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Investment mis-selling claims: an overview of recent case-law in Hong Kong and Singapore and lessons to be learnt
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, Singapore
  • May 23 2013

There have been a number of recent judgments dealing with financial product mis-selling claims brought by -customers against banks in the Hong Kong


Reforms ahead for litigation funding in Hong Kong?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • March 13 2012

The cost of civil litigation can be high, and in many jurisdictions the law allows arrangements which can lower the costs risks to litigants


Regulator triumphs as issuer is delisted
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • January 15 2010

The shares in Sanyuan Group Limited have recently been delisted from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange after a suspension of over five years and seven months


Applications to strike out civil proceedings for delay or want of prosecution - the way forward
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • January 11 2012

The Court of Final Appeal has, in Liquidator of Wing Fai Construction Company Limited v Yip Kwong Robert and Others (FACV 32011, 8 December 2011), informed practitioners of the approach the courts must now take when faced with applications to strike out civil proceedings for delay or want of prosecution on the part of the plaintiff


UK Supreme Court removes immunity for expert witnesses in litigation. Will Hong Kong follow suit?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, Hong Kong
  • April 28 2011

The UK Supreme Court (the successor to the House of Lords) has, in Jones v Kaney 2011 UKSC 13 (Jones), abolished the long-standing immunity experts have enjoyed in respect of liability for negligence arising from giving or assisting with evidence in litigation


Hong Kong Court upholds exclusive jurisdiction clause in favour of PRC court
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • October 17 2013

The choice of exclusive jurisdiction in favour of either Hong Kong or the PRC courts in a contract may enable litigants to take benefit from the


Building the blocks of the new competition regime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • September 6 2013

Preparations continue as the Hong Kong Government brings the Competition Ordinance into effect in phases. The Ordinance, which has been enacted to


Court rejects ‘window-dressing’ in security for costs application
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • October 15 2013

The High Court in Hong Kong recently considered whether the evidence it was obliged to consider in a security for costs application was limited to


Private wealth newsletter Autumn 2013
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, Hong Kong
  • December 4 2013

At the recent briefing Present Company Excepted? The Modern Approach to Piercing the Corporate Veil, Gareth Thomas (Head of Commercial Litigation


The English courts give guidance on the enforceability of conciliation clauses
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • July 18 2013

Dispute resolution clauses in commercial agreements often contain a requirement to negotiate in good faith or to enter into a form of alternative