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Fraud exception in incontestability clause of life insurance policy upheld
  • Mayer Brown
  • Hong Kong
  • July 4 2012

The Court of First Instance held in Ma Kim Ying v Manulife (International) Limited (HCA 19892008) that the incontestability clause was not applicable because of fraudulent misrepresentations by the life insured in the proposal form


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


Global corporate insurance & regulatory bulletin - first quarter 2014
  • Mayer Brown
  • China, European Union, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam
  • April 29 2014

As reported in our prior bulletins, on 18 July 2013 the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (“IAIS”) published a methodology for


Defendants aren't always required to disclose documents referred to in their pleadings Moulin v. Olivia Lee
  • Mayer Brown
  • Hong Kong
  • July 29 2013

In Moulin Global Eyecare Holdings Limited (In Liquidation) v. Olivia Lee Sin Mei, the Court of Appeal dismissed the plaintiff's appeal for an order


Failure by insurer to report termination of agent's appointment results in breach of duty
  • Mayer Brown
  • Hong Kong
  • October 8 2012

In Dah Sing Insurance Service Ltd v Singh 2012 HKDC 575, the District Court found that Dah Sing breached its statutory duty and duty of care to its insurance agent for failing to report the termination of his appointment and his CPD credits


To disclose or not to disclose: bankruptcy & substituted service, petitioning creditors beware
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • Hong Kong
  • June 5 2014

Following our previous Legal Update on substituted service of a statutory demand against an individual ("Bankruptcy & Substituted Service:


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


Insurers not presumed to know facts merely because they are available on the internet
  • Mayer Brown
  • Hong Kong
  • September 17 2013

Should the insurer be presumed to have knowledge of matters that it could have discovered from public resources? The Court of Appeal in Hua Tyan


Is a cover note a formal insurance policy?
  • Mayer Brown
  • Hong Kong
  • September 18 2013

The Court of Appeal in China Ping An Insurance (Hong Kong) Company Limited v. Tsang Fung Yin Josephine and Mohammad Taj (CACV 1792012) found that


Hong Kong tightens controls over sales of ILAS products
  • Mayer Brown
  • Hong Kong
  • July 24 2013

Hong Kong regulators have tightened regulatory controls over the sale of Investment-Linked Assurance Schemes (ILAS) by imposing further requirements