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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


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


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


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


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


To disclose or not to disclose: bankruptcy & substituted service, petitioning creditors beware
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • June 5 2014

Following our previous Legal Update on substituted service of a statutory demand against an individual ("Bankruptcy & Substituted Service:


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


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


Hong Kong from self-regulation to a licensing regime
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • November 12 2013

The Hong Kong legislative consultation proposals to establish a new Independent Insurance Authority (IIA) have been described by the government as


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