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Contentious Commentary: Hong Kong October 2018

19 September 2018

Please find attached the October 2018 edition of "Contentious Commentary: Hong Kong", a publication that provides a summary of recent developments in litigation and dispute resolution. The publication is produced by lawyers in the litigation and dispute resolution practice at Clifford Chance.

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

  • Bank wins decade-long mis-selling case
  • Does carrying on in a job provide consideration for employment changes?
  • Court gives leave to defend to defendant alleging collusion
  • Court allows plaintiff to benefit from sanctioned payment
  • Court of Appeal affirms Court's discretion in winding-up foreign companies
  • High Court clarifies circumstances in which provisional liquidators may exercise restructuring powers in Hong Kong
  • Non-party ordered to bear the costs in company action
  • Can account inspection be ordered where account holder hasn't been served?
  • District Court ruling sounds alarm bells for senior employees
  • Tribunal considers scope of disclosure in competition battle
  • Contempt order left in place against Sino Forest defendants
  • Court restrains PRC civil proceedings due to breach of arbitration agreement
  • Court of Appeal revisits the basis for calculation of pre-judgment interest
  • Court of Appeal rejects appearance application by overseas counsel
  • Court considers whether to allow claim where writ was issued against the wrong company

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