Month: January 2015

Winding Up – Moving Colonial Legislation into the New Century

By Stephen Briscoe  The existing provisions dealing with the winding-up of companies in Hong Kong are still largely based on the 1948 Companies Act from the UK. Of course, there have been changes over the years, but generally these haven’t

Small Practitioners – Stealing a Marketing March

By Stephen Briscoe This article is reprinted with permission from INSOL World magazine This is the first of  two articles written from the perspective of a small firm practitioner working in a close-knit, but highly competitive market. It is a fact of life

Constitutionality of Bankruptcy Discharge Provisions Challenged

S.30A(10)(a) of the Bankruptcy Ordinance is Challenged – Unconstitutional  By Stephen Briscoe  and Rosenna Mak A few months ago, we published an article entitled “Discharge from Bankruptcy or Trustee Forever” where we discussed the position of the release of a trustee