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Revision class – are there still opportunities for foreign investors in China education?
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China's recent sweeping moves to ban for-profit tutoring in core education took investors in the US$120 billion industry by surprise and caused the valuations of some of the largest...

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Court in Puerto Rico case adopts alternative test to find settlement agreements were executory

Section 365 of the Bankruptcy Code creates a framework through which a debtor can elect to either assume or reject an executory contract. Because the Bankruptcy Code does not define...

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A "magical incantation" - Hong Kong court warns it will carefully examine restructuring viability
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The Hong Kong court has taken aim at Hong Kong-listed companies that are incorporated offshore, carry on business primarily in the mainland and that appear to want to engineer de facto...

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UK parking nightmare – what is happening with NCP’s restructuring plan?

National Car Parks' proposed restructuring plan aimed to write-off arrears, cut rents and close unwanted sites but why did the plan stall?

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Hong Kong court approves first use of new Hong Kong – mainland China insolvency mechanism
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The Hong Kong court in Re Lai Kar Yan Derek [2021] HKCFI 2151 has for the first time invoked the new insolvency co-operation mechanism between Hong Kong and mainland China. The Honorable...

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Getting The Deal Through: Automotive 2021

For the fifth time, we have collaborated with Lexology to publish Getting the Deal Through: Automotive, our market overview of key issues in the automotive industry covering 19 countries....

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Foreign creditors get more say under new Hong Kong – mainland China insolvency arrangement
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A new era has been ushered in following the arrangement on the mutual recognition of, and assistance with, insolvency-related proceedings and restructurings between Hong Kong and mainland...

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Hong Kong court criticizes executive behind biggest ever corporate fraud
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The court in Re James Henry Ting [2021] HKCFI 1704 severely criticized the former chairman and CEO of Akai Holdings Limited (Akai), previously a Hong Kong listed company and now known, in...

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DTEK offers guidance for schemes of arrangement in a post- Brexit world

Sir Alastair Norris’ High Court judgment of 14 May 2021, confirming the sanctioning of the scheme of arrangement of DTEK Finance PLC in respect of existing bank lenders (the...

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