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Baker & McKenzie
Under the new Apology Ordinance, the evidence of an apology is not admissible in any judicial, arbitral, administrative, disciplinary and regulatory proceedings for determining fault or liability.
Clyde & Co
Following the passing of the Apology Bill on 13 July this year, Hong Kong has become the first jurisdiction in Asia to enact apology legislation.
Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
In the recent case of TNB Fuel Services Sdn Bhd v China National Coal Group Corporation, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance has rejected an attempt by a PRC state-owned enterprise...
K&L Gates
On 14 June 2017, the Legislative Council of Hong Kong passed the Arbitration and Mediation Legislation (Third Party Funding) (Amendment) Bill 2016.
Clyde & Co
After the 2012 Lamma ferry disaster, the idea for "apology legislation" arose when the Director of the Marine Department apologised eight months after the incident.
Orrick
On 13 July 2017 the Hong Kong Legislative Council passed the Apology Ordinance.
Orrick
"This decision confirms Hong Kong's position as an arbitration-friendly jurisdiction".
Orrick
Hong Kong has traditionally been reluctant to allow claimants' legal costs to be paid by third parties who have no direct legitimate interest in the outcome of the dispute.
Clyde & Co
The Hong Kong Legislative Council has passed amendments to the Arbitration Ordinance to permit third party funding of arbitration in Hong Kong.
Mayer Brown JSM
What is clear is that it will be difficult to establish such circumstances.
Clyde & Co
Third party funding has become increasingly common in numerous common law jurisdictions over the last decade.
Mayer Brown JSM
On 29 June 2015, the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the case of Citic Pacific v. Secretary for Justice and rejected the narrow definition of "client" found in the leading English Court of Appeal case on legal advice privilege, Three Rivers (No.5).
Ropes & Gray LLP
On June 29, 2015, the Court of Appeal of the HKSAR handed down an important judgment relating to legal advice privilege.
Jones Day
The 2015 Rules also attempt to address the confusion that has surrounded the "split" with CIETAC's former Shanghai and Shenzhen sub-commissions.
Mayer Brown JSM
The District Court of Hong Kong recently convicted a solicitor and a recovery agent for champerty, sending a clear message to recovery agents and solicitors that litigation funding in return for a fee is illegal.
Tanner De Witt
Nanjing Iron & Steel Group International Trade Co Ltd (HCAJ 177 of 2006)
Tanner De Witt
The revised rules, finalised after a revision process and consultation period lasting over a year, are effective from 1 November 2013.
Oldham, Li & Nie
"Class Action" is a term most people associate with the United States. It is a US phenomenon, and the birthplace of this kind of "representative" proceedings.
Tanner De Witt
X stole the money of Y, deposited the crime proceeds into Bank A and further transferred it to other banks.
Tanner De Witt
The judgment in the case of Lau Tat Wai v Yip Lai Kuen, Joey appears to be a watershed in the development of a general law of harassment.
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Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
In the recent case of TNB Fuel Services Sdn Bhd v China National Coal Group Corporation, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance has rejected an attempt by a PRC state-owned enterprise...
Orrick
On 13 July 2017 the Hong Kong Legislative Council passed the Apology Ordinance.
K&L Gates
On 14 June 2017, the Legislative Council of Hong Kong passed the Arbitration and Mediation Legislation (Third Party Funding) (Amendment) Bill 2016.
Clyde & Co
Third party funding has become increasingly common in numerous common law jurisdictions over the last decade.
Clyde & Co
After the 2012 Lamma ferry disaster, the idea for "apology legislation" arose when the Director of the Marine Department apologised eight months after the incident.
Orrick
"This decision confirms Hong Kong's position as an arbitration-friendly jurisdiction".
Orrick
Hong Kong has traditionally been reluctant to allow claimants' legal costs to be paid by third parties who have no direct legitimate interest in the outcome of the dispute.
Clyde & Co
The Hong Kong Legislative Council has passed amendments to the Arbitration Ordinance to permit third party funding of arbitration in Hong Kong.
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