Category: Bankruptcy Discharge

Bankruptcy Discharge in Hong Kong – Update

HK Bankruptcy Discharge Objections: A Word to the Wise by Wong Teck Meng Prior to 1998 it was relatively rare for a person in Hong Kong  who was made bankrupt ever to get their discharge from bankruptcy. This was because

Bankruptcy (Amendment) Bill 2015

By Rosenna Mak In a previous post in November 2015 entitled “Bankruptcy – The Unconstitutionality of the Discharge Provisions”, we referred to a draft Bankruptcy (Amendment) Bill 2015 being put before LegCo for the purpose of addressing the CFA’s ruling

Bankruptcy – The Unconstitutionality of the Discharge Provisions

By Rosenna Mak The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (“CFA”) recently upheld the decision of the Court of Appeal and ruled that s.30A(10)(a) of the Bankruptcy Ordinance (“BO”) is unconstitutional. To recap; s.30A(10)(a) of the BO provides that the

Discharge From Bankruptcy – The Latest

By Rosenna Mak Although we are still waiting for the Court of Final Appeal to hear arguments regarding the constitutionality or otherwise of the discharge provisions contained in s.30A(10)(a) of the Bankruptcy Ordinance, the Administration has already responded to the