Butterworths Hong Kong Company Law Handbook

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The Butterworths Hong Kong Company Law Handbook, now in its 22nd Edition, includes detailed analysis and annotations on the Companies Ordinance (Cap 622).

This handbook explains the full text of the Ordinance as currently in force with section-by-section annotations, encompassing significant judicial decisions and rules of court, as well as history notes, definitions of words and phrases, discussions on practical aspects and contentious issues in reference to each section and other authoritative materials including cross-jurisdictional references.

This Handbook is an essential resource for practitioners, company secretaries, academics, students and anyone engaged in or interested in the laws governing companies in Hong Kong.

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ELG Tyler

Professor Tyler came to Hong Kong in 1985 from Australia. He was a professor at The University of Hong Kong from 1985 to 1991, when he became a District Court Judge. He returned to academia in 1994 to City University of Hong Kong and retired from there back to Australia in 2005. In 2007 he returned to Hong Kong to a temporary position in the Commercial Unit, Civil Division, Department of Justice working on the Companies Ordinance Rewrite (The new Companies Ordinance was passed in July 2012). He is now working on the Improvement of Corporate Insolvency Law exercise. Professor Tyler has lectured and written on Hong Kong Company Law for the past 25 years.

Stefan Lo

Stefan was appointed to the Civil Division of the Department of Justice in 2009 to advise on the Companies Ordinance Rewrite. He was previously Assistant Professor at the School of Law, City University of Hong Kong, where he taught company and commercial law. Stefan has researched and published widely in corporate and securities law in textbooks, treatises, and local and international journals. He is a Research Affiliate of the Sydney Law School's Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law.