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Too big to fail: Hong Kong’s proposed resolution regime for financial institutions

Hong Kong - May 20 2014 The Paper announces proposals for establishing an effective resolution regime for FIs in Hong Kong. The proposals put forward to date are preliminary…

Kieran Humphrey, Liz Ng

What’s next for the SFC’s use of section 213?

Hong Kong - April 24 2014 In the past couple of years we have seen the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (the "SFC") creatively using section 213 of the Securities…

Arbitration risk: parties to an arbitration agreement should beware the risk of joint tort claims

China - February 12 2014 A recent decision of the Supreme People’s Court in the People’s Republic of China (the “PRC”) suggests that a party to an arbitration agreement can…

Laura Feldman, Harry Liu Haitao, Que Yui

Arbitrating in the PRC - risks to arbitrations as CIETAC Shanghai follows CIETAC Shenzhen and South China and formalises its split from CIETAC Beijing

China - April 30 2013 Users of arbitration will be aware that this has arisen out of the well-publicised split in May 2012 between CIETAC Beijing and CIETAC Shanghai…

Laura Feldman, Sarah Knapton

The blanket approach - green light given to catch-all insurance notifications

United Kingdom - February 21 2013 The English High Court's decision in McManus & Ors v European Risk Insurance Co indicates that the blanket notification of claims (or of…

Kieran Humphrey