Carmel Green

Partner, RPC

AIG Insurance Hong Kong Ltd v McCullough & Anor [2019] HKCFI 1649 comes on the back of Re Dickson Valora Group (Holdings) Co Ltd [2019] HKCFI 482 – both cases acknowledge that the courts will…
February 2020
For the last few years the term “Artificial Intelligence” or “AI” has been bandied around legal conferences with the presumption that everyone knows exactly what is meant. As a long time software…
February 2020
In the last year rarely a week has passed without a law firm announcing a new legal technology initiative or a new legal start up announcing the launch of a new legal technology offering. In the…
February 2020
Enzo Ferrari (founder of Ferrari) had a dream and he said, “the dream became bigger, much bigger to build a car, that doesn’t slow in the curves, that flies without leaving the ground...” and owning…
February 2020
On August 19, 2019, the Hong Kong Independent Commission Against Corruption (“ICAC”) and the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (“SFC”) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) to…
February 2020
Oxford University Press (Reference – Online): “Without Prejudice” – “A phrase used to enable parties to negotiate settlement of a claim without implying any admission of liability. Letters and…
February 2020
The Mainland of China has been stepping up its regulation on the protection of personal information in the last few years. Although there is yet a comprehensive piece of legislation specifically…
February 2020
In light of the ageing population and increased life expectancy for both males and females in Hong Kong, there is a growing need for lawyers practising in the area of mental health, elderly and…
February 2020
This article examines the Court’s view on the use of confidential documents and information obtained by ‘self-help’ means. During a relationship, it is common for couples to allow each other to…
February 2020
This article explores why it is critical for family lawyers to support colleagues with mental-health challenges, how to identify when peers or clients may need help, and the need for removing the…
February 2020
Kung Hei Fat Choy and Happy Year of the Rat! The beginning of a new year is not only a hopeful time for celebration that brighter days are ahead of us, it is also a reflective time on what we can…
February 2020
The Solomon Islands are named after the biblical figure, King Solomon, who is perhaps best known for his wise judgement. It is perhaps fitting that the cover story for this issue of Hong Kong…
February 2020