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June 2020

WHETHER SERVICE AGREEMENTS ENTERED INTO BY DATA CENTRE OPERATORS MAY CREATE LANDLORD AND TENANT...

A data centre houses information and communication technologies equipment in a secure and controlled environment. With the exponential growth of information technology operations, recent years have seen a surging demand for data centre services. ...
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May 2020

GALLANT RECOGNIZED BY BENCHMARK LITIGATION ASIA-PACIFIC 2020...

We are pleased to announce that Gallant is recognized as a Notable Firm in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2020 Edition. Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific is a definitive guide to leading dispute resolution law firms and lawyers in the region. Its...
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April 2020

Meeting or not? – Whether directors and shareholders of companies can be excused from physical...

In view of coronavirus outbreak, travel restrictions are becoming a norm in many countries and maintaining social distance becomes a duty, companies are adopting various strategies to cope. Often times, meetings are either cancelled, postponed or...
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April 2020

Winning China Business Law Journal Awards 2020...

We are pleased to announce that our firm has been recognised by China Business Law Journal in the annual China Business Law Awards 2020 in the practice areas of Banking & Finance and Real Estate & REIT, in addition to our recent winning of the Deals...
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March 2020

Gallant acted as the legal advisor to the Sole Sponsor and the Underwriters on the IPO of C-Link...

Gallant acted as the legal advisor to the Sole Sponsor, Grand Moore Capital Limited, and the Underwriters on the initial public offering (the “IPO”) of C-Link Squared Limited (1463) on the Main Board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange (the...
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March 2020

GLOBAL LAW FIRM NETWORK MERITAS NAMES NEW PRESIDENT...

Meritas, the global alliance of independent law firms, announced that it has named Ms Sona Pancholy as the next President. Most recently Pancholy was the senior leader at Bloomberg Industry Group. She was also the executive director of the World...
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February 2020

Whether Payment Arising from Future Performance of Contract is Disposition of Property by the...

In Hsin Chong Construction Company Limited (in provisional liquidation) v Build King Construction Limited [2019] HKCA 1305, dispute arose from the validity of the removal of Hsin Chong Construction Company Limited by its joint venture partner, Build...
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February 2020

Winning China Business Law Journal Deals of the Year 2019...

We are pleased to announce that a cross-border case involving multi-jurisdictional legal, compliance and enforcement issues in connection with a loan facility of up to USD 500 million handled by the banking and finance team of our Commercial...
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January 2020

WOULD TWO SEPARATE ASSIGNMENTS BE DEEMED AN EXCHANGE OF PROPERTY FOR STAMP DUTY PURPOSE?...

The Court of Appeal recently rejected the assessment made by the Collector of Stamp Revenue of the Inland Revenue Department in two assignments of properties and held that the true substance of the transactions thereunder constituted an exchange of...
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December 2019

APPOINTMENT BY THE HONG KONG SOCIETY FOR THE AGED...

Mr Philip Wong, our Partner and Head of Commercial Department attended the 40th Annual General Meeting of The Hong Kong Society for the Aged held on 10 December 2019. Mr Philip Wong was also appointed as the Honorary Legal Adviser for year...