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In the recent case of Re Grand State Investments Limited,[1] the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (Grand Court) struck-out a winding-up petition presented against Grand State Investments Limited.
Legal claims can only be brought within the applicable limitation period prescribed by the Limitation Act (1996 Revision).
Following a recent hearing, the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the "Grand Court") has handed down a notable judgment (the "Judgment")...
Andrew Pullinger and Shaun Tracey co-author the Cayman Islands chapter of the Global Legal Insights International Arbitration Guide 2021, which covers key topics including arbitration agreements, procedure, appointment of arbitrators, ...
Successful litigants in foreign proceedings will often be required to take steps to enforce any judgment or order obtained outside of the jurisdiction in which it was made.
G. Vrikis & Associates LLC
On 17/02/2021, the Court of Appeal in Civ.App. 373/2019 overruled the decision of the Court of First Instance
Patrikios Pavlou & Associates
One of the main issues in the constitution of an arbitral tribunal is the number of arbitrators.
European Union
Maples Group
A year on from the UK's application to accede to the Lugano Convention on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters ("Lugano")
We are seeing inquiries about the legal processes for obtaining evidence in Jersey or Guernsey for use in foreign proceedings – the processes in both Islands are similar, ...
Sandie Lyne's promotion to Partner at Ogier marks the latest step in an already impressive legal career.
This snapshot outlines the process and grounds upon which an appeal can be made in respect of a civil judgment by the Royal Court of Guernsey.
Hong Kong
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
"LawTech" is an increasingly common buzzword in the legal sector. The Law Society of England and Wales defines "LawTech" as "technologies that aim to support
Winston & Strawn LLP
The Hong Kong Arbitration (Amendment) Ordinance 2021 (the "2021 Amendment"), which will be fully implemented on May 19, 2021 will remove the restriction currently under Section 93...
Winston & Strawn LLP
In a decision made by the Supreme People's Court of the PRC (Court) on 29 December 2020 ((2019) Zui Gao Fa Min Te No. 4), the court held that where parties expressly agreed in the arbitration clause that ...
Dillon Eustace
The Court of Appeal has today delivered a significant costs ruling in the case of McKeown v Crosby & Anor [2021] IECA 139.
Carey Olsen
Before Covid-19, mediations usually took place physically. However, as the pandemic continues to tighten its hold, it is difficult to see a time in the near future when traditional face to face...
Carey Olsen
There exists a wealth of jurisdiction-specific wisdom on enforcing arbitral awards, covering various issues such as time limits for commencing enforcement proceedings and the methods of enforcement available.
Ganado Advocates
The First Hall Civil Court presided over by Honourable Judge Toni Abela on the 15 March 2021, in the case Alexander Baldacchino vs. ACS Developments Ltd (C 11833) dealt with Articles 1233(1) and 1363 of the Civil Code ...
WH Partners
In a small country such as Malta, the surname, or family name, is a very important part of any person's identity.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
"A usually more successful approach would be for the subcontractor's claim to be presented, as the main contractor's failure to pursue the subcontractor's claim"...
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