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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 a cover note a formal insurance policy?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • 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 &

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”

Fraud exception in incontestability clause of life insurance policy upheld

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • July 4 2012

The Court of First Instance held in Ma Kim Ying v Manulife (International) Limited (HCA 19892008) that the incontestability clause was not applicable because of fraudulent misrepresentations by the life insured in the proposal form

Failure by insurer to report termination of agent's appointment results in breach of duty

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • October 8 2012

In Dah Sing Insurance Service Ltd v Singh 2012 HKDC 575, the District Court found that Dah Sing breached its statutory duty and duty of care to its insurance agent for failing to report the termination of his appointment and his CPD credits

Marine insurance warranty upheld

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • October 29 2014

A marine insurance dispute that ascends to Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal is both a rarity and a matter of international legal interest, given

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

Is Hong Kong ready for class actions?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • 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

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