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Clifford Chance


Contentious Commentary: Hong Kong - December 2016

19 December 2016

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

  • Successful claim in long running property dispute
  • Court of Appeal upholds need for speedy finality in arbitral enforcement
  • Court of Appeal rejects oath takers’ bid to re-take the pledge
  • Bank allowed to debit client account after email fraud
  • Two significant decisions in cross-border insolvency
  • Court rules no common intention in loan agreement
  • PRC defendant loses contract case in his absence
  • Hong Kong company law overrides jurisdictional concerns
  • No obligation for bank to pursue debtors before guarantor
  • Creditor’s petition can be re-amended to include subsequent debts
  • Court of Appeal lays down the law for litigants in person
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