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Withers LLP
You, as a landlord, have signed a tenancy agreement with a tenant for rental of a commercial property for a fixed term. However, the tenant has decided to break the lease and does not intend
Mayer Brown
The concerns over COVID-19 have arguably been the required trigger - against the backdrop of increasing unease ‒ for market participants to take stock and review their financial arrangements.
Withers LLP
Contracts sometimes include a ‘force majeure' clause which allows a party to be excused from its contractual obligations in the event of a ‘force majeure event(s)'.
Gall
In our recent article we discussed the legal ramifications of the force majeure clauses to "excuse" parties from performing onerous or impossible contracts in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Gall
The outbreak of COVID-19 novel coronavirus has brought about disruptions to both public life and international business of an unprecedented scale.
R&P China Lawyers
In contracts between Chinese and international clients, an important question is where and how disputes are resolved.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The First International Commercial Court of the Supreme People's Court of China ("CICC") has recently published its first rulings
Withers LLP
In Hong Kong, it is very common for retailers to rent a space for businesses. It is of paramount importance that these retailers have sufficient contractual protection
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
In the past year, nearly a dozen companies have taken advantage of new rules to list on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (HKEx).
Hogan Lovells
PTT would however be entitled to recover damages at large, based on ordinary principles and subject to proof by PTT.
Hogan Lovells
The Court of Appeal in Mears Limited v Costplan Services (South East) Limited & Ors [2019] EWCA Civ 502, in a judgment published on 29 March 2019, has considered the meaning of "practical completion" ...
Clyde & Co
On 18 January 2019, Hong Kong and the Mainland signed the Arrangement on Reciprocal Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters.
Herbert Smith Freehills
A tribunal had decided liability and awarded sums as due on a basis not advanced by the claimant.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In Baosteel Engineering & Technology Group Co. Ltd. v. China Zenith Chemical Group Ltd. [HCCT 7/2018], the Hong Kong Court of First Instance granted a temporary stay of enforcement of an arbitral award.
Mayer Brown
The Securities and Futures Commission (the "SFC") mandated the incorporation of the Suitability Requirement into client agreements as a contractual term.
Mayer Brown
The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance (Cap. 623) ("the Ordinance") came into force on 1 January 2016.
Mayer Brown
The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance (Cap. 623) (the "Ordinance") comes into force on 1 January 2016.
Clyde & Co
Since its inception in the UK in 1998, Security of Payment Legislation has spread across many common law countries, including Singapore, Malaysia, and Australia.
Conyers
It is a basic and long-standing common law principle in the law of contract that a provision in a contract which is construed a penalty cannot be enforced.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Whatever your business—whether you are an investor looking at new investments, managing existing positions or planning exits, or a corporate concerned with protecting and enhancing your business...
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