Acted for a Hong Kong listed company in defending the claims brought by its former director in excess of HK$2 billion, involving issues concerning the validity of share options, wrongful termination and economic tort.
Defended the sellers of a merger and acquisition deal in a Beijing-seated arbitration of a claim of US$280 million governed by Hong Kong law, involving multiple sets of proceedings in the PRC, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Represented a prominent Chinese entrepreneur in defending committal proceedings brought in Hong Kong, arising out of alleged breaches of various terms of the injunction orders granted under s. 21M of the High Court Ordinance.
Advised a large PRC-based multinational food manufacturing company in relation to various syndicated loans, investments in derivatives and potential mis-selling claims, arising out of legal proceedings commenced in the PRC and UK for a claim of over US$110 million.
Represented one of the largest conglomerates in South Korea in an application for disclosure orders against a major bank in Hong Kong for the purpose of tracing proceeds of fraud in excess of US$37 million.
Acted for a Hong Kong listed company against its former directors for breach of fiduciary duties, dishonest assistance and conspiracy to injure, resulting in claims in excess of US$95 million.
Represented an ultra-high net worth individual in respect of a s.21M injunction application, freezing assets up to the value of US$50 million in aid of proceedings commenced against various defendants in the US, which involved applications for World-wide injunction orders and security for costs based on novel grounds.
Assisted an individual and related companies in a potential appeal against a decision concerning mis-selling claims against a private bank, relating to loss suffered from the trading of stock accumulators for over HK$90 million.
Frequently represented and advised individuals, firms and companies in SFC investigations, including on breach of duties, insider dealing and unlicensed activities.
Assisted a large financial advisory firm in Hong Kong in defence of multiple allegations of regulatory breaches before the CIB (i.e. the Commission of Insurance Brokers).
Assisted in advising a key witness in an ICAC investigation for a high profile alleged bribery case of an investment bank in Hong Kong.
Assisted and advised various professionals in different industries regarding their moves to new institutions, including on issues such as restrictive covenants, equity plans and data access requests.
Hong Kong, 2016
Law Society of Hong Kong
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