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First Hong Kong misselling case of 2016 won by bank
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • January 28 2016

The case of Li Kwok Heem John v Standard Chartered International (USA) Ltd 2016 HKEC 7 is the latest case in which the courts have dismissed claims


SFC seeks to abolish non-reliance clauses with new suitability requirement
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • December 11 2015

Following an extensive consultation, the SFC has published a new clause which must be included in all client agreements. The new clause, published as


Grande Holdings Ltd. - is an amount due under a complex derivatives arrangement a liquidated sum?
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • November 27 2015

In its recent decision in the winding-up of Grande Holdings Ltd, the Hong Kong Court of Appeal unanimously held that an amount due under a complex


Landmark UK Supreme Court decision on penalties - no change in Hong Kong (yet)
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 19 2015

The UK Supreme Court has confirmed that the centuries-old doctrine of penalties still has a place in the modern commercial world of contracts, in


Re Yung Kee Holdings Ltd - the end of an era?
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • November 18 2015

In Kam Leung Sui Kwan v Kam Kwan Lai and Ors (FACV No 4 of 2015), the Court of Final Appeal was asked to consider the First Instance and Court of


Hong Kong's anti-bribery laws under scrutiny as former chief executive is charged
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • November 3 2015

The prosecution of former Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen on two charges of misconduct in public office has highlighted what has been described


The Asia-Pacific arbitration review 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, Hong Kong
  • July 28 2015

Since the second half of 2014, Hong Kong has been in the international spotlight with the ‘umbrella movement’, symbolising the region’s fight for


Hong Kong High Court confirms the effectiveness of non-reliance clauses in bank-customer contracts
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • April 24 2015

The Hong Kong High Court recently handed down its reasons for decision dismissing a customer's mis-selling claim against DBS in respect of the sale


SFC wins first High Court case to wind up a Hong Kong listed company on public interest grounds
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • March 13 2015

The Hong Kong High Court recently handed down its reasons for ordering on 26 February 2015 that China Metal Recycling (Holdings) Limited ("China


The Commissioner's power to raise assessment on a new basis after the expiry of the limitation period confirmed by Court of Final Appeal in Aviation Fuel Supply Company
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • January 16 2015

Further to the decision of the Court of Appeal (CA) in Aviation Fuel Supply Company v Commissioner of Inland Revenue 2013 4 HKLRD 463, which we