The Butterworths® Hong Kong Bankruptcy Law Handbook - Sixth Edition is an essential bankruptcy law reference, setting out the full text of the Bankruptcy Ordinance (Cap 6), the most important piece of legislation pertaining to the administration of bankruptcy law in Hong Kong.
This Handbook presents the consolidated text of the Ordinance in a convenient and up-to-date form with section-by-section annotations. Annotations include references to cases assisting in the interpretation of each section, relevant rules of court, definitions of words and phrases, discussion on practical aspects of application and contentious issues. Hong Kong and UK cases, related legislation and other authoritative materials are identified and discussed in detail. All annotations are fully cross referenced with comprehensive tables of cases and legislation. The Handbook additionally reproduces all subsidiary legislation to the Ordinance currently in force.
This series has been cited, with authority, in over one hundred court cases in the Hong Kong Court of First Instance, Court of Appeal and Court of Final Appeal. This Handbook will be indispensable to lawyers, government officials, banking institutions, businessmen, academics, students and others who are engaged or interested in the dynamic and ever-topical bankruptcy law and practice in Hong Kong.
Author: Hans Mahncke
Hans Mahncke, LLB (Hons), LLM, is an Assistant Professor at the School of Law at City University of Hong Kong. His research interests include international economic and WTO law, as well as common law history and method.