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MMT's First Ruling on Hong Kong's Inside Information Disclosure Regime - A New Frontier?
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • January 20 2017

In November 2016, the Market Misconduct Tribunal (MMT) found that AcrossAsia Limited (AAL), its former chairman, Mr. Albert Saychuan Cheok (Cheok


Is an insurance agent an employee or an independent contractor?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • October 6 2011

This question came before the Court of First Instance in the case of Leung Suk Fong Peggy v The Prudential Assurance Company Limited (HCME 112010


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


An independent contractor is not a shield to liability!
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • March 14 2011

The Court of Final Appeal (CFA) decided in Luen Hing Fat Coating & Finishing Factory Limited v. Waan Chuen Ming (FACV 192009) that an occupier can be liable for injury caused by an independent contractor to the contractor's own employees, even if the contractor is apparently competent


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


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


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


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


New outsourcing guidelines for insurers
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • December 11 2012

The Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (“OCI”) recently published a Guidance Note on Outsourcing (“GN14”) to regulate the risks created by the outsourcing of business activities by insurers