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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 &


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


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


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


Third party rights against insurers and the Bridgecorp decision do Hong Kong insurers need to be concerned?
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • March 7 2014

The Third Party (Rights Against Insurers) Ordinance Cap 273 (TPRAI) in Hong Kong allows third parties to claim against the wrongdoer's liability


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


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


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:


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”