亞洲

遺囑執行人有權在獲授予遺囑認證書前提起法律程序 原告人等與被告人同為死者X的子女,而X為一名外籍人士,去世時以泰國作為其居籍。X立下一份泰語遺囑,而原告人等據稱是該遺囑的遺囑執行人。在泰國的遺囑認證訴訟中,法院裁定X的遺囑有效,被告人提出上訴,現正待決。因此,原告人等尚未從泰國或香港的法院取得任何遺囑認證書。 根據一份送讓契,X把一項香港物業的權益轉讓了給被告人。原告人等在香港展開是次法律程序…
2021年七月
商標—被告人等作出關於國際信譽和誠實使用的論據是否確立 原告人等(下稱「第一及第二原告人」)為一家大型的本地知名咖啡和茶類生產商、供應商、分銷商和零售商,屬「Tsit Wing Group」(即「TWG」)的一部分。第二原告人是商標「TW」和「TWG」(下稱「原告商標」)的註冊所有人,大部分連鎖快餐店、茶館、酒店和咖啡廳,以及由第一原告人旗下一家附屬公司所經營的西式餐廳等,均有使用原告商標。…
2021年七月
美國監管機構針對諸如高田(Takata)和三星(Samsung)等公司進行的行動和訴訟被媒體大字標題報導,這些行動和訴訟最突出之處,就是說明了亞洲製造商同樣受美國產品安全規例和訴訟影響。亞洲國家的法律制度通常與美國的截然不同,加上美國的訴訟環境屬於進取型――2017年有超過42,000宗與產品法律責任有關的申索向美國聯邦法院提出,數字自2000年以來增加接近三倍――很明顯,…
2021年七月
Taiwan has been dropped from a watchlist of Asia-Pacific jurisdictions deemed to have inadequate anti-money laundering controls, a senior official said on Wednesday, 26 July, adding that the move…
2021年七月
闡述BPE Solicitors and another v Hughes-Holland [2017] UKSC 21一案的裁決。 英國最高法院近期在BPE Solicitors and another v Hughes-Holland [2017] UKSC 21一案 (下稱“BPE Solicitors”)所作的裁決,相信必然會受法律專業人員的歡迎。英國最高法院在該案裁定:…
2021年七月
Asia's private banking sector is one main area where the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive ("MiFID II") will see the biggest impact, said consultants.  MiFID II is a EU legislation which…
2021年七月
The launch of the manager-in-charge ("MIC") regime in Hong Kong in two weeks has sparked concerns about whether other Asian jurisdictions will introduce similar rules. The MIC regime further…
2021年七月
Asian banks are far from ready for implementation of the International Financial Reporting Standard 9 ("IFRS9") unless local banking regulators are able to ascertain how impairment will be treated…
2021年七月
Expatriate investors in Asia have lost hundreds of millions of dollars through UK-listed life insurance companies whose offshore subsidiaries and financial adviser "agents" were neither registered…
2021年七月
Trade-based money laundering ("TBML") continues to be a growing concern to the Financial Action Task Force ("FATF") and regulators in Asia, a consultant said. Enhanced due diligence ("EDD") on…
2021年七月
Over-the-counter derivatives markets in Asia will see a number of significant rule implementations this year as the scope of mandatory clearing and reporting continues to expand. Geopolitical…
2021年七月
Regulators in the major Asia-Pacific financial centres will continue their supervisory focus on trade-based money laundering in the year ahead, officials said. Authorities in Singapore and Hong Kong …
2021年七月
Singapore has proposed new rules that would require investors to report short sales of shares – a further sign authorities are stepping up scrutiny of investors who take a negative view on listed…
2021年七月
The new requirement to post variation margin for non-centrally cleared derivatives is expected to present significant challenges to financial institutions, particularly the sell side, which may lack…
2021年七月
The alignment of interests between central counterparty clearing houses and market participants, the suitability of recovery tools and determining when a resolution authority should step in are the…
2021年七月
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision's ("BCBS") newly-proposed methodology for calculating risk-weighted assets for credit, market and operational risks will increase banks' overall capital…
2021年七月
Chi-X Japan, the Tokyo-based share trading platform owned by Chi-X Asia Pacific, is set to launch an anonymous off-exchange market known as a "dark pool" in a bid to grab more business from the Tokyo…
2021年七月
Regulators are limited in how far they can accommodate FinTech innovations by the legislation they operate under, said Philippa Allen, chief executive of consultancy ComplianceAsia. FinTech…
2021年七月
Trade financing and dual-use goods will be an area of heightened regulatory focus across the Asia-Pacific region in coming years as governments take a harder line on money laundering, terrorist…
2021年七月
In recent years, international arbitration has emerged as a high-growth area for the litigation funding industry. All the major funders now have international arbitration cases in their portfolios,…
2021年七月