Tag: Hong Kong
Welcoming Hong Kong's proposals to reform the arbitration fee structure Yang Ing Loong, a council member of the HKIAC and chair of its appointments committee, suggested the next step should be to “enlarge the pool of qualified arbitrators”
The Hong Kong SAR Government has submitted an amendment bill to the Legislative Council to propose three new fee agreements to allow lawyers to charge arbitration cases by the principles of "no win, no fee" and "no win, low fee"
Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has launched Regtech Knowledge Hub to heighten awareness of regulatory compliance in fintech-related fields and encourage the sharing of expertise
Herbert Smith Freehills has opened a construction and infrastructure disputes hub in Kuala Lumpur
Under the Hong Kong regulatory framework, listed companies should focus on the following aspects of compliance.
Clifford Chance hired major projects and contentious construction specialist Spencer Flay as a partner in its litigation and dispute resolution practice in Perth
Carey Olsen’s Singapore office has added investment funds specialist Tom Katsaros to its investment funds offering as a consultant, and experienced litigator Helen Wang to its litigation, insolvency and restructuring practice as a counsel
Squire Patton Boggs has advised independent containerships owner Seaspan Corporation on securing two separate export credit agency (ECA)-backed Japanese Operating Lease with Call Options (JOLCOs) totalling USD838 million and USD1.4 billion
Ropes & Gray has appointed asset management lawyer Vincent Ip as the managing partner of the firm’s Hong Kong office to succeed Dan Anderson who had been the office managing partner for five years