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Pre-judgment interest rate – prime plus 1%

Published on 30 June 2016. By Antony Sassi, Partner

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In May 2016 the Court of Appeal in Hong Kong handed down three consistent decisions confirming that (among other things) prime rate plus 1% should continue to be used as the starting point for awarding pre-judgment interest on damages awarded by the courts in civil disputes.

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Sanctioned offers and old-style Calderbank offers

Published on 25 June 2015. By Antony Sassi, Partner

Following the introduction of formal sanctioned payments and sanctioned offers pursuant to the civil justice reforms adopted in April 2009, it has not been entirely clear to what extent pre-trial Calderbank offers (without prejudice save as to costs) still provide costs protection for an offeror.

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