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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


New MPF provisions in Hong Kong
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • February 3 2015

On 30 January 2015 the Legislative Council passed certain changes to the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Ordinance ("MPFSO"). Such changes, when


Hong Kong competition law series: part 9
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • May 6 2015

Resale Price Maintenance (RPM) is a type of vertical price restriction where an upstream supplier requires an independent reseller to resell at a


MPF Amendment Bill gazetted in Hong Kong
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • July 8 2014

If passed, the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes (Amendment) Bill, gazetted on 27 June 2014, will introduce some fundamental new concepts into Hong


Permission to serve winding-up petitions out of jurisdiction on unregistered foreign companies: principles clarified
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • November 14 2014

Under Hong Kong law, the courts' jurisdiction is ordinarily territorial in nature. A plaintiff or applicant has to obtain permission ("leave") of the


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


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


Increased minimum wage rate to take effect from 1 May 2015 in Hong Kong
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • January 19 2015

On 16 January 2015, notice was gazetted to adjust the Statutory Minimum Wage ("SMW") rate to HK$32.5 per hour (up from the current HK$30 per hour


What do employers need to know about competition law? (episode 10 guiding steps)
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • December 4 2014

In the previous episode of this series, Mayer Brown JSM discussed the implications of group boycotts against competitors. Now that Colin is satisfied


What do employers need to know about competition law? (episode 9 group boycotts)
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • December 3 2014

In the previous episode of this series, Mayer Brown JSM discussed how a non-solicitation agreement between competitors differs from the typical