Lusina Ho and Alex C.H. Yeung: When Email Fraud Meets Vesting Orders (September 11, 2020)

Lusina Ho and Alex C.H. Yeung, of The University of Hong Kong – Faculty of Law and University of Oxford – Harris Manchester College, respectively, have made available for download their article, “When Email Fraud Meets Vesting Orders,” which will be published in the 2021 137 LQR forthcoming. The abstract is as followed:

This case commentary considers the novel use of the courts’ statutory jurisdiction under s51 of the Trustee Act 1925 (s52 of the Hong Kong Trustee Ordinance) to vest choses in action held by a constructive trustee in another person.  

It considers conflicting decisions to recover proceeds of fraud that have been held to be subject to a constructive trust under Westdeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale v Islington LBC [1996] AC 669.

To see the full article, click: “When Email Fraud Meets Vesting Orders” by Lusina Ho and Alex C.H. Yeung.

Posted by Elise Kim, Managing Associate Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.

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