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British Virgin Islands
The BVI Commercial Court has just delivered a judgment that answers the question raised in the BVI as a result of two English decisions questioning the availability of Norwich Pharmacal relief for the purposes of overseas proceedings.
Cayman Islands
During these difficult times, as the COVID-19 outbreak continues to disrupt our daily lives, health and safety is paramount.
The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has provided much needed clarification of the test for validating certain transactions by companies that are subject to a winding up petition...
Enforcement of an award shall not be refused except in the circumstances set out above.
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
The Capacity and Self-Determination (Jersey) Law 2016 had its first birthday recently and it has already been examined in several cases before the Royal Court.
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
In a recent decision (Zografos and others v. Drosoneri Farm Ltd - Civil Appeal 379/2012), the Supreme Court ruled that, when examining a case, a Court cannot look at independent issues that have not been included in ...
A. Karitzis & Associates L.L.C
Online intermediation services can be considered key to business models, trade and innovation, which can improve consumer welfare, and which can be used by both private and public sectors.
Soteris Pittas & Co LLC
The main authority on the subject of dishonest assistance is the case of Royal Brunei Airlines v Tan [1995] 2 AC 378 according to which a person who dishonestly...
European Union
Mamo TCV Advocates
The Registrar of the Court has issued a press release dated 16 March 2020 announcing exceptional measures that the Court has put in place.
The Guernsey Court of Appeal in Molard International (PTC) Limited and Pullborough Int. Corp v Rusnano Capital AG (in liquidation),
Hong Kong
Hong Kong has been trying for over a decade to grow the commercial space's appetite for mediation as an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanism to resolving commercial disputes.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In OCBC Wing Hang Bank Ltd v Kai Sen Shipping Co Ltd [2020] HKCFI 375, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (Court) dismissed a summons for a stay of proceedings
Senior Partner Nick Gall and Senior Associate Felda Yeung at Gall are acting for the Plaintiff in Cyberworks Audio Video Technology Limited v Mei Ah (HK) Company Limited & Ors [2020] HKCFI 347...
Withers LLP
The Courts in Hong Kong have not opened since Chinese New Year due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We are now into the sixth week and they will not be resuming "business as...
WH Partners
In a recent client update here, we discussed the measures adopted by the Superintendent of Public Health in Malta and the unprecedented suspension of legal and judicial timeframes...
Mamo TCV Advocates
On the 13th of March 2020, as a precautionary measure against the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Superintendent of Public Health, being the person legally responsible for public health in Malta...
United Arab Emirates
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Dubai courts in its Resolution No. 30 of 2020 issued on March 17, 2020 concerning the adjournment of judicial hearings and working remotely decided on postponing all judicial hearings for the Court of Cassation.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
In an effort to protect the health and wellbeing of the Judges, Registry Team and Court Users, DIFC Courts in a communication sent on Tuesday March 17, 2020 to all Registered Practitioners and Court Users.
Hassan Elhais
Civil Lawyers of Dubai often receive a query regarding time limit to file court cases in UAE Courts in matters of civil claim, cheque bounce, criminal cases or appeal in the foregoing cases.
Clyde & Co
Historically, there have been challenges in enforcing UAE Court judgments in England, and in enforcing English Court judgments in the UAE...
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