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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

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

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

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

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 &

Levels of compensation under the ECO slightly increased

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • July 5 2010

All EC insurers and employers are advised to take note that the Legislative Council passed a resolution on 30 June 2010 to increase the amounts of five compensation items payable under the Employees' Compensation Ordinance Cap

Global corporate insurance & regulatory bulletin - first quarter 2014

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • 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
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  • November 12 2013

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