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Hong Kong Court of Appeal denies anti-suit injunction on grounds of delay and comity
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • June 17 2016

In Sea Powerful II Special Maritime Enterprises (ENE) v Bank of China Limited 2016, the Hong Kong Court of Appeal (CA) has highlighted the need for


Anti-suit injunctions
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong
  • June 15 2016

In Sea Powerful II, the Court of Appeal in Hong Kong recently dismissed a plaintiff ship owner's appeal against a judge's refusal to grant an


Take it to the limit (but no further)
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong
  • May 6 2016

In a recent judgment handed down on 12 April 2016, the Hong Kong Admiralty Court examined whether or not crew members' acts or omissions could be


Reduced limitation period in insurance policy enforceable
  • Mayer Brown
  • Hong Kong
  • January 29 2015

In the recent case of Possehl Electronics Hong Kong Limited v. China Taiping Insurance (HK) Co. Ltd, (CACV 92014), the plaintiff appealed against


Court of Final Appeal rules that expiry of limitation period is to be assessed by looking at Indorsement on writ and not Statement of Claim
  • Deacons
  • Hong Kong
  • July 31 2014

The effect of section 35 of the Limitation Ordinance (Cap. 347) is that where a "new claim" is sought to be made in the course of an action and such


Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal provides guidance on the expiry of applicable limitation periods
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • July 31 2014

On 17 July 2014, the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal gave judgment in the case of Moulin Global Eyecare Holdings Limited (in liquidation) (formerly


Law Reform Commission's proposals for the reform of the law on adverse possession
  • Mayer Brown
  • Hong Kong
  • December 11 2012

On 10 December 2012, the Adverse Possession Sub-committee of the Law Reform Commission released a consultation paper at a press conference, making preliminary proposals for the reform of the law on adverse possession.


Mainland and Hong Kong SAR agree to reciprocally recognize and enforce monetary judgments on certain commercial contract cases
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China, Hong Kong
  • September 29 2008

On July 3, 2008, the Supreme People’s Court of the PRC issued the Arrangement of the Supreme People’s Court between the Mainland and Hong Kong SAR on Reciprocal Recognition and Enforcement of the Decisions of Civil and Commercial Cases under Consensual Jurisdiction (the Arrangement), which came into force on August 1, 2008.


Sue in Hong Kong and collect in China
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • China, Hong Kong
  • July 31 2008

Foreign companies uncomfortable with resolving disputes with their Chinese business partners in the unfamiliar Chinese courts can now bring their lawsuits in the Hong Kong courts which follow common law principles and conduct most proceedings in English.


Audit confirmations and the limitation ordinance
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • December 31 2007

The case of Cycle Links Co Ltd v Chevalier Construction (Hong Kong) Ltd was decided on 8 March 2007.