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Fraud exception in incontestability clause of life insurance policy upheld

Hong Kong - July 4 2012 The Court of First Instance held in Ma Kim Ying v Manulife (International) Limited (HCA 1989/2008) that the incontestability clause was not applicable because of fraudulent misrepresentations by the life insured in the proposal form.

Tow Lu Lim

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination - What are the Potential Liabilities of Hong Kong Employers under the Employees' Compensation Ordinance and Common Law?

Hong Kong - May 18 2021 Following the Hong Kong government's implementation of a territory-wide free Covid-19 Vaccination Programme for all Hong Kong residents, some…

Marina O.K. Fung

Higher multipliers for personal injury cases in Hong Kong?

Guernsey, Hong Kong - March 16 2012 The Privy Council handed down a landmark decision on the calculation of future losses on 7 March 2012.

Marina O.K. Fung

Safety First: More Required on ESG from Directors and Officers in Hong Kong

Hong Kong - June 22 2020 Amendments to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) Reporting Guide will take effect on 1 July 2020…

Phoebe M. C. Fok

Court of Appeal reaffirms meaning of ‘injury by accident’ under employees’ compensation ordinance

Hong Kong - September 9 2013 On 10 May 2013, the Court of Final Appeal handed down a ruling in Sit Wing Yi Sibly (acting for herself and on behalf of the other members of the…

Marina O.K. Fung