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The Twelve "Laws" of Christmas
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 20 2016

With the festive season upon us, we take a look at twelve "laws" and determine their legality with a festive twist. In 2013, the Law Commission


Health and safety law update, December 2016
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2016

KFG Quickserve Limited runs several food outlets, including 35 Burger Kings. On 28 March 2015 a 21-year old worker, Michael Firth, was emptying oil


Faceless fraud scams in an online world
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong
  • September 23 2015

The internet is not necessarily a safe place. As the reliance on electronic communications in commercial transactions grows, so do the risks. As an


Exception to 'fraud exception' for summary judgment
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong
  • November 1 2016

Earlier this year, in Universal Capital Bank v Hong Kong Heya Co Ltd,(1) the High Court of Hong Kong confirmed that the 'fraud exception' to the


FCA consults about delaying disclosure of inside information
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 1 2016

The FCA has issued a consultation on amendments it proposes to make to the Disclosure and Transparency Rules section of the FCA Handbook. The FCA


Summary judgment and fraud exception
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong
  • March 29 2016

In a judgment earlier this year, the Court of Appeal considered the ambit of the fraud exception to applications for summary judgment (judgment


Cyber risks in Asia
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea
  • February 3 2014

Earlier this month, approximately 20 million South Koreans (almost half of the country's population) learned that their names, social security


Hong Kong legal market sees tighter AML regulations and the introduction of LLPs
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong
  • February 5 2015

Solicitors’ firms in Hong Kong are required to have professional indemnity insurance. That insurance is provided by the Solicitors Indemnity Fund


Disputes over bank's contractual right to freeze customer's account
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2016

As banks tighten-up their standard terms concerning due diligence on customers and their transactions, it is inevitable that disputes will arise and


High Court sets aside Norwich Pharmacal order served outside jurisdiction
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2016

In AB Bank Ltd v Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank PJSC the High Court set aside a Norwich Pharmacal order made against the Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank