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When is a parent company liable in tort for acts of its subsidiary? AAA and Others v Unilever PLC and Another 2018 EWCA Civ 1532

Hong Kong - August 15 2018 This case looks at the circumstances in which a parent company may be liable in tort for the acts of its, usually foreign, subsidiary. There is no...

James Kwan, Allan Leung, Timothy Hill, Chris Dobby.


Ghosh is gone - now a one-stage test for dishonesty?

United Kingdom - May 24 2018 A recent UK Supreme Court case has decided that the current test for dishonesty in criminal proceedings should no longer be used when directing juries...

Allan Leung, Chris Dobby.


The SFC's enforcement priorities for 2018

Hong Kong - March 13 2018 In late February, the SFC published its Enforcement Reporter setting out its enforcement priorities and approaches for 2018. The SFC emphasized its...

Allan Leung, Chris Dobby.


Global bribery and corruption outlook 2018

Mexico, Brazil, Africa, China, European Union, Global, Hong Kong - March 5 2018 For the most part, 2018 will see countries do more to enforce their anti-bribery and corruption laws. How authorities plan to go about this from...

Maurice Burke, Tony Canny, Liam Naidoo, Antonin Lévy, James G. McGovern, Stephanie Yonekura, Chalid Heyder, Michael Roberts, Eugene Chen, Francesca Rolla, Sebastian Lach, Crispin Rapinet, Luis Enrique Graham, Isabel Costa Carvalho.


A questioning mind: standards for negligence and recklessness in Greencool

Hong Kong - February 16 2017 The Market Misconduct Tribunal (MMT) disagreed with the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and held that an executive director and a number of...

James Kwan, Allan Leung, Chris Dobby.