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General counsel update September 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration

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  • RPC
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  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • September 26 2014

Picture the scene in the coming weeks; “waves” of protestors descend on Central, Hong Kong to set up camp as part of the “Occupy Central” movement

A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially

Hong Kong: broker commission proposed rules of conduct

  • RPC
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  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • July 10 2014

A key provision of the Insurance Companies (Amendment) Bill 2014 is the formation of an independent Insurance Authority (IA) to take over from the

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:

Hong Kong and English case notes

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • May 20 2014

Under r 4 of the Insurance Conduct of Business Rules (then in force), an insurance intermediary is required to take reasonable steps to discover its

Contractual prescription clauses: South African insurers not alone

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Hong Kong, South Africa
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  • March 31 2014

South African insurers can take heart from the Hong Kong High Court's judgment to uphold an insurers' reliance both on a time limit clause and a

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

Insurers are not presumed to have knowledge of matters merely because they are available in the media

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • Hong Kong
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  • January 31 2014

In Hua Tyan Development Ltd v Zurich Insurance Company Ltd and Another 2013 HKCU 1858, the Hong Kong Court of Appeal considered whether the

Establishment of a new Independent Insurance Authority in Hong Kong consultation conclusions

  • Mayer Brown JSM
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  • Hong Kong
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  • January 13 2014

In the near future, Hong Kong will have a new insurance regulator which is financially and operationally independent from the government - the