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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


How not to arrive at the decision to dismiss an employee
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • September 13 2013

The case of Grant David Vincent Williams v. Jefferies Hong Kong Ltd illustrates how an employer can breach the implied duty of mutual trust and


Hong Kong Family Friendly Bitesize
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • December 11 2013

Not all employees have the same entitlements under the EO. Basically an employee needs to satisfy the "418" rule before he or she becomes entitled to


Creditors rewarded with priority claim against bankruptcy estate for costs of preserving assets incurred before notice of petition
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • December 13 2013

In the bankruptcy proceedings in respect of Mr Gabriel Ricardo Dias-Azedo (the "Bankrupt"), the Court of First Instance recently exercised its


No strict liability on forum hosts for defamatory postings
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • January 16 2012

Operators of a popular online forum are not primary publishers of defamatory messages posted by forum members, the Hong Kong Court of Appeal recently confirmed


Appoint provisional liquidators today; file the petition tomorrow...
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • January 13 2012

Did you know...that in urgent circumstances, the court may treat the presentation of a winding-up petition to the judge hearing the application for the appointment of provisional liquidators as being sufficient without the petition in fact having been presented at the office of the court registrar


Hong Kong tightens controls over sales of ILAS products
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • July 24 2013

Hong Kong regulators have tightened regulatory controls over the sale of Investment-Linked Assurance Schemes (ILAS) by imposing further requirements


To disclose or not to disclose: bankruptcy & substituted service, petitioning creditors beware
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • June 5 2014

Following our previous Legal Update on substituted service of a statutory demand against an individual ("Bankruptcy & Substituted Service:


On a sticky wicket against naughty litigants
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • June 5 2014

Draft legislation has been proposed to introduce changes to the Labour Tribunal Ordinance. The most significant proposed change is that the Labour


Liquidators' costs in a preference claim
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • May 13 2013

In The Joint and Several Liquidators of QQ Club Limited (in liquidation) v. Golden Year Limited (HCCW 2452011, 9 April 2013) (QQ Club), the Court of