Betty Wong

Betty Wong is a special counsel in Baker McKenzie's Hong Kong office and a member of the Firm's Capital Markets Practice Group. Betty’s practice focuses on both public and private mergers and acquisitions, including public takeovers, privatizations, strategic investments and joint ventures. She also advises on corporate finance, including secondary capital raisings, and securities-related advisory and compliance, including strategies on trading suspension and resumption of listed companies.

In brief The Hong Kong court has delivered an important judgment on the interpretation of Rule 2.10 of the Takeovers Code and provided practical guidance on the types of court meeting that may be approved for privatisation of a Hong Kong incorporated company pursuant to a scheme of arrangement under the Companies Ordinance and the Takeovers Code. In view of the pandemic-related travel restrictions, the Court also directed a hybrid court meeting, allowing overseas shareholders…