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The New Companies Ordinance: implications for Directors & Officers Liability Insurance
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • February 26 2014

With the new Companies Ordinance coming into force next month, what are the considerations for companies and directors when taking out Directors &


MMT's First Ruling on Hong Kong's Inside Information Disclosure Regime - A New Frontier?
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • January 20 2017

In November 2016, the Market Misconduct Tribunal (MMT) found that AcrossAsia Limited (AAL), its former chairman, Mr. Albert Saychuan Cheok (Cheok


When does an insurance intermediary need to disclose commissions? Judgment from UK Supreme Court may provide some guidance
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2015

In the UK Supreme Court's judgment of Plevin v. Paragon Personal Finance Limited UKSC 61, it was held that the failure to disclose a commission of 71


Insurance Authority to Start Soon - Be Prepared for a Watchdog With Teeth!
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • May 19 2017

In Hong Kong, insurance intermediaries are currently self-regulated by three different professional bodies. The Insurance Agents Registration Board


Ignore pre-action letters at your peril
  • Mayer Brown
  • Hong Kong
  • January 25 2010

The ruling in Wong Shui Lam v. Hospital Authority (HCPI 1512009) sends a message that failure by the defendant to respond to a claimant's pre-action letters may result in adverse costs orders on an indemnity basis


Underwriting and selling of life insurance products in Hong Kong
  • Mayer Brown
  • Hong Kong
  • September 2 2015

This legal update briefly summarises the recent guidelines issued by the OCI and HKMA: OCI Guidance Note 16 on Underwriting Long Term Insurance


Reduced limitation period in insurance policy enforceable
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • 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


Third party rights against insurers and the Bridgecorp decision do Hong Kong insurers need to be concerned?
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • March 7 2014

The Third Party (Rights Against Insurers) Ordinance Cap 273 (TPRAI) in Hong Kong allows third parties to claim against the wrongdoer's liability


Complying with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) in the insurance industry
  • Mayer Brown
  • Hong Kong
  • December 19 2012

Last month, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD) issued a Guidance Note on the Proper Handling of Customers’ Personal Data for the Insurance Industry (“Guidance Note”


New Corporate Governance Standards for Authorised Insurers to Ring in the New Year
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • January 6 2017

2017 brings a new and modernised set of corporate governance standards to authorised insurers in Hong Kong. The revised edition of the Office of the