(J3) (Live Presentation and Webinar) Traditional Principals Changed by Recent, Generalized, Developments

Date:   14 March 2023 (Tuesday)  Time: 2:30pm– 5:45pm Language: English Level: Intermediate

Speaker: Judith Sihombing, Adjunct Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Lawyer CPD / ACCA CPD / SFC CPT / Insurers’ CPD Pts:  3 points               Fee: HK$1,790


– The Contract

OAIC : traditional from C17th – but now see

estoppel: assumption of responsibility / liability

ascendancy and vitiating factors

lock-in and lock-out statements

exemption/limitation clauses through legislation

privity – gone

– Remedies

Hadley v Baxendale: merger of 1st and 2nd legs

equitable relief easier: do discretionary bars still apply?

restitution/unjust enrichment : full comprehension

– Tort

3 – stage Caparo test: the wrong test for negligence

– Personal Property

Traditional choses in action : now pure : documentary; virtual

can they be vindicated in court?

used for security? do they have commercial value?

assignment – legal and equitable – of the benefit

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Judith Sihombing
(LLB (Melb) and LLM (Malaya), Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and of the High Court of Australia) formerly Associate Profession, Faculty of Law University of Hong Kong, then PSL and Training Manager at Simmons & Simmons (HK office).

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