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Hong Kong: Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Bill

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • 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

To disclose or not to disclose: bankruptcy & substituted service, petitioning creditors beware

  • Mayer Brown JSM
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  • Hong Kong
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  • June 5 2014

Following our previous Legal Update on substituted service of a statutory demand against an individual ("Bankruptcy & Substituted Service:

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

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

Effect of new data privacy rules on direct marketing by insurance companies

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • May 9 2013

The provisions in Hong Kong's Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Ordinance 2012 ("Amendment Ordinance") relating to direct marketing came into

Mother found guilty of insurance fraud - HKSAR v. Man Choi-wa

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • November 13 2013

A Hong Kong mother who took out two life insurance policies for her baby was found guilty of one count of fraud and one of attempted fraud for

Launch of risk-based capital model

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • May 9 2013

Hong Kong has started a study of an appropriate risk-based capital ("RBC") model and is looking to implement it in 2016 at the earliest. The

Is an insurance agent an employee or an independent contractor?

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

Hong Kong from self-regulation to a licensing regime

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • 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

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