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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
  • Hogan Lovells
  • 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


Private action for contempt of court?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • May 31 2018

In March, the UK Supreme Court handed down a landmark judgment, in which it held that: (a) contempt of court constitutes unlawful means for the


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


The SFC's enforcement priorities for 2018
  • Hogan Lovells
  • 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


Hong Kong Court confirms common law recognition and assistance of foreign voluntary liquidations
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Global, Hong Kong
  • March 2 2018

On 8 February 2018, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (the “Hong Kong Court“) ruled that the common law power to recognise and assist foreign


Global Accountants’ Liability Update October 2017
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • October 11 2017

Hong Kong litigators routinely struggle to obtain documents from entities in mainland China due to custody and control issues as well as Chinese state...


Hong Kong court upholds bar on stand-alone private actions under the Competition Ordinance?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Hong Kong
  • May 15 2017

The Hong Kong Competition Ordinance ("Ordinance") does not currently provide for the right to bring stand-alone private actions for contraventions of


MMT finds against SFC in insider dealing case
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Hong Kong
  • April 25 2017

In another decision against the SFC, the Market Misconduct Tribunal ("MMT") has found Mr Cheng Chak Ngok ("Mr Cheng"), former executive director


A questioning mind: standards for negligence and recklessness in Greencool
  • Hogan Lovells
  • 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


Stand-alone actions possible for anti-competitive behaviour in Hong Kong?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Hong Kong
  • November 11 2016

Speaking at a recent conference in Hong Kong, the President of the Hong Kong Competition Tribunal, Mr Justice Godfrey Lam, examined whether parties