Hathiramani will speak on a webinar hosted by the International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals (INSOL International), the foremost organisation for accountants and lawyers who specialise in turnaround and insolvency. The webinar is on cross-border insolvencies under…Read More

31Mar2021

Tanner De Witt’s Restructuring and Insolvency team sweeps Who’s Who Legal’s 2021 rankings

Tanner De Witt’s Restructuring and Insolvency practice is listed in Who’s Who Legal’s 2021 Restructuring and Insolvency guide as one of three Leading Firms in the Asia-Pacific region. It is the sole firm in Hong Kong to have this accolade. Both Ian De Witt and…Read More

29Mar2021

Legal update: Presenting winding-up/bankruptcy petitions based on foreign judgment debts – Is registration required?

Can a foreign order or judgment be immediately enforced in Hong Kong?  Generally, the answer is no.  Depending on where the judgment comes from, either it must first pass registration under the Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Ordinance, or if not caught by that ordinance, there…Read More

09Mar2021

Tanner De Witt seeks Restructuring and Insolvency Solicitor (3-6PQE)

Tanner De Witt is a business law firm based in Hong Kong that provides legal services to clients worldwide with business interests in Hong Kong, China and the Asia Pacific Region. We seek a 3-6PQE solicitor to join our renowned Restructuring and Insolvency practice and…Read More

17Feb2021

An update on cross-border insolvency cooperation in Hong Kong: recognising and assisting foreign insolvency practitioners

A crucial aspect of cross-border insolvency cooperation is the recognition of foreign proceedings and providing assistance to foreign office holders. A helpful explanation of the purpose of recognition was provided by Lord Hoffman in Cambridge Gas:“[t]he purpose of recognition is to enable the foreign office…Read More