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Judiciary proposes to abolish the “fraud exception” in summary judgment applications in Hong Kong

Hong Kong - August 25 2021 When the Court of Appeal’s decision of Zimmer Sweden AB v. KPN Hong Kong Ltd and another (CACV 172/2015) was handed down in January 2016, we…

Gareth Thomas, Jennifer Fong, Jojo Fan.

Hong Kong Court of Appeal embraces modern test for penalty clauses following UK Supreme Court in Cavendish when considering employer’s right to enforce termination notice provision

Hong Kong, United Kingdom - July 15 2021 In a notable judgment (Law Ting Pong Secondary School v Chen Wai Wah [2021] CA 873), the Hong Kong Court of Appeal (CA) has adopted the modern…

Dominic Geiser, Gareth Thomas, Jojo Fan, Tess Lumsdaine.

Hong Kong Court of Appeal embraces modern test for penalty clauses following UK Supreme Court in Cavendish when considering employer’s right to enforce termination notice provision

Hong Kong - July 15 2021 In a notable judgment (Law Ting Pong Secondary School v Chen Wai Wah [2021] CA 873), the Hong Kong Court of Appeal (CA) has adopted the modern…

Dominic Geiser, Gareth Thomas, Jojo Fan, Tess Lumsdaine.

Rules of online litigation of the People’s Court of China launched

China - July 9 2021 The Supreme People’s Court of China (SPC) has recently released Rules of Online Litigation of the People’s Court of China (Rules). The Rules are…

Jojo Fan, Sophia Li.

Banks may rest assured as Hong Kong Court refuses to expand scope of Quincecare duty

Hong Kong, United Kingdom - April 19 2021 In the recent case of Luk Wing Yan v CMB Wing Lung Bank Ltd [2021] HKCFI 279, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (the “Court”) found that the…

Dominic Geiser, Gareth Thomas, Jojo Fan.