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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.
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V.
The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre has revised its arbitration rules.
Mayer Brown JSM
In our legal update "Amendments to Arbitration Ordinance (Cap. 609)" dated 30 July 2013, we advised that the Arbitration (Amendment) Bill 2013 (Amendment Ordinance) was passed on 10 July 2013 and that, save and except for the amendments governing the enforcement of Macau arbitral awards, which were to commence on a day to be appointed by the Secretary for Justice by notice published in the gazette, all other amendments had come into operation on 19 July 2013.
WilmerHale
An article co-authored by Gary Born and Sabrina Lee, published in the October issue of "Asian Dispute Review".
Mayer Brown JSM
The following provides an update of recent developments in mediation in Hong Kong, including the establishment of the Hong Kong Mediation Accreditation Association Limited and some recent cases regarding the confidential nature of communications in a mediation and the scope of the duties owed by solicitors in the mediation process.
Mayer Brown JSM
The Arbitration Bill 2013 was recently passed on 10 July 2013.
Mayer Brown JSM
Hong Kong's highest court upheld that operators of a popular online forum are not primary publishers of defamatory postings, and can rely on the defence of innocent dissemination.
Mayer Brown JSM
On 15 July 2013, Myanmar formally acceded to the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (the "New York Convention").
Jones Day
The Arbitration Bill 2013 was gazetted by the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on March 28, 2013.
Mayer Brown JSM
In 2007, the Arrangement on Mutual Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards Made in the Mainland and Macau SAR came into force.
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Clyde & Co
Third party funding has become increasingly common in numerous common law jurisdictions over the last decade.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On June 29, 2015, the Court of Appeal of the HKSAR handed down an important judgment relating to legal advice privilege.
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).
Mayer Brown JSM
What is clear is that it will be difficult to establish such circumstances.
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