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13 October 2014
When faced with a patient complaint in relation to an unfortunate and obvious medical mistake, sometimes the most wanted course of action by a patient is to hear the physician say the word “sorry”.
18 July 2014
Welcome to the July edition of the Hong Kong Medical Law Brief.
7 July 2014
Welcome to the July 2014 edition of the Personal Injury and Fatal Accident Brief.


29 October 2014
The race is well underway to enact the provisions required to set up the Independent Insurance Authority (IIA) and transition to the new insurance regulatory regime in Hong Kong.
24 September 2014
In September, the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) released its first consultation paper on a Risk Based Capital (RBC) Framework for the Insurance Industry in Hong Kong. The consultation period closes on 15 December, 2014.
1 September 2014
Pursuant to Sections 89(1) and (2) of Schedule 11 to the new Companies Ordinance (Cap.622) there was a grace period of 6 months after its commencement date (3 March 2014) for private companies registered under the predecessor Companies Ordinance (Cap.32), other than a company that is deemed to be a dormant company, to comply with the requirement to have at least one director who is a natural person. Any private company not yet in compliance with this requirement should ensure that at least one natural person is appointed as its director before 2 September 2014.

Case reviews

13 May 2014

On 7 May 2014, the SFC issued a press release and statement of disciplinary action in respect of Kaiser Securities Limited and Kaiser Futures Limited (collectively, “Kaiser”).

13 May 2014
On 9 May 2014, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (“ASIC”) and the Australian Federal Police (“AFP”) arrested and charged two men in connection with allegations of insider dealing, money laundering, bribery and abuse of public office.
19 August 2013
In 2009 we discussed the UK House of Lords decision in Stone & Rolls v Moore Stephens and the application of the ex turpi causa principle. To recap, that case involved a negligence claim by a company against its former auditors for damages.


18 November 2014
Kennedys is excited to be hosting an exclusive International Claims Conference.