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UK Supreme Court provides clear guidance on bank’s liability to undisclosed third parties for credit references

The UK Supreme Court (“UKSC“) has handed down its much anticipated judgment in NB Banca Nazionale del Lavoro SPA v Playboy Club [2018] UKSC 43, ruling that a bank owed no duty of care to undisclosed third parties who ultimately … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Court of First Instance allows Albert Yeung’s libel case in relation to Google’s autocomplete search function to proceed

In Albert Sau Shing Yeung v Google Inc, the Court of First Instance allowed Albert Yeung’s claim against Google to proceed past a summary dismissal application on the basis that there was a good arguable case that Google was a … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal rules on defamation claim against provider of an internet discussion forum

In Oriental Press Group Ltd & Others v Fevaworks Solutions Ltd & Others [2013] HKEC 1025, the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (CFA) has ruled on whether and under what circumstances the provider of an internet based discussion forum … Continue reading

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