Mondaq Offshore: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
Sedgwick Chudleigh
The Privy Council denies recovery of internal costs incurred in preparation for compliance with Bermuda Supreme Court disclosure orders.
Walkers
The Court of Appeal has held that a misinterpretation of the law and a miscalculation of statutory time limits does not justify a relief from sanction.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
In the British Virgin Islands (BVI), commercial or other high-value litigation, invariably enjoy cross-border characteristics.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
This important decision by the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal in BVIHCMAP 2016/0031 John Shrimpton and Another -v- Dominic Scriven and Others on recoverability of foreign lawyers' fees, . . .
Walkers
Disputes between companies engaging in international business in both onshore and offshore jurisdictions are commonplace.
Harneys
The BVI has a full suite of modern legislation and rules to push the jurisdiction forward as a center for arbitration.
Campbells
The Court was considering a sanction application by which Scheme Supervisors sought authorization to enter into a settlement agreement with a law firm.
Campbells
In Batista, the Grand Court has clarified that the scope of the statutory jurisdiction to grant a freezing order in support of foreign proceedings may extend to a person outside the jurisdiction...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Obtaining authorised access to confidential documents in offshore jurisdictions is, in some circles at least, the holy grail of information gathering.
Giambrone
Giambrone has launched a three pronged attack on Banc de Binary and Options FM Group in an attempt to retrieve the funds lost by our clients to these organisations.
Dillon Eustace
The Court of Appeal has published its decision in SPV Optimal Osus Limited v HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Ireland) Limited & Others (Unreported, Court of Appeal, 2 March 2017)...
Dillon Eustace
The Supreme Court in Russell v The Health Service Executive (Unreported, Supreme Court Determination, 1 February 2017) [2017] IESCDET 10 has refused to hear an appeal on the discount rate...
Bedell Cristin
This briefing explains how foreign judgments may be enforced in Jersey.
Juristconsult Chambers
In the 50 years' history of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), it is the first time that ICCA has chosen an African country to host its congress.
Clyde & Co
An interesting new law has been issued by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid the Ruler of Dubai (Dubai Law No. 1 of 2017 – the "Law") which allows the public prosecutor to issue a criminal order...
Clyde & Co
On 27 February 2017, the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts issued Practice Direction No. 1 of 2017 (the Practice Direction)...
Hassan Elhais
The witnesses have to be invited to attend the hearing on the basis of a request from one of the parties. After the approval of the court. The official notice will have to be sent at least 1 day before the hearing date.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Last year we reported that the DIFC had successfully established itself as a so called ‘conduit' jurisdiction for the enforcement of foreign and domestic arbitral awards as well as foreign money judgements.
Dentons
A recent decision by the Judicial Tribunal casts doubt on the DIFC Courts' ability to act as a conduit jurisdiction. A summary of that decision is set out in this article.
Kennedys
We continue our series with a high-level overview of arbitrating under an insurance/reinsurance contract governed by UAE law.
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Juristconsult Chambers
In the 50 years' history of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), it is the first time that ICCA has chosen an African country to host its congress.
Walkers
The Court of Appeal has held that a misinterpretation of the law and a miscalculation of statutory time limits does not justify a relief from sanction.
Ogier
Jersey's Viscount is seeking the assistance of the English High Court for the first time in 36 years in a £1.3 billion cross-border insolvency case.
Kennedys
A fundamental principle of arbitration is that the arbitral tribunal acts fairly and impartially in arriving at its award.
Dentons
A recent decision by the Judicial Tribunal casts doubt on the DIFC Courts' ability to act as a conduit jurisdiction. A summary of that decision is set out in this article.
Maples and Calder
The Cayman Islands government published the Foundation Companies Bill, 2016 on 16 December 2016 (the "Bill")...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Last year we reported that the DIFC had successfully established itself as a so called ‘conduit' jurisdiction for the enforcement of foreign and domestic arbitral awards as well as foreign money judgements.
Baker & Partners
This is an area of the law dominated by rebuttable presumptions and there are few, if any, hard and fast rules.
Ogier
The protection of legal advice provided by a lawyer to their client is critical for a number of obvious reasons.
Campbells
In Batista, the Grand Court has clarified that the scope of the statutory jurisdiction to grant a freezing order in support of foreign proceedings may extend to a person outside the jurisdiction...
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