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Withers LLP
The World Health Organisation has declared a global health emergency over an outbreak of a novel coronavirus ("COVID-19") since December 2019.
Mayer Brown
When The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited concluded the discussion surrounding Weighted Voting Rights in April 2018, only individuals who have been materially responsible for the growth of the innovative company could benefit from WVR.
TMF Group
Hong Kong remains an exciting market in which to establish a new business, but make sure you get the basics of incorporation right so you're up and running when you want to be.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
This edition provides an overview of key regulatory developments in the past three months relevant to companies listed.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
This Hong Kong regulatory update provides an overview of key regulatory developments in the past three months relevant to companies listed (or planning to list)
Hong Kong's extensive tax, trade and legal benefits, have made it a popular business choice for foreign investors who want to set up a local company.
Withers LLP
Social welfare services in Hong Kong are supported by the government, as well as a variety of non-governmental organisations.
Withers LLP
Dual-class shares may now be listed in Hong Kong, with Xiaomi as the first dual-class share structure to have listed
Mayer Brown
The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the "Exchange") recently published two consultation papers proposing changes to:
Clyde & Co
The Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) in Hong Kong issued a revised Guidance Note on the Corporate Governance of Authorised Insurers (Revised GN10) in October 2016.
TMF Group
In Hong Kong, there is a general perception in the market that deregistration is simpler, quicker and less expensive when disposing a private limited company.
ONC Lawyers
In this newsletter, we will discuss the key changes relating to the general meetings and shareholders' written resolutions under the new Companies Ordinance.
Tanner De Witt
The new Companies Ordinance ("New CO") will come into effect on 3 March 2014 ("Commencement Date").
Mayer Brown
Do you offer loans or quasi-loans to your directors in your service contracts?
The new CO requires at least one natural person as director for every private company but it allows a grace period of 6 months after the commencement of the new CO for an existing company to make changes to its board for satisfying the new requirement.
In August 2013, Vistra issued a bulletin to its clients introducing the passage of the new Hong Kong Companies Ordinance and a summary of the major reforms that were passed into law by the Hong Kong Legislative Council in July 2012.
Mayer Brown
Legal principles which apply when challenges are made to the approval of an Environmental Impact Assessment Report and the issuance of an Environmental Permit by the Director of Environmental Protection in the Director’s capacity as both the applicant and grantor of approval.
Lorenz & Partners
In the underlying scenario, we assume that the father of our client (hereinafter "The CLIENT") died several years ago. The deceased set up a Hong Kong COMPANY with another person from Germany (hereinafter "The DEFENDANT"), and The DEFENDANT is acting as the director of the company. The name of the COMPANY shall be "Hong Kong Co. Ltd." (hereinafter "The COMPANY"), and the deceased is still registered as shareholder of The COMPANY.
Angela Wang & Co.,
In May 2010, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (the "Exchange") released its Consultation Conclusions on proposed changes to connected transaction rules which included a review on the definition of connected person, provided exemptions for connected transactions which are immaterial or involve persons not in a position of significant influence, etc.
Barlow Lyde & Gilbert LLP
In Hong Kong, the Securities and Futures Ordinance ("SFO") was introduced in March 2003 and powers of investigation were given to the Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC").
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