Companies (Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance 

 

The HK Government published in the Gazette today (December 9, 2016) the Companies (Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Ordinance 2016.

The Companies (Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Ordinance 2016, which was passed by the Legislative Council on May 27, seeks to improve and modernise Hong Kong's corporate winding-up regime by providing measures to increase protection of creditors as well as streamline and further enhance the integrity of the winding-up process. 

A spokesman for the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau said, "The Amendment Ordinance will help further align our corporate winding-up regime with the latest international developments, and enhance Hong Kong's business environment with increased confidence to investors and creditors."

 

  • Companies (Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Ordinance - Press releases [Read]
  • Companies (Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) Ordinance - Q&A from the Official Receiver's Office [Read]
  • The Companies Registry has amended the following specified forms. See External Circular No. 1/2017 on 20 Jan 2017 [Read]
  • Companies (Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance - Legal text [Read]