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June 2019

DELEGATION FROM SHANGHAI HUANGPU DISTRICT BUREAU OF JUSTICE AND ELITE YOUNG LAWYERS VISITED GALLANT...

A delegation of 18 elite young lawyers from Shanghai Huangpu District (“SHD”), led by Mr Mao Yongjun, Deputy Director General of SHD Bureau of Justice, and 4 other officials of SHD, visited our firm on 13 June 2019. They were greeted by our...
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May 2019

LEGAL NEWS UPDATE : PRIORITY OF CHARGING ORDER ABSOLUTE AND EQUITABLE CHARGE ON FUTURE SALE...

Gain Hero Finance Limited v Winland Finance Limited [2019] HKCFI 771 is a case arising out of an intended sale of a property, in which an important question about the nature of a charging order was discussed. Back in 2014, the owner of the property...
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May 2019

GALLANT ATTENDED MERITAS ANNUAL MEETING 2019...

Mr Philip Wong, our Partner and Head of Commercial Department attended the Meritas Annual Meeting 2019 for and on behalf of our Firm in San Diego, the United States of America from 3-5 April 2019. During the Annual Meeting, representatives of member...
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April 2019

What’s So Significant about the Significant Controllers Register?...

As part of the international efforts to combat money laundering and terrorist financing and to fulfil its international obligations as a member of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Hong Kong has introduced the Companies (Amendment) Ordinance...
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April 2019

ASIALAW REGIONAL AWARDS 2019...

We are pleased to announce that our firm has been shortlisted as one of the six candidates for the Asialaw Regional Awards 2019 - Hong Kong Firm of the Year. The reward decision of the Asialaw Regional Awards 2019 is based on the research and...
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March 2019

Hong Kong Court of Appeal Ruled on the Test of Recklessness and Negligence for Market Misconduct...

On 25 February 2019, the Hong Kong Court of Appeal handed down the judgment in Andrew Edward Left v Securities and Futures Commission & Another [2019] HKCA 224, an appeal from the decision of the Market Misconduct Tribunal under section 277(1) of...
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February 2019

Is estate agent’s misrepresentation a ground for first-hand property purchaser’s rescission?...

In Bright Gold Ltd v Mega Well development Ltd [2019] HKCFI 54, the court of first instance allowed a purchaser of first-hand residential property to rescind its purchase on the basis of misrepresentation of roof area by the estate agent after a...
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February 2019

O-BANK VISITED GALLANT...

Mr. Eddie Chan, the Alternate Chief Executive of O-Bank (Hong Kong Branch) and Mr. Mike Poon, the Vice President of O-Bank (Hong Kong Branch), accompanied by their fellow colleagues, visited our firm on 13 February 2019. They were greeted by our...
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February 2019

FOUNDER OF LEXENCE VISITED GALLANT...

Mr. Ferry van Schoonhoven, one of the founders of Lexence, the Meritas member firm in the Netherlands, visited our firm on 12 February 2019. He was greeted by our Managing Partner, Ms. Brenda Lee, our Head of Commercial Department, Mr. Philip Wong...
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January 2019

Competition Commission and the First Conduct Rule in Action...

Earlier this month, the Competition Commission has announced that it has begun to investigate into the Hong Kong Seaport Alliance matter and whether such cooperation between different terminal operators in Kwai Tsing terminals will violate the First...