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Onshore restructuring vulnerable to offshore SPV insolvency proceedings
In the prevailing economic climate, an increasing number of large corporate groups have occasion to consider restructuring their affairs ...
A Lawyer’s Future is Looking Sharp with Electronic Hearings
The benefits of running an efficient collection and forensic process extends all the way to the hearings room ...
Forensic investigations, the role of corporate counsel and the rise of information governance
Head of Forensics – Erick Gunawan, discusses the Role of Corporate Counsel in the context of litigation or investigation and the increasing importance of information governance ...
Economic substance: The reality — what firms really need to know
While some of the reactions to the Cayman Islands’ introduction of The International Tax Co-operation (Economic Substance) Law, 2018 (Substance Law) have been less than positive, the reality is that the Substance Law is a set of rules that fairly elegantly address OECD requirements for geographically mobile activities to have economic substance ...
A review of Hong Kong 2018 listing reforms
Hong Kong has emerged as the top IPO market globally ...
Redeeming failures — Lessons from the Ardon Maroon case
The recent case of Ardon Maroon Asia Master Fund (In Official Liquidation) serves as a stark reminder that it is critical that investment funds are built on properly considered, and expertly drafted constitutional documents, including the mechanics for redemptions ...
Hong Kong Related News
Closing the financing gap — infrastructure project bankability
The perceived lack of bankable projects by international investors, not the lack of available capital, is the key impediment ...
Legal innovation in BigLaw
For many people in the legal sphere, the word ‘innovation’ has become synonymous with ‘disruption’ — for others, the overuse of the word has relegated it to just another corporate buzzword ...
Hong Kong targets foreign lawyers
The Law Society wants to crack down on non-local lawyers advising on Hong Kong matters “through the back door”.
When disaster strikes – seven lessons in handling a cyber attack
Proper preparation and planning can help organisations set out a clear path for responding to a cyber breach ...
The thing about … Sarah Grimmer
Ahead of Hong Kong Arbitration Week (Oct 29 to Nov 2), HKIAC secretary-general Sarah Grimmer talks about Belt and Road, Hong Kong as an arbitration centre and trends in the sector ...
Do you have what it takes? Successful, flexible careers for lawyers
KorumLegal takes a look at the type of lawyers and consultants it works with and the appeal of NewLaw.
Lawyering in the gig economy
Mardi Wilson, head of ES Agile in Hong Kong, talks to us about how working on an interim basis offers the benefit of flexibility and greater work-life balance for lawyers ...
Third-party funding in Asia
Cheng-Yee Khong and Tom Glasgow of IMF Bentham examine the new regulatory environment for third-party funding in Singapore and Hong Kong. ...
Taylor Root & Asian-mena Counsel Market Update and Salary Guide 2018
Asian-mena Counsel is delighted to partner with Taylor Root once again for their 12th annual report for the in-house legal and compliance sector ...
Hong Kong In-House Handbook & Directory
Hong Kong Chapter (including firm directory)