TDW in the Media


South China Morning Post, 24 April 2011 – Ian De Witt is quoted in an report by Chris Davis headlined “Just how professional are the professional investors?”. Ian expresses some views on professional investors, and advocates mandatory indemnity insurance for all advisers.South China Morning Post, 2 February 2011 – Ian De Witt is quoted in an report headlined “Investors see downside of stock accumulators”. He comments that the firm currently has three accumulator cases against two banks pending in Hong Kong’s High Court.

Best Practice Management, September 2010 – Tanner De Witt is one of the corporate partners mentioned in an article on Corporate Social Responsibility by Orla Gilroy, CEO of Enlighten – Action for Epilepsy Charity.

South China Morning Post, 29 March 2010 – Tanner De Witt is featured in an report headlined “Lawyers hold court in the stands, on the field and in the citing room”, in which Ian De Witt discusses the firm’s “rugby bent”, which includes offering a training contract to Hong Kong winger Rowan Varty and sponsoring Philippines rugby development and street children. The firm’s bent for topical hold music also gets a mention.

South China Morning Post, 2 September 2009 – In an article about the continuing legal saga over the collapse of disgraced entrepreneur James Ting’s Akai Holdings empire, it was noted that the judge, Mr Justice William Stone, placed all the assets of tycoon Christopher Ho, including Rolls-Royces, Porsches and an art collection, into the control of Robin Darton, the receiver, of Tanner De Witt, to prevent a “continuing dissipation of assets … in breach of the original order”.

South China Morning Post, 30 March 2009 – In a report on the redistribution of corporate boxes at the Hong Kong Sevens in the wake of the financial meltdown, Robby Nimmo interviewed Ian De Witt. [Show excerpt from the South China Morning Post report]

South China Morning Post, 15 March 2009 – Ian De Witt is mentioned as one of the influential Welshmen in Hong Kong in a tongue-in-cheek preview of Wales’s chances of success at the Hong Kong Sevens following their surprise win at the World Cup Sevens in Dubai.

Asian Counsel, October 2008 – In a special report on restructuring and insolvency, Asian Counsel published a feature on Hong Kong and the credit crunch [PDF, 340KB], written by Robin Darton and Ian De Witt.

The Standard, 25 September 2008 – Ian De Witt featured in a report on the Hong Kong Confederation of Insurance Brokers Annual Conference 2008. Ian gave a talk entitled Responsibilities Beyond Regulations: Mis-selling: Civil Liability for Negligence and for giving Negligent Advice. [Show excerpt from The Standard report]

The report also appeared in the Hong Kong Economic Times (Chinese)

Hong Kong Lawyer, April 2008 – Re Sweetmart Garment Works Limited was published in the official journal of the Law Society of Hong Kong. The article was also published in INSOL International’s April 2008 electronic newsletter.

Leisure Industries, March 2008 – Ian De Witt receives a mention for his ‘fascinating’ discussion on the status of frequent-flyer programme members in bankruptcy proceedings in John Vernon’s IBA Singapore Conference Report in The International Bar Association Legal Practice Division newsletter.