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British Virgin Islands
In a lengthy and closely reasoned judgment, the Court conducted a detailed analysis of the provisions of the BCA which impose the legislative regime for dealing with bearer shares held in BVI incorporated companies.
Carey Olsen
In recent years, the Courts of the British Virgin Islands have seen an increase in the number of applications for interim receiverships.
Cayman Islands
Collas Crill
The Board of the Privy Council (Board) recently handed down its decision in Shanda Games[1], a case involving the determination of "fair value" of shares pursuant to s.2i38...
In HML PM Ltd v. Canary Riverside Estate Management Ltd and another EWHC, [2019] 3496 (QB) the High Court dismissed an application for an interim injunction to restrain defendants from using allegedly
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
The Supreme Court recently rejected a Greek appellant's request for the annulment of a European arrest warrant which had been issued against him on 3 May 2016 in order to investigate alleged criminal offences.
Soteris Pittas & Co LLC
In the case NORDSTAR TOWER –V- RIVERSTRETCH & OTHERS, the district Court of Nicosia held inter alia –(adopting the English case NIKITIN & OTHERS –V- RICHARDS BUTLER LLP & OTHER (2007) All ER 129)
A.G. Erotocritou LLC
With its recent judgment in the case Regarding Giacintoco Holdings Limited, Petition 483/19, 18/11/2019
Soteris Pittas & Co LLC
In the English case AXA EQUITY & LAW LIFE –V- NATIONAL WESTMINISTER BANK (1998) CHC 117 (which has been adopted and followed by Cypriot ...
Chris Hards, senior associate in Ogier's Guernsey Private Wealth team, recently shared his insights into asset holding structures and nuptial agreements in cross-border divorce
Hong Kong
Herbert Smith Freehills
As part of the Legislative Council's Information Technology Strategy Plan, The Court Proceedings (Electronic Technology) Bill (Bill), which was gazetted on 27 December 2019
Hong Kong follows the common law system with a combination of statutory laws as well as laws developed through judgments.
Isle of Man
DQ Advocates
December 2019 saw the Isle of Man FSA publish its new "Enforcement Decision Making Process" (DMP). The DMP is a staged process followed by the FSA when exercising its statutory powers of enforcement.
Appleby acted for the successful Respondent in the landmark decision of Mauritian Eagle Leasing Company Ltd v Boojhawon B. (2019 SCJ 347) delivered by Judge O.B. Madhub
United Arab Emirates
STA Law Firm
Victims feel progressively baffled and estranged by our current frameworks for justice.
STA Law Firm
The Ministry of Law and Justice of India has passed a notification on 17 January 2020 in the official Gazette of India declaring United Arab Emirates...
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The Indian Government has on 17 January 2020 issued a gazette notification that foreign civil judgments passed by courts in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) can now be executed in Indian courts
STA Law Firm
Indian Ministry of Law and Justice (Department of Legal Affairs) vide Extraordinary Gazette on 17 January 2020 has declared the United Arab Emirates to be a reciprocating territory.
DLA Piper
On 17 January 2020, the Indian Ministry of Law and Justice published a notification in the official gazette, which means that judgments rendered by both the onshore and offshore Courts of the UAE
Hassan Elhais
Compensation is something awarded to a person in recognition of loss, suffering or injury. But in the UAE, it is divided into two: Tort and Contractual liability.
Hassan Elhais
Question: I went to hospital and was prescribed antibiotics. I began to have side-effects after taking the medication. I was admitted to a hospital where I was told I was having an allergic
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