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Insights

View our latest publications, articles, case reviews and events.

Publications

2 December 2016
Welcome to the latest edition of the Hong Kong Medical Law Brief.
23 November 2016
Welcome to the latest edition of Healthcare Brief.
6 June 2016
Welcome to the latest edition of London Market Brief.

Articles

3 March 2017
Welcome to the March 2017 edition of the Personal injury and fatal accident brief.
28 February 2017
Late last year, UK motor insurer Admiral announced that it would offer discounts to customers based on their social media history. The applicant would install an Admiral app on their Facebook profile, and Admiral’s algorithm would then review and analyse their Facebook posts to identify whether they were a high or low risk driver. Low risk drivers would be offered a substantial discount on their car insurance.
22 December 2016

New disclosure requirements imposed on listed companies under the Securities and Futures Ordinance (“SFO”) have been effective since on 1 January 2013. 

Case reviews

23 March 2017

When having an advantage might or might not mean trouble: Secretary for Justice v Chan Chi Wan Stephen & Ors FACV 11 & 18/2016 (14 March 2017)

2 December 2016
A claim failed on causation where a child who suffered at least 39 minutes of acute profound hypoxia immediately before his birth, resulting in brain damage, could only establish that there had been a three-minute sub-standard delay, which had no impact on his mental ability or capacity.
12 October 2016

In Dana Shipping and Trading SA v Sino Channel Asia Ltd (HCCT 47A/2015), the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (“Court”) held that it had discretion to enforce a foreign arbitral award even after it had been set aside by the foreign supervisory court of the arbitration proceedings. This discretion will generally be exercised in accordance with the principles applicable to the recognition of foreign judgments.

Events

6 and 11 April 2017
Kennedys are delighted to host two breakfast seminar sessions on The privacy challenges of big data and artificial intelligence on Thursday 6 April 2017 and the other on Tuesday 11 April 2017.
 

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