By Justin Lo, Alan Zhang and Alice Leung, King & Wood Mallesons’ Hong Kong Office
The growth in cross-border investment has led to more complex relationships between commercial parties, particularly where foreign elements are involved. Commercial parties are increasingly choosing international arbitration as the means to resolve their disputes.
For parties considering arbitration in the Asia Pacific Region, Hong Kong is an attractive arbitral venue for a number of reasons.
Independent and robust legal system
Hong Kong’s legal system is based on the rule of law, inde… More…/更多
By Minny Siu, Hayden Flinn and Cindy Shek, King & Wood Mallesons Hong Kong Office
The regulatory framework and application details for mutual recognition of publicly offered funds (MRF) between the Mainland and Hong Kong were finally released after almost 2 years of market expectation. The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) signed a Memorandum of Regulatory Cooperation concerning Mutual Recognition of Funds between the Mainland and Hong Kong (Memorandum) on 22 May 2015, confirming the launch of MRF on 1 July 2015.… More…/更多
By: Kenneth Y. Choy of King & Wood’s Hong Kong office and Antitrust & Competition Group
Tai Po is a traditional village located in the northeastern part of the New Territories in Hong Kong. Its historical relics, old temples, quaint fishing village and natural scenery make it a popular destination for both tourists and local residents alike.
The Hong Kong government began building up Tai Po in the late 1970’s, transforming it from a sleepy fishing community into a bustling new town of 300,000. In the last decade, the Government decided to tear down t… More…/更多