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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

Levels of compensation under the employees’ compensation ordinance in Hong Kong increased following review

  • Mayer Brown JSM
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  • Hong Kong
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  • February 4 2015

All EC insurers and employers are advised to take note that a resolution has been passed by the Legislative Council on 4 February 2015 to increase the

Hong Kong: Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Bill

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • June 4 2013

The Hong Kong government commenced a public consultation on a Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Bill ("Bill"). The Bill seeks to reform the common

Global corporate insurance & regulatory bulletin - first quarter 2014

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • China, European Union, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam
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  • April 29 2014

As reported in our prior bulletins, on 18 July 2013 the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (“IAIS”) published a methodology for

Is an insurance agent an employee or an independent contractor?

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • October 6 2011

This question came before the Court of First Instance in the case of Leung Suk Fong Peggy v The Prudential Assurance Company Limited (HCME 112010

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

Hong Kong from self-regulation to a licensing regime

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • November 12 2013

The Hong Kong legislative consultation proposals to establish a new Independent Insurance Authority (IIA) have been described by the government as

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

Public consultation on key legislative amendments for establishment of independent insurance authority

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • December 11 2012

On 26 October 2012, the Hong Kong government launched a three month public consultation on the key legislative amendments to the Insurance Companies Ordinance (Cap.41) for the establishment of an independent insurance authority (“IIA”

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

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • 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