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Ignore pre-action letters at your peril

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • January 25 2010

The ruling in Wong Shui Lam v. Hospital Authority (HCPI 1512009) sends a message that failure by the defendant to respond to a claimant's pre-action letters may result in adverse costs orders on an indemnity basis

Complying with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) in the insurance industry

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • December 19 2012

Last month, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD) issued a Guidance Note on the Proper Handling of Customers’ Personal Data for the Insurance Industry (“Guidance Note”

Third party rights against insurers and the Bridgecorp decision do Hong Kong insurers need to be concerned?

  • Mayer Brown JSM
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  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • March 7 2014

The Third Party (Rights Against Insurers) Ordinance Cap 273 (TPRAI) in Hong Kong allows third parties to claim against the wrongdoer's liability

Is Hong Kong ready for class actions?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • May 30 2012

On 28 May 2012, the Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong ("LRC") issued a report recommending the introduction of a class action regime in Hong Kong

Defendants aren't always required to disclose documents referred to in their pleadings Moulin v. Olivia Lee

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • July 29 2013

In Moulin Global Eyecare Holdings Limited (In Liquidation) v. Olivia Lee Sin Mei, the Court of Appeal dismissed the plaintiff's appeal for an order

Is a cover note a formal insurance policy?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • September 18 2013

The Court of Appeal in China Ping An Insurance (Hong Kong) Company Limited v. Tsang Fung Yin Josephine and Mohammad Taj (CACV 1792012) found that

The New Companies Ordinance: implications for Directors & Officers Liability Insurance

  • Mayer Brown JSM
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  • Hong Kong
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  • February 26 2014

With the new Companies Ordinance coming into force next month, what are the considerations for companies and directors when taking out Directors &

New privacy laws for direct marketing: are you in compliance?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • February 19 2013

Part VIA of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) (PDPO) sets out new direct marketing requirements. Part VIA will tentatively commence on

The end of self-regulation? Proposals to establish an independent insurance authority

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • July 14 2010

The Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau is proposing the establishment of an independent insurance authority to strengthen regulation of the industry

Insurers not entitled to reject blanket notification McManus & Others v. European Risk Insurance Co 2013 EWHC 18 (Ch)

  • Mayer Brown JSM
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 10 2014

The English Courts have held that insurers are not entitled to reject a blanket notification filed by an insured. The Court ruled that a notification