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  1. Business - China Business - LAW

    Hong Kong investors at a disadvantage when firms with assets in China go bankrupt

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:07pm by Enoch Yiu

    ... when seeking to have his or her office and authority formally recognised in a mainland court. "This is because the concept of 'receivership' is alien to mainland law," Tang said. He said offshore insolvency practitioners should work with mainland legal and accounting professionals who know mainland bankruptcy law and practice well, as they would be in a better ...

  2. Insolvency law back on the agenda after financial crisis

    Posted Apr 21st 2010, 12:00am by Kate Watson

    ... Kate Watson Hong Kong is taking a second look at the Companies Ordinance proposals as the economy is limping back to normal. The enacting of an insolvency law is a well-visited proposition ... at PricewaterhouseCoopers Hong Kong. The mainland's enterprise bankruptcy law was introduced in June 2007. It has three major provisions: first, you can close down a company because it is insolvent; the second ...

  3. Insolvency laws to be reviewed

    Posted May 05th 2005, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong In a surprise move, the government supported a Legco motion yesterday to uphold workers' rights by reviewing the insolvency system and related laws. The move comes in response to a series of sudden restaurant closures that have forced workers to seek compensation from the Insolvency Fund. The legislature yesterday passed an amended motion, with cross-party ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Intelligent design: a ceramic renaissance in Jiangxi

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Violet Law

    ... Violet Law Ceramic artists from all over the mainland are descending on Jingdezhen as the Jiangxi city, famed for its pottery tradition, enjoys a creative renaissance, writes Violet Law Intelligent design Every Saturday, come rain or shine, the stone-paved courtyard of a half-century-old ceramics factory in Jingdezhen is abuzz with creativity. Here, each of some 30 pitched white ...

  5. Insolvency specialists see rise in demand

    Posted Nov 17th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... financial crisis bite deeper in Hong Kong, according to insolvency specialists. Trustee in bankruptcy and lawyer Jimmie Wong Ka-sek said the number of bankruptcy cases his firm handled last month ... to employ more staff. 'It appears that 2009 will be the worst year for Hong Kong ... the number of insolvency cases may double,' Mr Wong said, 'depending on how many more companies ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ROOKIE MUM

    Rookie mum: why do other mothers seem superior?

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Angharad Law

    ... Angharad Hampshire life@scmp.com Pay no heed to the mothers superior Ever since I became a mum for the first time about two years ago, I have been astounded at how well other women with children manage their lives. My respect for parents, and mums, in par ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Worried depositors descend on Jiangsu bank amid insolvency rumours

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:29am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Bank run amid insolvency rumours In the latest sign of cracks appearing in the mainland's financial system, a rural commercial lender ... concerns after they rushed to withdraw money at one of its branches following rumours that it was insolvent. "Rumours about our solvency triggered the chaos," an official with the lender, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ROOKIE MUM

    Focus on pregnancy weight gain a bit heavy handed

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by ANGHARD LAW

    ... Angharad Hampshire life@scmp.com Focus on weight gain a bit heavy handed It was a depressing morning. At an antenatal check-up I was told, not once, but twice, that I was fat. "Aiyaaaah! Weight gain," the midwife cried when I stood on the scales ...

  9. Business - Companies - REFORM

    Rules to give creditors fairer deal

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com The first overhaul of the city's company insolvency laws in 30 years seeks to prevent cheap sale of assets and to simplify winding-ups Rules to give creditors fairer deal The government has proposed measures to provide greater protection for creditors and simplify company liquidations in the first reform of the city's insolvency laws ...

  10. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    China's nervous savers show need for deposit insurance

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 01:13am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore Mainland government expected to complete law on protection soon, after recent bank run Nervous savers show need for deposit insurance This week's run on a small rural lender in Jiangsu province has underlined the urgent need for mainland authorities to unveil a framework that will protect retail depositors and wind down insolvent banks. On Monday, ...




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