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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 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

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

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

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

New Companies Ordinance published

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • September 28 2012

In what represents a significant milestone for the development of company law in Hong Kong, a new Companies Ordinance (the “New Ordinance”) was published in the Government Gazette in August 2012, and will become effective on a day to be appointed (expected to be in 2014

Global corporate insurance & regulatory bulletin

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • China, Global, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 31 2013

On July 18, 2013, the G-20’s Financial Stability Board ("FSB") released its list of nine global systemically important insurers ("GSIIs"): Allianz SE

Reduced limitation period in insurance policy enforceable

  • Mayer Brown JSM
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  • Hong Kong
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  • January 29 2015

In the recent case of Possehl Electronics Hong Kong Limited v. China Taiping Insurance (HK) Co. Ltd, (CACV 92014), the plaintiff appealed against

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