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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


A safe haven from which to plan foreign bribes: the lack of extra-territoriality of Hong Kong's anti-bribery laws
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • August 31 2014

The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal ("CFA") has confirmed that Hong Kong's much feted anti-graft laws do not apply to conspiracies made in Hong Kong


Hong Kong Court of First Instance case casts spotlight on new Practice Direction on "e-discovery" between parties
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • August 29 2014

Discovery of electronically created or electronically stored information in civil litigation (e-discovery) is a complex and often costly process. A


Anti-Bribery and Corruption Review - May 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, China, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, OECD, Poland, Romania, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy
  • May 6 2016

A draft Bill is pending before Parliament which is designed to amend the current Belgian legal principle of mutually exclusive liability of natural


International Regulatory Update 26 - 30 September 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 4 2016

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published a consultation paper on draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) and Implementing


International Regulatory Update 24 - 28 October 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, Global, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • November 1 2016

The EU Commission has published its Work Programme for 2017, setting out the list of actions it will take in the coming twelve months. The Commission


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


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


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


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