Mondaq Offshore: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Minority shareholders angry with the conduct of their company have limited rights of redress other than to sell their shares for whatever price they can get.
Walkers
In an unreported Judgment, Justice Kaye QC reaffirmed the principles by which the Court would order Norwich Pharmacal relief.
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.
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.
P. N. Kourtellos & Associates LLC
The request for issue of interim injunction cannot be considered as a substantive claim under Cyprus Civil Procedure Rules.
P. N. Kourtellos & Associates LLC
Cyprus Courts have jurisdiction to issue stand-alone injunctions in aid of Court proceedings, pending before Courts of Member States of EU (except Denmark) pursuant to Regulation...
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...
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.
Hassan Elhais
A member of my family was working for a company and he forwarded confidential information to a third party.
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.
Dentons
FIDIC has now published the 5th Edition of its Client/Consultant Model Services Agreement (the White Book).
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On 29 March 2017, the UK government formally notified the European Council of the UK's intention to leave the EU, in accordance with the procedures under Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union.
Ogier
In a recent trilogy of decisions concerning the high profile insolvency of Jersey company Orb a.r.l (Orb) and its sole shareholder Dr Gail Cochrane...
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Report details the Development Bureau's findings, which generally support the proposed terms of the SOPL.
Kennedys
When pursuing a debt, it is common to add a claim for interest on the monies due.
Ogier
In a recent decision the Royal Court has considered whether to set aside a distribution on the grounds of equitable mistake in circumstances where that mistake led to adverse UK tax consequences.
Kennedys
A fundamental principle of arbitration is that the arbitral tribunal acts fairly and impartially in arriving at its award.
Sedgwick Chudleigh
It is now less than 50 days to the start of the 35th America's Cup in Bermuda, with Oracle Team USA defending its title against one of five challenger teams, Artemis Racing, Emirates Team New Zealand, Groupama Team France, Land Rover BAR and SoftBank Team Japan.
Clyde & Co
On 14 March 2017 the DIFC Courts issued "Practice Direction 2 of 2017 – Third Party Funding in the DIFC Courts" (PD 2/2017) forming part of the Courts' procedural rules.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The Law prescribes a number of avenues for the resolution of different categories of disputes arising in relation to a Foundation Company.
Ogier
In an action brought in Florida in January 2017, Eike Batista, once the seventh richest man in the world...
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