Chris Hooley on shareholder liability: limitation of liability, shareholders’ obligations, corporate veil. Examples: UK Prest v Petrodel (2013), Hong Kong CWG v MH (2016).
The overwhelming takeaways from the coronavirus pandemic are flexibility and hope – keeping in mind that recovery will happen. What kind of impacts can be expected in the upcoming 6 to 12 months?
During the current coronavirus pandemic, it’s understandable that many people start thinking if they have properly taken care of their affairs: setting up or reviewing how to protect your assets and loved ones becomes paramount.
We speak with Adam Hugill, Partner, Hugill & Ip to get the lowdown on the Governments’ new HK$81 billion Employment Support Scheme (ESS), which has been approved by the Legislative Council Finance Committee and is due to roll out any day now.
Further clarifications have been announced by the Hong Kong SAR Government as employers start submitting the new subsidy scheme applications on 25 May 2020
Gary Wong and Christopher Hooley discuss some of the essential considerations related to the setting-up of new companies as well as corporate risk management, employment matters and potential disputes, both in Hong Kong and in Mainland China.
Muddling through the new Employment Support Scheme launched by Hong Kong Government during the COVID-19 pandemic: enhancements and clarifications are expected to follow next week!
The loans will facilitate SME’s cash flow during the coronavirus emergency, however the requirement of a ‘personal guarantee’ has implications that need to be fully understood.
The COVID-19 pandemic has strengthened the critical importance of good business management and forward planning and of sound risk management in respect of all contractual and legal obligations
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) not only can be impacting the society we live in and create a healthier community, but it can also be part of a business strategy for success.