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Implied terms – the return of the officious by stander

  • 23 Jan 2019
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • 18th floor, United Centre, 95 Queensway, Hong Kong
  • 30


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The ACC Hong Kong Board of Directors invites you to the following presentation, hosted by Stephenson Harwood.

Food and drinks will be provided. 1 Law Society of Hong Kong CPD point has been applied for

TOPIC:  Implied terms – the return of the officious by stander

  • Recent significant changes
  • The “Belize Telecom” case and the newer “Marks & Spencer” authority
  • The current approach to implied terms 
  • Consequences 
Richard Wilmot


Richard is a commercial disputes partner with over 20 years’ experience in Hong Kong. He advises a range of international and regional businesses and institutions typically representing banks, trading companies, commodity buyers, and shipowners.   

He has particular expertise in contracts for the sale and purchase, transportation, and storage of various commodities and, more recently, in relation to the trading of carbon credits. He is often involved in complex cross-border disputes in the Hong Kong courts and at arbitrations around the region.

Andrew Carpenter

Senior Associate

Andrew is a corporate and commercial lawyer who has been based in Hong Kong since 2009, having previously practised in London. 

He is experienced in all areas of corporate and commercial work with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, particularly cross-border transactions, related due diligence, private equity, joint ventures and investment into Asia. He also specialises in advising on complex commercial agreements in a range of industries, including manufacturing, supply chain, technology, healthcare, leisure and entertainment. As part of his corporate practice, he is frequently called upon to advise on related employment matters, including advising on share options and other employee incentive schemes.  

Andrew is qualified as a solicitor in both England and Wales and Hong Kong.


VENUE:  18th floor, United Centre, 95 Queensway, Hong Kong 
DATE:  Wednesday, 23 January 2019 
TIME:  12:30 PM for lunch, 1:00 - 2:00 PM for presentation 
RSVP:  Please register your attendance online no later than 18 January 2019. If you register but are then unable to attend, please email events@hkcca.net and tell us so that other members on any waitlist may attend.  
If you have any suggestions for topics or speakers for future ACC Hong Kong events, please let us know at events@hkcca.net.

Please note this event is exclusively for ACC Hong Kong members. If you are not an ACC Hong Kong member but you want to attend this presentation, you need to successfully apply for membership at www.hkcca.net and pay the membership fee before registering for the event. If you have any membership queries, please contact ACC Hong Kong Secretariat on events@hkcca.net or (852) 2516 7007.

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