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Investment mis-selling claims: an overview of recent case-law in Hong Kong and Singapore and lessons to be learnt

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong, Singapore
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  • May 23 2013

There have been a number of recent judgments dealing with financial product mis-selling claims brought by -customers against banks in the Hong Kong

Mediating in Hong Kong: issues you will need to consider

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • January 7 2010

A new Practice Direction 31 (PD 31) on Mediation published by the Judiciary came into effect on 1 January 2010

Hong Kong legislature passed bill to allow conformity with latest international standard of tax information exchange

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • January 11 2010

The Legislative Council of Hong Kong last Wednesday passed the Inland Revenue (Amendment) (No. 3) Bill 2009

Regulator triumphs as issuer is delisted

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • January 15 2010

The shares in Sanyuan Group Limited have recently been delisted from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange after a suspension of over five years and seven months

Insurance regulatory reform an independent insurance authority proposed

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • July 22 2010

The Financial Services and Treasury Bureau has recently launched a three-month public consultation on the "Proposed Establishment of an Independent Insurance Authority"

Implications of Hong Kong’s new commitment to conform with the latest international standard of tax information exchange

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • March 2 2010

Amid the global trend towards greater transparency in tax administration and closer cooperation between tax authorities, Hong Kong has so far lagged behind other developed economies in failing to incorporate in its double taxation agreements the latest Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development cross-border tax information exchange standard

Due diligence record keeping: what the regulators expect

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • November 18 2009

On 27 July this year, a sponsor was disciplined by the Securities and Futures Commission ("SFC") for failing to keep proper books and records of certain work that it had performed in the course of due diligence ("DD"

Shanghai Land: Hong Kong Court of Appeal quashes conviction of banker

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • April 1 2010

In September 2008, the Hong Kong District Court convicted two bankers, three financecorporate lawyers and a listed company financial controller, of conspiracy to defraud in connection with their work on the takeover of imGO (later renamed "Shanghai Land"

Proposed statutory backing to the obligation on Hong Kong listed corporations to disclose price sensitive information

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • April 29 2010

In March 2010, the Hong Kong Government published its Consultation on the Proposed Statutory Codification of Certain Requirements to Disclose Price Sensitive Information by Listed Corporations (the Proposal

Crown Immunity subsists as part of the common law in Hong Kong and government agencies of the People's Republic of China (PRC) sued in Hong Kong for commercial acts can claim immunity from suit

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • May 17 2010

In a novel judgment, Intraline Resources SDN BHD v The Owners of the Ship or Vessel "Hua Tian Long" HCAJ 592008, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (CFI) has decided that the English common law doctrine of Crown Immunity still subsists in Hong Kong after the handover of sovereignty in 1997