Searching Content from Hong Kong indexed under Disclosure & Electronic Discovery & Privilege ordered by Published Date Descending.
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International Arbitration Comparative Guide
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Hong Kong, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Hong Kong
16 Sep 2019
Hong Kong Court Dismisses "Fishing" Discovery Applications And Refuses Disclosure Prohibited By Foreign Law
Mayer Brown, on behalf of its gaming clients, successfully resisted an application for specific discovery in K&L Gates v. Navin Kumar Aggarwal and Others [2019] HKCFI 702 ("Decision").
Hong Kong
21 Jun 2019
Courts In England And Hong Kong Order Immediate Prison Sentence And Restate Serious Consequences Of Disobeying Disclosure Orders
In recent weeks, courts in England and Hong Kong have taken the opportunity to set out the serious consequences that follow from deliberately breaching disclosure orders made in the context
Hong Kong
28 May 2019
Employees & Privilege: Dominant Purpose, Waiver And Iniquity
Two recent English decisions highlight the particular challenges when managing legal professional privilege in the context of resolving employee issues.
Hong Kong
4 Apr 2019
Hong Kong Court Rejects Constitutional Challenge Against Section 181 Of The Securities And Futures Ordinance
The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) prevailed in a judicial review application filed against the regulator in AA & EA v. The Securities And Futures Commission [2019] HKCFI 246 (the "Decision").
Hong Kong
26 Mar 2019
Court Of Appeal Adopts A Broader And More Generous Interpretation Of "Client" For Legal Advice Privilege
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).
Hong Kong
30 Jul 2015
Legal Advice Privilege – HK Court Of Appeal Steers Away From Three Rivers
On June 29, 2015, the Court of Appeal of the HKSAR handed down an important judgment relating to legal advice privilege.
Hong Kong
6 Jul 2015
Not Knowing The Identity Of The Wrongdoer? A Third Party Can Help!
X stole the money of Y, deposited the crime proceeds into Bank A and further transferred it to other banks.
Hong Kong
13 May 2014
Mediation Ordinance Passed By Hong Kong’s Legislature
The Mediation Bill that we wrote about in our e-bulletin of 28 November 2011 has now been gazetted by the Hong Kong Government.
Hong Kong
10 Jul 2012
Litigation – Disclosure of Electronic Data in Court Proceedings
Anyone who has been involved with litigation will understand the hassles of the process of discovery. Discovery is a continuing obligation of the parties to litigation that takes place after pleadings (e.g. Statement of Claim, Defence, Reply) have been closed.
Hong Kong
14 Feb 2006
Pirating Cable-TV Content
First it was CD. Then it was DVD. Now, it is cable-TV.
Hong Kong
12 Sep 2005
File Sharing Debate Reaches Hong Kong
On 27 April 2005, the Hong Kong Government announced that it had brought criminal charges against a Hong Kong man for illegally sharing three files containing Hollywood movies on the Internet using BitTorrent technology. The man was arrested in January 2005 and subsequently released until the criminal charges were formally laid in April 2005.
Hong Kong
23 Jun 2005
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