Insolvency Law in Hong Kong
- Tue, September 22, 2020, 10:00 - 11:00
Cost: Members: $95
Registration Includes: One telephone and web connection at one physical location
US: 10:00am – 11:00am ET
About the Webinar
Businesses worldwide are being challenged to stay afloat amid the current economic crises brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Companies in Hong Kong are no exception. From January through July, its Official Receiver’s Office has received 5,219 compulsory bankruptcy petitions and 247 compulsory winding-up petitions, year-on-year increases of 13.7% and 5.1%, respectively. Join PWC’s Christopher So as he discusses insolvency law in Hong Kong. This webinar will cover the warning signs for distressed businesses, types of insolvencies as well as the following:
- Statutory insolvency processes (Compulsory liquidations & Receiverships)
- Significant risks for creditors
- Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
- Recommendations and best practices
About the Speakers
Christopher So, Partner, Business Recovery Services, PWC, Hong Kong
Christopher So has more than 20 years of experience in insolvency and turnaround services, including liquidation, receiverships, liquidations, independent financial reviews and cash flow monitoring.
Christopher is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) and a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He has been awarded the Specialist Designation in Insolvency title by the HKICPA and is an appointment taker on Official Receiver’s Office Administrative Panel of Insolvency Practitioners for Court Winding-up (Panel A). Christopher is also a CFA charter holder and a certified financial risk manager.
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