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HK IPO and Corporate Finance

Factors that the Stock Exchange takes into consideration when assessing a listing applicant’s suitability for listing

This article will provide an insight as to the major issues which the Stock Exchange will consider when assessing a listing applicant’s suitability for listing.

26 Mar 2020 Bonnie Yung

Backdoor listing in Hong Kong

Backdoor listing refers to transactions and arrangements through which a private company goes public without undertaking the traditional route of listing.

13 Feb 2020 Bonnie Yung

An overview of the listing qualifications in Hong Kong

This article provides an overview of the general listing qualifications in HK and additional requirements for issuers with WVR or biotech companies.

29 Jan 2020 Bonnie Yung

Strategic investors and pre-IPO investment during pre-IPO preparation stage

Pre-IPO investments play an important role during pre-IPO preparation stage as they can provide capital to the company on its way to listing and/or to enhance the confidence of further institutional and public investors in investing in the company at listing.

10 Nov 2019 Jason Wang

Mergers & Acquisitions

Mandatory, voluntary offers under Hong Kong takeover and mergers code

That means if the offeror ends up holding more than 50% of the voting rights after the close of the offer, it has to take all acceptances of the offer

13 Jan 2021 Rossana Chu

An overview on private mergers and acquisitions in Hong Kong

This article provides some legal issues involved in a private M&A and considers the differences between a share purchase and asset purchase.

1 Apr 2020 Rossana Chu

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Corporate and commercial law

How do you see the opportunity in your obstacles? Attractive market conditions have fueled record IPO activity in Q1 2021, 15 April 2021
This report looks at the IPO markets, trends and outlook for the Americas, Asia-Pacific and EMEIA regions.
EY Global Foreign Direct Investment screening guide (Multi-jurisdiction summary), 12 April 2021
This document provides a snapshot of the FDI screening mechanisms across several jurisdictions (list of jurisdictions is not exhaustive). 
2021 Global Private Equity Survey, 1 February 2021
The 2021 Global Private Equity Survey shows that private equity firms navigated the challenges of 2020 relatively well. 
Corporate and Commercial Law - global update No 1/2020
This bi-annual publication highlights a range of international corporate law matters and covers recent law developments in specific countries.
EY Global Law Covid-19 Tracker — Force Majeure 10 July 2020
This document provides a snapshot of the legal position on force majeure in more than 40 jurisdictions around the world.
EY Global Law report - Key Corporate Law deadline changes post COVID-19 October 2020
This document has been produced to help legal teams understand the position around the world in relation to their immediate corporate obligations.
EY Global Legal Commercial Terms Handbook 2020 Second Edition A publication from the EY Consumer Products and Retail Sector Legal Team across the globe October 2020
This guide was created in response to the requests of numerous clients, to have a readily available handbook which covers, at a high level, general key commercial provisions across multiple jurisdictions.
Corporate and Commercial Law - global update No 1/2019
This bi-annual publication highlights a range of international corporate law matters and covers recent law developments in specific countries.

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Employment law

Global labor and employment law strategic topics - Workforce transformation and restructuring in 2021, 30 April 2021
In this report, we focus on the key issues that need to be top of mind by companies in each jurisdiction around the world if a reduction of workforce project is contemplated.
Mobility: Immigration Tracker: Impact of COVID19 on global immigration,  24 February 2021
This tracker provides a snapshot of the immigration-related measures being implemented around the globe.
EY Global Labor and Employment Law COVID-19 Tracker Volume I (Albania - India) 15 December 2020
This document provides a snapshot of the Labor and Employment laws and regulations that operate in jurisdictions around the world.
EY Global Labor and Employment Law COVID-19 Tracker Volume II (Italy – Vietnam) 15 December 2020
This document provides a snapshot of the Labor and Employment laws and regulations that operate in jurisdictions around the world.
Global Labor and Employment Law Strategic Topics Covid-19 Workplace Challenges Now and Beyond 2020 Edition #2
In this edition of the EY Labor and Employment Law strategic topics newsletter, we canvass the key considerations for reimagining work across 42 jurisdictions around the world.
EY Law – Return to Office tracker COVID-19 Labor and employment law requirements and considerations 30 November 2020
This document provides a snapshot of the legal requirements around the world for employers formulating policies.

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