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

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


Implication of Pre-action Settlement Offers by Insurer Clients
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • April 15 2016

In the personal injuries case of Ku Suet Yu Amy v. JV Fitness Ltd (HCPI No. 266 of 2015, Judgment on 5 February 2016), the defendant invited the


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


Failure by insurer to report termination of agent's appointment results in breach of duty
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • October 8 2012

In Dah Sing Insurance Service Ltd v Singh 2012 HKDC 575, the District Court found that Dah Sing breached its statutory duty and duty of care to its insurance agent for failing to report the termination of his appointment and his CPD credits


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


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


Court finds no employment contract between the applicant and the respondent
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • December 9 2010

EC insurers are invariably faced with claims where contractors claim to be employees so as to be entitled to employees' compensation


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


Liquidators, do not brush aside personal liability for costs at super speed
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • January 21 2016

Did you know that when a liquidator makes a court application, it is important to identify the appropriate applicant, not only as a procedural matter


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