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Clifford Chance


Contentious Commentary: Hong Kong - September 2016

12 September 2016

This edition of "Contentious Commentary: Hong Kong" includes:

  • Plaintiff prevails in distributor dispute
  • Court continues injunction as fictitious transactions alleged
  • Defendants spared jail in dispute with liquidator
  • Courts reach different conclusions in misselling cases
  • Applicants challenge SFC’s right to give documents to foreign regulators
  • Hong Kong follows traditional “penalties” test
  • Court of Final Appeal rules on directors’ duties
  • Bribery and money laundering under the spotlight
  • Should expert reveal details of disciplinary proceedings against him?
  • Conflicts of interest in expert evidence
  • Court of Appeal refuses to examine correctness of arbitral award
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