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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

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

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

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • 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”

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

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • 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

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

  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • -
  • 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

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

  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

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

Court of Final Appeal to consider interpretation of business interruption coverage for New World Harbourview Hotel

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • August 30 2011

Following the Court of Appeal decision to uphold the the interpretation of terms concerning business interruption losses under two Composite Mercantile Policies adopted by Reyes J., leave has been granted by the Court of Final Appeal on 26 August 2011 to hear this case, in particular, on the following point of law

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

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • 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