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Contentious Commentary: Hong Kong - June 2016

13 June 2016

Please find attached the first edition of "Contentious Commentary: Hong Kong", a newsletter that provides a summary of recent developments in litigation and dispute resolution. The newsletter is produced by lawyers in the litigation and dispute resolution practice at Clifford Chance.

This edition of "Contentious Commentary: Hong Kong" covers:

  • Combatting fraudulent schemes in overseas-listed securities
  • Defence struck out after failure to attend Pre-Trial Review
  • Need for promptness in applying for anti-suit injunction
  • No derivative action possible on behalf of dissolved company
  • When a judge should remove himself from trial
  • Court considers when court proceedings should be stayed in favour of arbitration
  • Inspection of company records under the Companies Ordinance
  • When mainland judgments can be set aside in Hong Kong
  • Costs where petitioner withdraws winding-up petition
  • Jail for husband, defeat for wife in court application
  • How strike-out principles are applied to conspiracy claims
  • Strict approach to applications for leave to serve out of jurisdiction
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