Category: News

Welcome Wilfred Wu, Executive Director, Litigation Support

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Wilfred Wu as Executive Director to lead the firm’s forensic accounting and litigation support services team commencing Monday, 2September 2013. Wilfred brings more than 15 years of experience in various specialist

BWA Leads Insolvency Seminar Series

This is the first of a series of seminars focusing on practical issues that can arise for you and your clients when a customer becomes insolvent. In this one hour seminar we will look at the implications for your clients

Results of the Official Receiver’s Panel T Tender for Summary Liquidations

It’s that time of the year again when the Hong Kong Administration announces the outcome of its latest tender for private-sector firms to undertake summary liquidations. The results of the latest tender can be found here on the Official Receiver’s

Regulating Order Obtained in Yu Kee Food Company Limited (In Compulsory Liquidation)

Following the winding-up of the Company on 29 August 2011, Nichole Chan and Stephen Briscoe were appointed joint and several liquidators of the Company on 26 October 2011. This appointment was made by way of a Regulating Order pursuant to

Hong Kong Diploma in Insolvency

The results of the 2010/11 Diploma in Insolvency programme are now out and it is with great pleasure that we can announce that our own Nichole Chan and Rosenna Mak both passed the Diploma course, so congratulations to both of

Protection of Wages on Insolvency Fund (Update 1)

A few weeks ago we drew attention to the proposed changes to the Protection of Wages on Insolvency Fund (“PWIF”) which would mean that employees could be paid up to a maximum of HK$10,500 by the PWIF in respect of

Protection of Wages on Insolvency Fund

The Hong Kong government is going to amend the Protection of Wages on Insolvency Fund legislation to allow payments to be made to employees of insolvent companies in respect of unpaid holiday pay.  Employees who are owed wages, wages in

New Official Receiver in Hong Kong

A new Official Receiver takes over the Official Receiver’s Office on 29 June 2011 when Ms Teresa Wong Siu-wan steps into the position left by Mr ET O’Connell who is retiring. As noted in the press release, the new Official

Litigation Funding for Liquidators: A Coming of Age in Hong Kong

Over the years, liquidators in Hong Kong have frequently been faced with situations where they have established claims by a company in liquidation against third parties, but they have been unable to pursue them because they don’t have sufficient money