HKEX Issues Consultation Paper on SPACs

I. SPACS BACKGROUND AND INTRODUCTION TO HONG KONG SPACS The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (the HKEX) published a consultation paper on 17 September 2021 to seek market feedback on proposals to create a listing regime for special purpose acquisition companies (“SPACs”) in Hong […]

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HKEX Issues Consultation Paper on SPACs

I. SPACS BACKGROUND AND INTRODUCTION TO HONG KONG SPACS The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (the HKEX) published a consultation paper on 17 September 2021 to seek market feedback on proposals to create a listing regime for special purpose acquisition companies (“SPACs”) in Hong […]

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Webinar – Search and Rescue: What do I Need to Know about Asset Tracing?

Incidents of fraud continue to rise across the globe – how can you best equip and protect yourself or your company? Understanding the role of asset tracing, as well as different tracing methods and procedures, is crucial in a broader financial investigation. Wolters Kluwer invites Kenix Yuen from dispute resolution law firm Gall, Akanksha Sagar and Tavish MacLean from Perun Consultants to explore: What is asset […]

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IR Global Hong Kong Member Collaboration

Ilya Umanskiy and Björn Wahlström of Current Consulting, Dominic Wai of ONC Lawyers and Gwynn Hopkins of Perun Consultants recently collaborated on a podcast for IR Global members. WATCH HERE: Topic:  Asset Recovery – Understanding the process and building resilience Our group discussed asset recovery through the lens of 4 questions: Have you seen an […]

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IR Global Hong Kong Member Collaboration

Ilya Umanskiy and Björn Wahlström of Current Consulting, Dominic Wai of ONC Lawyers and Gwynn Hopkins of Perun Consultants recently collaborated on a podcast for IR Global members. WATCH HERE: Topic:  Asset Recovery – Understanding the process and building resilience Our group discussed asset recovery through the lens of 4 questions: Have you seen an […]

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Episode 75 – Ilya Umanskiy (Resilience, Risk Management, and Asset Protection)

Ilya Umanskiy GRCP, our exclusive member for Investigative Due Diligence in Hong Kong, recently recorded a podcast with Harris Bricken law firm. Listen HERE. In Episode #75, we are joined by Ilya Umanskiy, Director of the Current Consulting Group. We discuss: Ilya’s path from Moscow to New York City to Hong Kong Case study: Managing a high net-worth […]

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International Child Abduction and The Hague Convention

Download PDF What is International Child Abduction? According to the Report on International Parental Child Abduction published by the Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong in April 2002, international child abduction is when a child has been wrongly removed or retained across an international border. It usually occurs when there is a relationship breakdown between […]

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A new chapter in cross-border insolvency: the first application by Hong Kong liquidators for recognition and assistance in Mainland China

Table of Contents The Procedure The Law Conclusion On 14 May 2021, a cooperation mechanism was established between the Mainland and Hong Kong in the form of the Record of Meeting of the Supreme People’s Court and the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Mutual Recognition of and Assistance to Bankruptcy (Insolvency) Proceedings […]

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Singapore Exchange Introduces SPAC Listing Framework

On 2 September 2021, the Singapore Exchange (SGX) announced1 new rules to enable Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) to list on the Mainboard of Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (SGX Mainboard). The rules took effect on 3 September 2021, making the SGX the first exchange in Asia to allow SPAC listings. Singapore first considered allowing SPACs to […]

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Singapore Exchange Introduces SPAC Listing Framework

On 2 September 2021, the Singapore Exchange (SGX) announced1 new rules to enable Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) to list on the Mainboard of Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (SGX Mainboard). The rules took effect on 3 September 2021, making the SGX the first exchange in Asia to allow SPAC listings. Singapore first considered allowing […]

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SFC Publishes Q2 2021 Report

On 17 August 2021, Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (the SFC) published its quarterly report1 for the period April to June 2021. The main highlights include: Listing and Takeovers – a total of 120 new listing applications (five from companies with weighted voting rights (WVR) structures and 14 from pre-revenue biotech companies) were vetted […]

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HKEx Listing Rule Changes on Disciplinary Powers and Sanctions

To register, please click here. Speaker Julia Charlton – Partner, Charltons For Hong Kong solicitor / trainee solicitor participants you are entitled to claim one CPD point upon completion of the webinar. About the Webinar The webinar will cover the following topics and participants may enrol via the registration page. Disciplinary structures or procedures of the HKEx Sources of […]

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