Nicholas Chan

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First cross-border insolvency case recognising Mainland China administrators in Hong Kong

This article considers the landmark case by the Hong Kong Court of First Instance, in Joint and Several Liquidators of CEFC Shanghai International Group Ltd [2020] HKCFI 167. It is a significant step that the Hong Kong Courts have taken, enhancing cross-border insolvency cooperation between Mainland China and Hong Kong. Facts The investment holding company … Continue Reading

Hong Kong’s economic outlook remains positive despite challenges

Hong Kong’s well-established financial market, low taxation incentives, and laissez-faire policies have consistently earned the city the title of the World’s Freest Economy and the third easiest place to do business in. Yet, the city’s on-going social movements seem to be having an influence on its financials. Hong Kong reported a GDP contraction of 2.9% … Continue Reading