Butterworths Hong Kong Mediation Practical Guide

Butterworths Hong Kong Mediation Practical Guide provides a timely reference to both legal and non-legal practitioners on both the practical and legal aspects of mediation in Hong Kong.
Publisher: LexisNexis Hong Kong 

Published: 01 September, 2010

Publisher: LexisNexis Australia

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Publisher: LexisNexis Hong Kong

Butterworths Hong Kong Mediation Practical Guide provides a timely reference to both legal and non-legal practitioners on both the practical and legal aspects of mediation in Hong Kong.

This book takes into account the important procedural and legal issues relating to mediation, and provides comprehensive guidance to the practical steps involved from the commencement to the concluding of the substantive mediation.

Focus is placed on the practical and legal aspects of Hong Kong mediation, including Practice Direction 31, mediation rules and codes of the CEDR, HKIAC and HKMC as well as the proposed code by the Department of Justice. Cases on the issues relating to confidentiality, without prejudice and privileged communication, and mediation costs are also discussed.

This book provides a breadth of coverage to be of interest to practitioners, whilst being accessible to students and newcomers to mediation.

PART I — COMPANIES AND COMPANY LAW

Introduction

Ch 1 The Nature and Functions of Companies

Ch 2 The Origins of Company Law

Ch 3 Regulating Companies

PART II — A COMPANY AS A CORPORATE ENTITY

Introduction

Ch 4 Incorporation and its Consequences

Ch 5 Formation, Promotion and Establishment

PART III — THE LAW OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Introduction

Ch 6 Corporate Governance Rules

Ch 7 The Board of Directors and the General Meeting

Ch 8 Acting Properly and with Care

Ch 9 Conflicts of Interest and Special Cases

Ch 10 Accounts, Audit and Disclosure

Ch 11 Members’ Remedies

PART IV — CORPORATE LIABILITY

Introduction

Ch 12 Corporate Capacity

Ch 13 Authority to Act for a Company

Ch 14 A Company’s Assent to Transactions

Ch 15 Validation and Ratification of Defective

PART V — CORPORATE CONTROL AND RESTRUCTURING

Ch 16 A Company’s Liability for Civil and Criminal

PART VI— CORPORATE FINANCE

Introduction

Ch 17 Equity Finance

Ch 18 Dividends

Ch 19 Debt Finance

Ch 20 Protection of Creditors

Ch 21 Dealings with Security Holdings

Ch 22 Fundraising by Issue and Sale of Securities

Ch 23 Takeovers and Disclosure of Shareholdings

Ch 24 Corporate Reorganisation and Elimination of Minority Holdings

PART VII — EXTERNAL ADMINISTRATION

Introduction

Ch 25 External Administration in Insolvency Generally

Ch 26 Receiverships

Ch 27 Voluntary Administration

Ch 28 Winding Up