Our Asia offices held a webinars series this month to help our clients and contacts keep up-to-date on legal and regulatory requirements.

We are pleased to have received encouraging responses and high levels of engagement, breaking our previous record and joined by over 930 attendees at our four live sessions. Participants included CEOs, CFOs, general counsels, in-house counsels, investment managers, onshore lawyers, accountants and company secretaries.

The series consisted of four sessions, covering various practice areas and jurisdictions, they included:

Session 1 : Soft touch provisional liquidation and developments in restructuring with a particular focus on the new restructuring regime in the Cayman Islands

The session delivered by Partner Norman Hau covered different case studies and the new Cayman restructuring regime to be implemented. He also provided commentary on the most recent Hong Kong cases.

Session 2 : Bermuda and Cayman Economic Substance Requirements

Counsel Alexander Doyle teamed up with Associate Rita Leung and provided the legislative framework and recent updates in economic substance in Bermuda and Cayman Islands respectively as well as the timeline for action and reporting.

Session 3 : An Update on the Digital Asset Regimes in the Cayman Islands, BVI and Bermuda

Counsel Christopher Page joined forces with Associate Li Yan from our Singapore office to share a general update on digital asset regimes in the three offshore jurisdictions. Their talk also covered Cayman and BVI crypto funds.

Session 4 : Comparison of Laws in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands – From A HK Listed Offshore Company Perspective

In this session, Partner Angie Chu and Associate Felicity Lee spoke about the similarities and differences between the Company Laws in Bermuda and Cayman Islands. They also answered some of the most commonly asked questions on this topic.

At the end of each webinar, our speakers interacted with the audience through the Q&A sessions and tackled quite a number of tricky questions.

We would like to take this opportunity to once again thank our speakers and all the participants who attended our webinar series.

Please reach out to our Marketing team via [email protected] if you would like to suggest any topics for our future webinars.

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