Mondaq Offshore: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
Appleby
From 9 July 2018, derivative actions commenced in Bermuda may not be continued without leave from the Supreme Court.
Carey Olsen
The BVI Court of Appeal has issued an interesting and timely judgment clarifying the principles applicable on a forum non conveniens challenge, in relation to claims alleging a multi-million dollar fraud purportedly...
Campbells
On 18 September 2018 the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court – Court of Appeal (BVI) handed down judgment in the matter of Livingston Properties Equities Inc and Ors v JSC MCC EuroChem and Ors.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
There are many hurdles cross-border high-value litigation throws up before a seasoned lawyer but 200mph winds, razed infrastructure and departmental displacement are not ordinarily among them.
Campbells
In a judgment delivered on 8 October 2018, the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal ("CICA") allowed a partial appeal by the joint official liquidators of Argyle Funds SPC Inc. (in Official Liquidation)...
Appleby
Businesses that litigate in the Cayman Islands courts have historically had few alternatives to the traditional funding model, i.e., paying a law firm a fixed hourly rate.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
A recent Larnaca District Court judgment examined the requirements for granting mandatory injunctions on interim applications.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
Nonetheless, when Kafkaris was admitted to prison, he was given written notice that he would be eligible for release in July 2002
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
The option holder invited the vendors to complete the transfer of the hotel, but the vendors refused and instead sold the hotel to a third party at a higher price.
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
The Law of 18 July 2018 supplements the Law of 17 May 2017 on the implementation of Regulation (EU) 655/2014 ...
Soteris Pittas & Co LLC
A recent decision of the District Court of Limassol has clarified the interpretation relating to Article 7(2) of the recast EU Regulation reaffirming the general principle that civil actions...
Herbert Smith Freehills
In U v S [2018] HKCFI 2086, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (Court) dealt with an application to adjourn an application to set aside an enforcement order. In granting the adjournment,
Herbert Smith Freehills
In Paloma Co. Ltd. v. Capxon Electronic Industrial Co. Ltd [[2018] HKCFI 1147], the Hong Kong Court of First Instance rejected a public policy challenge ...
Herbert Smith Freehills
In Baosteel Engineering & Technology Group Co. Ltd. v. China Zenith Chemical Group Ltd. [HCCT 7/2018], the Hong Kong Court of First Instance granted a temporary stay of enforcement of an arbitral award.
Dillon Eustace
The courts will generally be in favour of alternative dispute resolution and will often encourage parties to resolve disputes by mediation.
Dillon Eustace
In a move to clarify the position in relation to differential costs orders the Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal and determined that proceedings were brought incorrectly in the High Court.
Dillon Eustace
Modern discovery rules and procedure came under more scrutiny in the recent Court of Appeal decision delivered by Judge Hogan on 09 July 2018
Baker & Partners
It is important not to be put off by the size of the task and the sheer volume of material.
Baker & Partners
In recent years, legal professional privilege has been the subject of many high profile appeals. Cases such as Bilta v RBS and Three Rivers (No 4) demonstrate the extent to which the position on what constitutes ...
STA Law Firm
Mediation is a non-judicial means of dispute resolution mechanism, and it has become very prevalent because of the disadvantages or limitations ...
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On 20 June 2018 the Guernsey Court of Appeal handed down its eagerly anticipated judgment in M v St Anne's Trustees Limited
STA Law Firm
Almost every kind of business, whether a startup or a fully-grown company need an online presence through an official website. A website is utilized as a handy marketing tool...
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
Nonetheless, when Kafkaris was admitted to prison, he was given written notice that he would be eligible for release in July 2002
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
The new amending law took effect on publication in the Official Gazette on 13 July 2018.
STA Law Firm
Mediation is a non-judicial means of dispute resolution mechanism, and it has become very prevalent because of the disadvantages or limitations ...
Walkers
In the recently reported case of the Representation of Rawlinson & Hunter Trustees SA and Others [2018] JRC 131 Commissioner Clyde-Smith considered applications by former and current trustees in respect...
Herbert Smith Freehills
In U v S [2018] HKCFI 2086, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (Court) dealt with an application to adjourn an application to set aside an enforcement order. In granting the adjournment,
STA Law Firm
Imagine a case where a person has committed a criminal offense, and now that person is standing trial for such offense.
Appleby
Like most professions, the practice of law has been changed immeasurably by technology
Ogier
The Cayman Grand Court has handed down a decision that has significance for Cayman master-feeder fund structures.
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