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Conyers Dill & Pearman
Bermuda, a leading offshore commercial centre, does not currently have any modern, express statutory provisions relating to recognition and assistance to foreign officeholders.
Walkers
In a first of its kind for Bermuda, Taylors successfully obtained an anti-suit injunction preventing a foreign arbitration, in favour of Bermuda Court proceedings.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The Bribery Act, 2016 will come into force on 1 September 2017.
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.
MJM Limited
We have previously written a post about the Supreme Court's decision in Bermuda Press (Holdings) v Registrar of the Supreme Court in which the Chief Justice considered the public's right of access...
MJM Limited
The Court recently set out an interesting ruling on costs relating to an application for indemnity costs and a third party costs order.
MJM Limited
The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Bermuda struck out a constitutional claim made by the Allied Trust and Allied Development Partners Limited in relation to the voiding of the Waterfront agreements.
MJM Limited
This week the Government of Bermuda launched a new information portal. Completely redesigned and revamped, it appears to be quite user friendly...
Harneys
In what proved to be a late Christmas present for the board of International Investments Enterprises Ltd (IIEL), Harneys Bermuda successfully invoked the now seldom relied upon quia timet, "because he fears" jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Bermuda.
Appleby
The necessary reliance on local courts for enforcement of foreign arbitral awards can lead to significant delays in finalising a dispute.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Our goal is to provide a useful reference tool for clients and practitioners who are interested in the development of case law in each jurisdiction.
Appleby
In July 2014 the Bermuda legislature enacted the Trustee Amendment Act 2014. The effect of this statutory reform was to insert a new section 47A into the Trustee Act 1975.
Appleby
What happens when a creditor petitions to wind up a company for the non-payment of a contractual debt and the company disputes both the debt and also the jurisdiction of the court...
Appleby
Arbitration, as a mechanism of binding dispute resolution, is the equivalent of litigation in the courts, but entails resolving disputes outside the courts in accordance with procedures, structures and substantive legal or non-legal standards chosen by the parties involved.
Appleby
The Cayman Islands is a British Overseas Territory, and Cayman law is in general based on English common law and certain English statutes.
Appleby
Bermuda provides a variety of ways for parties to resolve disputes and has a respected, independent and soundly administered judiciary.
Appleby
Bermuda provides a variety of ways for parties to resolve disputes and has a respected, independent and soundly administered judiciary. The principal trial court is the Supreme Court of Bermuda and it is bound by the decisions of the Court of Appeal for Bermuda and Bermuda’s highest appellate court, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council sitting in London, England.
Appleby
Lawyers in Bermuda are members of a fused profession, meaning that no distinction is made, as in England, between barristers and solicitors. All practising lawyers in Bermuda (subject to a residency requirement for non-Bermudians) are called to the Bar and all have rights of audience before the courts.
Appleby
The Cayman Islands is a British Overseas Territory, and Cayman law is in general based on English common law and certain English statutes that have been applied to the Islands, and local legislation enacted by the Legislative Assembly (‘the LA’).
Mello, Jones & Martin
Bermuda is a self-governing overseas dependent territory of the United Kingdom. In Bermuda defamation is actionable both as a civil wrong and as a criminal offence.
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Conyers Dill & Pearman
Bermuda, a leading offshore commercial centre, does not currently have any modern, express statutory provisions relating to recognition and assistance to foreign officeholders.
Walkers
In a first of its kind for Bermuda, Taylors successfully obtained an anti-suit injunction preventing a foreign arbitration, in favour of Bermuda Court proceedings.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The Bribery Act, 2016 will come into force on 1 September 2017.
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.
Appleby
The necessary reliance on local courts for enforcement of foreign arbitral awards can lead to significant delays in finalising a dispute.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Our goal is to provide a useful reference tool for clients and practitioners who are interested in the development of case law in each jurisdiction.
Appleby
In July 2014 the Bermuda legislature enacted the Trustee Amendment Act 2014. The effect of this statutory reform was to insert a new section 47A into the Trustee Act 1975.
MJM Limited
The Court recently set out an interesting ruling on costs relating to an application for indemnity costs and a third party costs order.
MJM Limited
We have previously written a post about the Supreme Court's decision in Bermuda Press (Holdings) v Registrar of the Supreme Court in which the Chief Justice considered the public's right of access...
MJM Limited
The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Bermuda struck out a constitutional claim made by the Allied Trust and Allied Development Partners Limited in relation to the voiding of the Waterfront agreements.
Harneys
In what proved to be a late Christmas present for the board of International Investments Enterprises Ltd (IIEL), Harneys Bermuda successfully invoked the now seldom relied upon quia timet, "because he fears" jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Bermuda.
MJM Limited
This week the Government of Bermuda launched a new information portal. Completely redesigned and revamped, it appears to be quite user friendly...
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