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When does an insurance intermediary need to disclose commissions? Judgment from UK Supreme Court may provide some guidance
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2015

In the UK Supreme Court's judgment of Plevin v. Paragon Personal Finance Limited UKSC 61, it was held that the failure to disclose a commission of 71


Advertisement of unauthorised investments Court of Final Appeal clears up professional investors exemption under SFO
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • May 6 2015

In Pacific Sun Advisors Limited & Anor v. Securities and Futures Commission (FACC 112014), the Court of Final Appeal (CFA) upheld an appeal by the


The New Companies Ordinance: implications for Directors & Officers Liability Insurance
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • February 26 2014

With the new Companies Ordinance coming into force next month, what are the considerations for companies and directors when taking out Directors &


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


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


Marine insurance warranty upheld
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • 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


New privacy laws for direct marketing: are you in compliance?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • February 19 2013

Part VIA of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) (PDPO) sets out new direct marketing requirements. Part VIA will tentatively commence on


Reduced limitation period in insurance policy enforceable
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • January 29 2015

In the recent case of Possehl Electronics Hong Kong Limited v. China Taiping Insurance (HK) Co. Ltd, (CACV 92014), the plaintiff appealed against


Is Hong Kong ready for class actions?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • May 30 2012

On 28 May 2012, the Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong ("LRC") issued a report recommending the introduction of a class action regime in Hong Kong


Complying with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) in the insurance industry
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • December 19 2012

Last month, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD) issued a Guidance Note on the Proper Handling of Customers’ Personal Data for the Insurance Industry (“Guidance Note”