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Changes in insurance regulation: Mainland China/Hong Kong/Singapore/Indonesia

The tracker covers a range of developments across the region, including steps taken by the Chinese authorities to decentralise regulations in the insurance sector, a new amendment bill...

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"Too good to be true" – Hong Kong court finds bank not liable for fraudulent investment introduced by employee Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment Alert

The court in Luk Wing Yan v. CMB Wing Lung Bank Ltd. [2021] HKCFI 279 found the defendant not liable for the actions of one of its employees who fraudulently offered investments which...

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Show us the evidence – Hong Kong court sets out principles on adjournment of winding-up petitions
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In two recent judgments, Re Lerthai Group Limited [2021] HKCFI 207 and Re Founder Information (Hong Kong) Ltd. [2021] HKCFI 311, the Honorable Mr. Justice Harris laid down the principles...

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Hong Kong court gives guidance on preventing presentation of winding-up petitions
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In another decision especially relevant in these times of economic hardship, the Hong Kong court in Hung Yip (HK) Engineering Co. Ltd. v. Kinli Civil Engineering Ltd. [2021] HKCFI 153...

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Partially relieved – Hong Kong court judgment highlights difficulties facing cyber fraud victims in seeking recovery Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment Alert

The Hong Kong Court of First Instance in Edison Norge As v. BZZ Ltd. [2021] HKCFI 135 has granted default judgment against email fraudsters whilst granting the declaratory relief applied...

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China Issues "Blocking Statute" in response to U.S. actions against Chinese entities
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On 9 January 2021 the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China (MOFCOM) issued "Rules on Counteracting Unjustified Extraterritorial Application of Foreign Legislation ...

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Gunning for success – Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal rules on fees in financial introductions Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment Alert

It is not uncommon for companies exploring expansion or other ways of raising capital to engage financial advisers to provide a range of consultancy services, including the introduction of...

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Arbitration agreement irrelevant in winding-up
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Another Hong Kong court decision has questioned whether the judgment in the leading case of Lasmos Limited v Southwest Pacific Bauxite (HK) Limited [2018] HKCFI 426, may have gone too far...

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Back on track – Court of Appeal allows privatization rejected by lower court Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment and Corporate and Finance Alert

The Hong Kong Court of Appeal has allowed the proposed privatization of a Hong Kong listed company through a scheme of arrangement, overturning the decision of the Court of First Instance...

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