Jason Carmichael

Partner, RPC

As noted in previous Industry Insights (April 2017 – "Lawyers and Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions") ("DNFBPs") the government is proposing to legislate to bring lawyers within the...
20 June 2017
As reported in the February 2017 edition of the Hong Kong Lawyer (“DNFPBs”), the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau (“FSTB”) has recently undertaken a consultation, proposing to extend client...
10 April 2017
The Securities and Futures Commission’s recent circular to licensed corporations and associated entities on anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism (“AMLCFT” or “AMLCTF”) comes...
16 March 2017
What In January 2017 the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau of the government published a consultation document “Enhancing Anti-Money Laundering Regulation of Designated Non-Financial...
7 February 2017
Organized and Serious Crimes Ordinance (Cap. 455), s. 25(4) – “In this section and section 25A, references to an indictable offence include a reference to conduct which would constitute an...
7 November 2016
Organized and Serious Crimes Ordinance (Cap. 455) (“OSCO”), s. 25(1): “Subject to s. 25A, a person commits an offence if, knowing or having reasonable grounds to believe that any...
14 October 2016
In this Insights, we asked Jason Carmichael, Corporate Partner with Smyth & Co in association with RPC, briefly to summarise developments with regard to penalty clauses and liquidated damages...
22 June 2016
In an interesting recent case, Pa Sam Nang v HSBC Ltd [2016] HKEC 573, HCA 1020/2015, the Court of First Instance refused to grant summary judgment in favour of a customer against a bank,...
6 May 2016
The high-profile dispute in Tsit Wing (Hong Kong) Co Ltd v TWG Tea Co Pte Ltd all but came to an end with the Court of Final Appeal’s judgment ([2016] HKEC 228, FACV No. 15 of 2015 – to be...
6 April 2016
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