Restructuring

03Jan2023

Tanner De Witt promotes two solicitors to Partner – Veronica Chan and Tim Au

Tanner De Witt is delighted to announce the promotion of Veronica Chan and Tim Au to the position of Partner with the firm, with effect from Sunday 1 January 2023. The promotion of Veronica and Tim brings the firm’s number of partners to 16 and…Read More

09Dec2022

Service by NFT – Court serves defendants by ‘airdrop’ into digital wallet

BACKGROUND In D’Aloia v (1) Persons Unknown and (2) Binance Holdings Limited and others, the High Court of England and Wales granted the claimant permission to serve court proceedings on ‘persons unknown’ over blockchain, by way of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). NFTs NFTs are a relatively…Read More

27Jul2022

Agreeing to be unfair: Can shareholders agree to oust the right to petition to wind up a company?

Establishing a new company can be nerve-racking. A well-drafted shareholders’ agreement ensures that everyone’s respective rights and obligations are clear, helping to minimise potential future disputes. But what are the limits of these agreements; can a shareholder agree that it will not present an “unfair…Read More

25Jul2022

Tanner De Witt is the only law firm listed in 2022 by Who’s Who Legal with Hong Kong qualified thought leading lawyers covering asset recovery and insolvency

Ian De Witt, Robin Darton and Jeff Lane are listed in the 2022 edition of Who’s Who Legal (WWL) as Global Thought Leaders in Restructuring & Insolvency and Asset Recovery. For Ian, WWL states, “Ian De Witt is considered a top name for commercial litigation…Read More

07Jul2022

You Only Liquidate Twice

Can a winding-up petition be presented when a company is being wounded up voluntarily? The relevant law (the Companies Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions Ordinance) states clearly that the winding up of a company shall not bar the right of any creditor (or contributory) to…Read More

14Jun2022

Seven things directors should keep in mind as the company circles insolvency: the view from Hong Kong

The impact upon the economy as a result of COVID-19 sees no signs of abatement in the near-term and not a single sector of industry has been spared.  Economic data shows that GDP declines in real terms, along with private expenditure. Perhaps some of the…Read More

06Jun2022

Troy Greig promoted to Partner to further boost Tanner De Witt’s Restructuring and Insolvency Practice

Tanner De Witt is pleased to announce the appointment of restructuring and insolvency lawyer Troy Greig as a Partner of the firm. Troy remarks: “I am incredibly grateful to the Partners and staff for their continuing support; to be afforded this opportunity with TDW is an…Read More

19Nov2021

Tanner De Witt recognised in Global Restructuring Review’s GRR100 2021 list

We are delighted to announce that Tanner De Witt’s award-winning, top tier Restructuring and Insolvency practice is once again listed in the Global Restructuring Review’s GRR100 2021 compilation of the world’s leading law firms for cross-border restructuring and insolvency matters. We continue to be the only firm from 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

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