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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


When does an insurance intermediary need to disclose commissions? Judgment from UK Supreme Court may provide some guidance
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2015

In the UK Supreme Court's judgment of Plevin v. Paragon Personal Finance Limited UKSC 61, it was held that the failure to disclose a commission of 71


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


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


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


Insurers not entitled to reject blanket notification McManus & Others v. European Risk Insurance Co 2013 EWHC 18 (Ch)
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • United Kingdom
  • January 10 2014

The English Courts have held that insurers are not entitled to reject a blanket notification filed by an insured. The Court ruled that a notification