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Reporting duties of insurance agents
  • Howse Williams Bowers
  • Hong Kong
  • May 10 2016

The Court of Final Appeal recently handed down a decision concerning the duty of care owed by insurance agents (who represent or work exclusively for

Insurers take note - potential changes ahead for multipliers in fatal accident cases
  • Deacons
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • April 21 2016

England’s Supreme Court has ruled that the multiplier for future losses in dependency claims under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 should be determined

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

Uninsured businesses affected by Lunar New Year violence in Mong Kok
  • Howse Williams Bowers
  • Hong Kong
  • April 5 2016

On the night of February 8 2016, shortly after the start of the Lunar New Year, clashes broke out between the Hong Kong police and protestors in Mong

Is Your Furniture Making You Sick?
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • April 1 2016

In Yuen Pui Man Ellen v. Majestic Furniture & Interior Design Limited(DCPI19602011), the Plaintiff purchased certain made-to-measure furniture from

This week at the UK regulators - 14 March 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • March 14 2016

The main enforcement development last week was the confirmation of the cancellation of the interim permission of a debt management firm based on the

Clawback and termination provisions in insurance agent employment contracts
  • Howse Williams Bowers
  • Hong Kong
  • February 2 2016

The Hong Kong Court of First Instance recently issued a decision concerning the interpretation of insurance agency contracts. Clawback provisions are

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

Financial Litigation roundup - Winter 2015
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • December 17 2015

The High Court clarified the duties owed by financial institutions when providing regulated investment advice and conducting subsequent reviews of

Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal upholds marine insurance warranty
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • October 26 2015

A recent marine insurance dispute has made its way to Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal for determination. Because the statutory regime in Hong Kong