The Courts of Justice Law 1960 gives the courts in Cyprus discretion to issue a wide variety of provisional measures.
What type of legal system has Cyprus got? Are there any rules that govern civil procedure in Cyprus?
To which international anti-corruption conventions is your country a signatory?
Cypriot First Instance Court, decided to issue discovery orders of a Norwich Pharmacal type and a Bankers Trust type, against a Cypriot Bank, to assist the Plaintiffs, who were allegedly, the victims of wrongdoings.
In the context of the discovery action, the Plaintiffs filed an application by summons, for the issue of discovery and disclosure orders of Norwich Pharmacal type and Bankers Trust type.
Rule 155 of the Criminal Procedure Rules empowered the attorney general to remit a case to a different, lower court from that given jurisdiction by statute if justice would be served by so doing.
Over the last number of years, mediation has become increasingly used or considered as an alternative dispute resolution process in Ireland.
Declan Ganley, businessman and political activist, recently brought a defamation action against blogger Kevin Barrington in respect of a number of defamatory tweets described by Mr. Ganley as "grossly offensive and personal".
Lord McAlpine’s recently reported litigation against tweeters stemmed from a Newsnight broadcast in November 2012 which reported allegations of sexual abuse of boys at the Bryn Estyn children’s home in Wales in the 1970s and 1980s.
Ryanair has successfully obtained an Order in the California Superior Court against Internet Brands Inc, directing the disclosure of the email addresses of a number of users of a pilot forum.
The business community has long since realised the value of using social and online media to interact with their clients and customer base.
In addition to the existence of detailed court rules pursuant to which litigation proceeds, the Irish courts have 'inherent jurisdiction' at their disposal, which allows them to take certain steps with regard to the conduct of proceedings.
Bríd Munnelly, Carina Lawlor and Michael Byrne, from Matheson's Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution group, prepared the Irish chapter of Getting the Deal Through - Anti-Corruption Regulation 2013.
The Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling in Gallagher v ACC Bank  IESC 35 has to some extent clarified the rules governing the time within which claimants must institute negligence proceedings in respect of financial loss.
The Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling in Gallagher v ACC Bank  has to some extent clarified the rules governing the time within which claimants must institute negligence proceedings in respect of financial loss.
Under Irish procedure, the general rule is that costs 'follow the event' or, more simply, the winning party is generally entitled to its costs from the losing party.
The Rules of the High Court 2009 in the Isle of Man, give the court wide case management powers.
A discussion on the fact that applications for strike out are being increasingly used in the civil litigation process as a means to test, at an early stage, the courts view of the merits of a claim.