Mondaq Offshore: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
Maples and Calder
In this case, the applicant, Mr Yegiazaryan, had made an application for security for costs with respect to Mr Garkusha's appeal against the dismissal of his claim.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Herald's position was that all investors who were unpaid on 12 December 2008 rank as ordinary shareholders and should therefore be paid pari passu.
Soteris Pittas & Co LLC
The well-known aspect of independence and objectivity in expert witness has once again been confirmed in the recent case of EXP v Barker together with the importance of full and frank disclosure...
Hong Kong has traditionally been reluctant to allow claimants' legal costs to be paid by third parties who have no direct legitimate interest in the outcome of the dispute.
Clyde & Co
The Hong Kong Legislative Council has passed amendments to the Arbitration Ordinance to permit third party funding of arbitration in Hong Kong.
Dillon Eustace
The High Court in Cantrell has recently determined a number of preliminary issues involving the circumstances that will bar a plaintiff's claim under the Statute of Limitations.
Dillon Eustace
The plaintiff in this case was the collector general for the Revenue Commissioners who was claiming €184,545.68 from the defendants.
Dillon Eustace
Negligent misstatement occurs where there is a representation of fact, which is incorrect, which is carelessly made, and is relied on by another party to their disadvantage.
On 1 June 2017 a set of amendments to the Royal Court Rules (the Rules), together with 11 new Practice Directions, came into force in Jersey.
The process of making a planning appeal in Jersey can be complex and the deadlines are strict, so early instruction of your consultants and lawyers is essential.
Afridi & Angell
Article 257 of the UAE Penal Code (Federal Law No. 3 of 1987) was recently amended by Federal Law No. 7 of 2016 to introduce the concept of criminal liability for arbitrators, experts, and translators ...
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Together, these developments appear to represent the long awaited response to what the Dubai Courts see as the DIFC Court's jurisdiction creep and encroachment into its natural jurisdiction.
This paper aims to give an overview of investor-state dispute settlement, with descriptions of mediation and international investment, two broad and undefined (better to say undefinable, actually) concepts...
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
The DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre has issued its new rules which will apply to all arbitrations commencing on or after 1 October 2016.
Baker Botts L.L.P.
Following its recent re-launch, the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre ("the Centre") has issued the first revision to its arbitration rules since the Centre was first launched in 2008.
Baker Botts L.L.P.
DIAC appointed an arbitrator who heard the case and issued an award in the claimant's favour.
Beale & Company (Middle East)
Recently, it was announced that a new draft arbitration law has been submitted to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan for his approval and that the law is likely to come into effect...
Hogan Lovells (Middle East) LLP
As we predicted in our Annual Seminar on Recent Developments in the UAE Dispute Resolution Landscape, back in November 2016, the use of the DIFC Courts as a "conduit jurisdiction" has been called into question.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
When Article 257 of FL_TITLE31987Federal Law No. 3/1987 was issued many were worried arbitrators and experts in the UAE would end up behind bars.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The UAE is a global business hub and it consistently attracts investments from across the world with its favorable business conditions.
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