Bank win confirmed by Hong Kong’s highest court

Last Friday, the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal brought to a close the long-running case of DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited v Sit Pan Jit (FAMV 45/2016). The dispute concerned a claim by DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited (DBS)… Read more

New SFC guidance on client agreement requirements

In the light of the queries raised by Herbert Smith Freehills following industry consultation, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has issued guidance (FAQs) on the application of new paragraph 6.2(i) of the client agreement requirements under the Code of… Read more

New independent Insurance Authority holds first meeting

The newly established independent Insurance Authority (IIA) held its first meeting last Friday, 29 January 2016. The meeting was attended by its Chairman, Dr Moses Cheng Mo-chi, and six out of the seven other non-executive directors appointed in late 20151.… Read more