Herbert Smith Freehills
Clients and legal practitioners often come across a fairly common question during the course of discovery/disclosure in litigation or arbitration:...
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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  HKCFI 702 ("Decision").
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
Herbert Smith Freehills
Two recent English decisions highlight the particular challenges when managing legal professional privilege in the context of resolving employee issues.
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  HKCFI 246 (the "Decision").
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).
Ropes & Gray LLP
On June 29, 2015, the Court of Appeal of the HKSAR handed down an important judgment relating to legal advice privilege.
Tanner De Witt
X stole the money of Y, deposited the crime proceeds into Bank A and further transferred it to other banks.
Clyde & Co
The Mediation Bill that we wrote about in our e-bulletin of 28 November 2011 has now been gazetted by the Hong Kong Government.
Angela Wang & Co.,
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.
First it was CD. Then it was DVD. Now, it is cable-TV.
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.