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Guarding against the creation of statutory trusts when assigning life insurance policies as collateral
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • June 10 2015

Section 13 of the Married Persons Status Ordinance Cap 182 (MPSO) of Hong Kong creates a statutory trust in favour of beneficiaries who are the


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”


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 &


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


Suitability Requirement - Now a Contractual Obligation on Licensed and Registered Persons
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • February 5 2016

The Securities and Futures Commission (the "SFC") mandated the incorporation of the Suitability Requirement into client agreements as a contractual


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


Court of Final Appeal to consider interpretation of business interruption coverage for New World Harbourview Hotel
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • August 30 2011

Following the Court of Appeal decision to uphold the the interpretation of terms concerning business interruption losses under two Composite Mercantile Policies adopted by Reyes J., leave has been granted by the Court of Final Appeal on 26 August 2011 to hear this case, in particular, on the following point of law


Ignore pre-action letters at your peril
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • January 25 2010

The ruling in Wong Shui Lam v. Hospital Authority (HCPI 1512009) sends a message that failure by the defendant to respond to a claimant's pre-action letters may result in adverse costs orders on an indemnity basis


Underwriting and selling of life insurance products in Hong Kong
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • September 2 2015

This legal update briefly summarises the recent guidelines issued by the OCI and HKMA: OCI Guidance Note 16 on Underwriting Long Term Insurance


Giving third parties contractual rights the new rules
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • June 3 2015

Hong Kong's Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance No.17 of 2014 (the "Ordinance") was passed in December 2014, and is expected to come into