Equity and Trusts Law in Hong Kong – Fourth Edition

Author: Lawrence Ma

Publication Date: To be Published in August 2019

This book provides a practical update on the key issues and factors affecting the successful deal-making and execution of a cross-border M&A transaction, covering Hong Kong, Mainland China (driven by the influence of its Belt and Road initiative), and the regulations on foreign investments in the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Belgium and the United Arab Emirates.The Butterworths Hong Kong Company Law (Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) Handbook details provisions relating to prospectus, companies winding-up rules, insolvency of companies, disqualification of directors, receivership, restrictions on sale of shares and provisions relating to the Societies Ordinance are still in force under the now retitled Companies (Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance (Cap 32)."A useful source for comment on the provisions of the new CO and for relevant Hong Kong cases."              - ELG Tyler

Note: Due to the expansion of the legislation and respective legal commentary, the 21st Edition of this title will be bound in two volumes. We hope that this will improve usability, while offering the most comprehensive and relevant content on this area of law.Ho & Hall's Hong Kong Contract Law - Fifth Edition, written by Stephen Hall, is a comprehensive work which expertly identifies the unique local characteristics of Hong Kong contact law. The text balances theoretical and policy discussion with practical considerations, including clear illustrative examples of the law at work. It is the author's hope that this fifth edition of Betty Ho’s principal work on contract law can build on her legacy and make a contribution to the further emergence of a Hong Kong common law of contract.

- The Hon. William Gummow A.C. Non-Permanent Judge, Court of Final Appeal [Foreword to the Fourth Edition]


"This admirable work, ... continues to be an extremely useful treatise on equity and trusts to local practitioners and judges. It contains all the important topics in this area of the law, with elaborate exposition of the relevant concepts and principles, supported by cases decided in England, Australia, Hong Kong and other common law courts. It is comprehensively researched and presented in a clear and systematic way."            - Patrick Chan, Non Permanent Judge, Court of Final Appeal [Foreword to the Third Edition]

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The fourth edition of this well-known and respected text provides an updated and thorough account of the principles of equity and trusts in Hong Kong. It is a comprehensive collection of all relevant Hong Kong case law beginning from the colonial era to 2019.

In addition, this book includes references to major English and Australian decisions in order to provide the reader with a better understanding of underlying issues or controversies.

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Table of contents

1 Nature, History and Maxims of Equity
2 Jurisdiction and Power
3 Equitable Rights, Titles and Interests
4 Equitable Assignments
5 Estoppel
6 Fiduciary Obligations
7 Unconscionable Transactions
8 Penalties and Forfeiture
9 Con dential Information
10 Subrogation
11 Contribution
12 Minor Doctrines
13 The Nature of Trusts
14 Express Trusts
15 The Variation and Termination of Trusts
16 Charitable Trusts
17 Resulting Trusts
18 Constructive Trusts
19 The Trustee
20 Rights of the Bene ciary
21 Specific Trustees
22 Equitable Defences
23 Specic Performance
24 Injunctions
25 Declarations
26 Damages in Equity
27 Minor Remedies