Settlement

As noted in the Insights for August 2016 (“Legitimate Interest in Without Prejudice Communications”) there have been some interesting recent common law developments concerning the “unambiguous…
September 2016
The principle that “fraud unravels all” (whether judgments, contracts or other transactions) is one that is familiar to lawyers. In the recent case of Hayward v Zurich Insurance Co. Plc [2016] UKSC…
September 2016
In Wong Yim Man v Wong Ho Ming [2016] HKEC 930, a deputy judge of the High Court recently held that the defendant’s written settlement offer was not a properly constituted sanctioned offer, for the…
June 2016
Judged by their frequency of use, the procedural regime for sanctioned offers and sanctioned payments has arguably been a success (Rules of High Court and District Court, O. 22). Civil litigation…
April 2016