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New Corporate Governance Standards for Authorised Insurers to Ring in the New Year
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • January 6 2017

2017 brings a new and modernised set of corporate governance standards to authorised insurers in Hong Kong. The revised edition of the Office of the


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


A new era of insurance regulation in Hong Kong
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • September 11 2015

On 10 July 2015, the Insurance Companies (Amendment) Ordinance 2015 was enacted bringing Hong Kong into a new era of insurance regulation. The


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


Lessons from the CJR - sanctioned offer in practice
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • May 14 2010

The recent decision in Fung Wing Yee (a minor) v. Chen Jung Chien demonstrates how the Court applies the new rules on sanctioned offer and awards enhanced costs and interests to the Plaintiff, who had done better at trial than her sanctioned offer to the Defendant


Is Your Furniture Making You Sick?
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • April 1 2016

In Yuen Pui Man Ellen v. Majestic Furniture & Interior Design Limited(DCPI19602011), the Plaintiff purchased certain made-to-measure furniture from


Liquidators, do not brush aside personal liability for costs at super speed
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • January 21 2016

Did you know that when a liquidator makes a court application, it is important to identify the appropriate applicant, not only as a procedural matter


Implication of Pre-action Settlement Offers by Insurer Clients
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • April 15 2016

In the personal injuries case of Ku Suet Yu Amy v. JV Fitness Ltd (HCPI No. 266 of 2015, Judgment on 5 February 2016), the defendant invited the


Effect of new data privacy rules on direct marketing by insurance companies
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • May 9 2013

The provisions in Hong Kong's Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment) Ordinance 2012 ("Amendment Ordinance") relating to direct marketing came into


Launch of risk-based capital model
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • May 9 2013

Hong Kong has started a study of an appropriate risk-based capital ("RBC") model and is looking to implement it in 2016 at the earliest. The