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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


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


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 &


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


Defendants aren't always required to disclose documents referred to in their pleadings Moulin v. Olivia Lee
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • July 29 2013

In Moulin Global Eyecare Holdings Limited (In Liquidation) v. Olivia Lee Sin Mei, the Court of Appeal dismissed the plaintiff's appeal for an order


Global corporate insurance & regulatory bulletin
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • China, Global, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 31 2013

On July 18, 2013, the G-20’s Financial Stability Board ("FSB") released its list of nine global systemically important insurers ("GSIIs"): Allianz SE


Insurers not presumed to know facts merely because they are available on the internet
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • September 17 2013

Should the insurer be presumed to have knowledge of matters that it could have discovered from public resources? The Court of Appeal in Hua Tyan


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


Mother found guilty of insurance fraud - HKSAR v. Man Choi-wa
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • November 13 2013

A Hong Kong mother who took out two life insurance policies for her baby was found guilty of one count of fraud and one of attempted fraud for


Public consultation on key legislative amendments for establishment of independent insurance authority
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • December 11 2012

On 26 October 2012, the Hong Kong government launched a three month public consultation on the key legislative amendments to the Insurance Companies Ordinance (Cap.41) for the establishment of an independent insurance authority (“IIA”