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Hogan Lovells | Hong Kong | 23 Oct 2020

To trace or not to trace? Hong Kong Court reiterates applicable tracing principles for obtaining a proprietary relief in email fraud cases

In a recent High Court decision, the court rejected the plaintiff's application for a declaration that the defendant (a first layer recipient) held…
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Duane Morris LLP | USA | 26 Jun 2020

Ninth CIRC. Bankruptcy appellate panel tackles property and creditor's reach in 'juarez'

In In re Juarez, 603 B.R. 610 (9th Cir. BAP 2019), the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit addressed a…
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Cordato Partners | Australia | 13 Apr 2020

Parents are evicted from their home because they transferred title without safeguarding continuing occupation rights

To save their house from being sold by the ANZ Bank, the parents transferred the title to their daughter who borrowed enough to repay the bank loan.
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Kingsley Napley | United Kingdom | 10 Dec 2019

Trust me: how a constructive trust saved millions

The recent decision of the Court of Appeal (CA) in Alice Kahrmann (as administrator of the estate of Rainer Christuab Kahrmann) v Hilary…
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Dentons | Canada | 12 Mar 2019

Doctrine of unjust enrichment may deprive named beneficiaries of life insurance proceeds

Designated beneficiaries of a life insurance policy have traditionally had a high degree of certainty that they would be entitled to the policy proceeds on the death of the insured. However, this certainty has been jeopardised by a recent Supreme Court of Canada case where a former wife's prior contractual claim to the proceeds of her former husband's life insurance policy precluded his......
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Baker McKenzie | Canada | 29 Jan 2019

Supreme Court to Rule on Conflicting Rights of Investors in Fraudulent Schemes

On November 15, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada granted Christine DeJong Medicine Professional Corporation’s (“DeJong”) application for leave to…
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RPC | Hong Kong | 15 Jan 2019

Email scams and related recovery litigation

In a series of recent judgments, the first-instance courts in Hong Kong have demonstrated an increasing flexibility in assisting victims of internet and email fraud, including granting declaratory relief without trial. The courts' increasing willingness to grant declaratory relief without trial in these circumstances is a significant step in the right direction, as it has simplified the civil......
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Dechert LLP | USA | 3 Jan 2019

U.S. Court Not Bound by Korean Law Conferring Exclusive Jurisdiction in Shareholder’s Derivative Actions

Shareholder of a Korean corporation ("Cuzco Korea"), the sole member of a chapter 11 limited liability company debtor ("Cuzco USA" or the "Debtor")…
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Kingsley Napley | United Kingdom | 10 Dec 2018

Contentious Trust and Probate Quarterly Round-Up Autumn 2018

The High Court has exercised its discretion under Section 57 of the Trustees Act 1925 to grant additional powers to the trustees of a settlement…
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Gowling WLG | Canada | 26 Nov 2018

Supreme Court of Canada Bulletin

On appeal from a judgment of the Ontario Court of Appeal (Strathy C.J. And Blair and Lauwers JJ.A.), 2017 ONCA 182, setting aside a decision of…
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