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Kennedys has appointed partner Tobin Ashby to its growing corporate insurance, financial regulation and products practice as part of a strategic drive to expand its non-contentious services to the insurance sector.
Kennedys has announced that partners Victoria Clucas and Bill Evans have moved from London to Dubai as part of the firm’s plans to strengthen its capabilities across the Gulf and Middle East region.
Kennedys’ global footprint means we are uniquely placed to review the impact of COVID-19 in the legal casualty market, and on the functioning of court systems in our different jurisdictions.
We’re very pleased to announce a collaboration with AXIS Insurance, the specialty insurance business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, to jointly launch the AXIS Marine Cyber Insurance product.
Insurance Connect: Data privacy challenges for Hong Kong insurers setting up Greater Bay Area Service Desks
As part of the plans for the financial integration of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA), the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission and the Hong Kong Insurance Authority have been working on an “insurance connect” scheme (Insurance Connect). The aim of Insurance Connect is to facilitate cross-border insurance business and eventually to allow the cross-border sale of insurance products within the GBA.
Kennedys continues to grow in the EMEA region as we are being joined by all partners and staff of former associate firm Zelichov, Ben-Dan & Co to create a brand new Kennedys office in Israel.
Here is a story about a quintessentially Hong Kong form of “underground banking”. The mechanism typically starts with someone in Mainland China giving Renminbi to a third party in Mainland China for currency exchange.
Caroline Wilson, HR Director, explains how our virtual work experience programme levels the playing field and is an opportunity to reach talented individuals who you may never have had a chance to help and nurture.
We’re delighted to announce the promotion of 36 associates to senior associate, up from 22 last year. The senior associates are drawn from insurance and liability, healthcare, and commercial, including specialists in fraud, commercial litigation, real estate, aviation and regulatory law. 28 of those promoted are based in the UK, four in Australia, two in Denmark, one in the Middle East and one in our Lat Am and Caribbean practice in Miami.
Medical Council of Hong Kong ruling on the ‘Use of Restrainers Form’ in residential care homes for the elderly
Many private practising doctors in Hong Kong provide healthcare services to residential care homes for the elderly (RCHEs) in addition to their daily clinical practices. Other than providing regular on-site medical examination and treatment to elderly residents, very often, doctors are asked by the RCHEs to assess whether restrainers ought to be used on certain elderly residents and to give written consent to the RCHEs to apply suitable restrainers.