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Global law firm Kennedys has strengthened its insurance coverage capabilities and global insurance practice with the hire of Mark Dessi from US firm Skarzynski Black. He joins as a partner in the New York office where he is reunited with several former partners from Sedgwick who joined Kennedys CMK last autumn.
On 8 May 2018 the Insurance Authority (IA) released a Draft Guideline on Enterprise Risk Management (Draft ERM Guideline) for consultation as part of the development of Hong Kong’s new Risk-based Capital Regime (RBC).
On 25 April 2018, the Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong (LRC)’s Sub-committee released a consultation paper to invite public views on whether the court should be given.
It does not matter where you work or what you do, the recent spotlight on gender equality is having an impact on all businesses, regardless of size, nature or geographical location.
We are pleased to confirm that we have promoted six solicitors to our partnership, taking our worldwide partner count to 279.
In the case of Chun Sang Plastics Company Limited v Commissioner of Police and Secretary for Justice , the Hong Kong Court of First Instance’s had to consider a somewhat unusual compensation claim arising from a situation where the police seized property without a search warrant.
On April 11, 2017, the Cyberspace Administration of China (the “CAC”) released the draft Measures on Security Assessment relating to Export of Personal Information and Important Data (the “Draft Measures”) for public comment. The comment period ends on May 11, 2017.
The fact that the work of sponsors in listings have been a major regulatory focus of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in recent times is well known. Recent proposed and actual changes to the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (SEHK) listing regime appears to add to or confirm the extent of sponsor’s duties in the listing process.
We are pleased to announce that we have promoted four attorneys to our partnership in the United States, taking our worldwide partner count to 271.
Australia recently became the sixth country in Asia to require some form of mandatory notification to the relevant authorities and/or affected individuals in the event of a data breach.