Valuation adjustment mechanism,the PRC Supreme People’s Court,compensation liability,the validity of VAM,legitimacy of VAM,Supreme Court retrial judgment

By:King and Wood Mallesons’  PE Dispute Resolution Group

The case Haifu Investment Co., Ltd, vs. Gansu Shiheng Non-Ferrous Recycling Co., Ltd and Hong Kong Diya Limited for the defendants’ failure to perform the investment compensation clause under the “valuation adjustment mechanism” (“VAM”), which has drawn high public attention, was finally determined. After its retrial, the PRC Supreme People’s Court (the “Supreme Court”) rendered the final judgment ruling that the old shareholder, Hong Kong Diya Limited, shall bear the compensation liability for the investor.
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