Tag: disclosure

Final word from the Court of Final Appeal on the ‘deadweight’ warranty

On 10 September 2014, the Court of Final Appeal in Hong Kong handed down its judgment in Hua Tyan Development Ltd v Zurich Insurance Co. Ltd and Another (The “Ho Feng 7″) [2014] HKCFA 72. The full text of the case can be accessed via the following link: http://www.hklii.hk/cgi-bin/sinodisp/eng/hk/cases/hkcfa/2014/72.html?stem=&synonyms=&query=Hua%20Tyan%20Development In summary, the Court of Final […]

Hong Kong Court of Appeal’s ruling on ‘deadweight’ warranty and duty of disclosure

Introduction In Hua Tyan Development Limited v Zurich Insurance Company Limited [2012] HKCU 1632 the Court of First Instance decided in favour of the insured in respect of the duty of disclosure under an insurance policy. More than a year later, the Court of Appeal handed down a judgment [2013] HKCU 1858 that overturned the […]