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Harneys litigation podcast “Take 10” Season two – Episode four: Reflective loss rule - paired back for the modern age

In the fourth episode of this season’s Offshore Litigation Take 10 podcast, Ian Mann is joined by guest speaker Victor Joffe QC of Temple Chambers to discuss the UK Supreme Court case of Sevilleja v Marex Financial Ltd [2020] UKSC 31, a case that looked at whether the rule against reflective loss prevented creditors of a company from claiming directly against a third party for asset-stripping the company.

Victor Joffe QC, Ian Mann

QC Corner: Victor Joffe QC

Since the decision of the Court of Final Appeal in Kam Leung Siu Kwan v Kam Kwan Lai (2015) 18 HKCFAR 501 (usually known as the Yung Kee Holdings case), it is settled law in Hong Kong that in order to obtain the winding up of an unregistered company (a term which includes a registered non-Hong Kong company), the three “core requirements” must be shown.

Victor Joffe QC