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Marine insurance warranty upheld

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • 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 a cover note a formal insurance policy?

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

Fraud exception in incontestability clause of life insurance policy upheld

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

Failure by insurer to report termination of agent's appointment results in breach of duty

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • October 8 2012

In Dah Sing Insurance Service Ltd v Singh 2012 HKDC 575, the District Court found that Dah Sing breached its statutory duty and duty of care to its insurance agent for failing to report the termination of his appointment and his CPD credits

Insurers not presumed to know facts merely because they are available on the internet

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • September 17 2013

Should the insurer be presumed to have knowledge of matters that it could have discovered from public resources? The Court of Appeal in Hua Tyan

Third party rights against insurers and the Bridgecorp decision do Hong Kong insurers need to be concerned?

  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • -
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

Insurers not entitled to reject blanket notification McManus & Others v. European Risk Insurance Co 2013 EWHC 18 (Ch)

  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 10 2014

The English Courts have held that insurers are not entitled to reject a blanket notification filed by an insured. The Court ruled that a notification

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

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

Clear-cut tests preferred in the interpretation of policy terms - New World Harbourview Hotel Company Limited & ors v. Ace Insurance Limited & ors

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • Hong Kong
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  • May 11 2010

In a recent decision, the Court was invited to give directions on a number of issues in dispute between the insureds and their insurers, with respect to the interpretation of terms concerning business interruption losses under two Composite Mercantile Policies

When reinsurance may not be "back to back" - Wasa v Lexington

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 19 2009

Lexington issued an "All Risks Difference in Conditions" Property Damage Insurance Policy (the "Policy") to the Aluminium Company of America ("ALCOA") for the period 1 July 1977 to 1 July 1980