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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


Hong Kong: Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Bill
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • June 4 2013

The Hong Kong government commenced a public consultation on a Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Bill ("Bill"). The Bill seeks to reform the common


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


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 &


The end of self-regulation? Proposals to establish an independent insurance authority
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • July 14 2010

The Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau is proposing the establishment of an independent insurance authority to strengthen regulation of the industry


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


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


Establishment of a new Independent Insurance Authority in Hong Kong consultation conclusions
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • January 13 2014

In the near future, Hong Kong will have a new insurance regulator which is financially and operationally independent from the government - the


Levels of compensation under the employees’ compensation ordinance in Hong Kong increased following review
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • February 4 2015

All EC insurers and employers are advised to take note that a resolution has been passed by the Legislative Council on 4 February 2015 to increase the


Global corporate insurance & regulatory bulletin - first quarter 2014
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Singapore, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam, China, European Union, Hong Kong
  • April 29 2014

As reported in our prior bulletins, on 18 July 2013 the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (“IAIS”) published a methodology for