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25 September 2015
Welcome to this month’s bumper edition of Insurance Brief.
3 September 2015
In this edition we have sought to emphasise the wide reaching impact of recent developments in the professional indemnity and financial lines business across the globe. How better to do this than have our APAC team introduce the recent developments in this area?
30 June 2015
Welcome to the latest edition of our Hong Kong Medical Law Brief.

Since the Civil Justice Reforms were introduced in April 2009, pro-active case management is now of paramount importance to the Hong Kong Courts. In this edition we introduce Andrew Lovell, a Solicitor who has joined the Hong Kong team from our London office, who provides an overview of the differences in approach to case management between the UK and Hong Kong Courts.


8 October 2015
Welcome to the October 2015 edition of the Personal injury and fatal accident brief.
23 September 2015
The Hong Kong Competition Commission ("Commission") today released a Draft Leniency Policy for Undertakings Engaged in Cartel Conduct (“Draft Leniency Policy”) for public comment. The Commission also released a Guide setting out its approach to the preparation of the Draft Leniency Policy. The deadline for comments is 23 October 2015.
22 September 2015
Two Hong Kong companies have been fined for direct marketing offences under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (the Ordinance).

Case reviews

6 October 2015
The recent case Re Bank of East Asia Ltd HCMP 125/2015 (Court of First Instance, 5 June 2015, before Judge Harris) demonstrates how 5 minority shareholders (the “Plaintiffs”) of Bank of East Asia Ltd (“BEA”) successfully obtained an order against BEA for inspection of documents under section 740 of the Companies Ordinance (Cap. 622) (the “CO”) to investigate into suspicions of corporate mismanagement by BEA’s board.
2 September 2015
In a judgment dated 14 August 2015, Mr Justice Teare has held that clause 2.5 of the Minimum Terms and Conditions of the Professional Indemnity Insurance for Solicitors and Registered European Lawyers in England and Wales (“MTC”) did not permit AIG to aggregate claims brought by investors against a firm of solicitors (“TILP”).
2 September 2015
On 31 July 2015, the Honourable Mrs Justice Carr in the English Commercial Court declared that Brit UW Limited (“Brit”) had validly avoided a policy it issued to F&B Trenchless Solutions Limited (“FBTS”).


29 October 2015
Kennedys Hong Kong Healthcare team will be hosting a seminar on Legal essentials for doctors on Thursday 29 October.

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