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British Virgin Islands
Carey Olsen
A recent decision of the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal Appeal in WWRT Limited -v- Carosan Trading Limited and Boris Kaufman (BVIHCMAP 2022/0002)...
Cayman Islands
Walkers
Under Order 24, rule 1 of the Grand Court Rules ("GCR"), a party is required to give discovery of "documents which are or have been in his possession, custody or power".
Campbells
In a welcome development, the Courts of the Cayman Islands have introduced new measures concerning the judicial mediation of disputes. By Practice Direction No. 3 of 2022...
Campbells
In Cayman Islands litigation, there is no general obligation upon a party to disclose their asset position, and publicly available information is limited.
Cyprus
Patrikios Pavlou & Associates
Firstly, there are two laws governing arbitration proceedings in Cyprus: domestic arbitration proceedings are governed by the Arbitration Law of 1944, Cap. 4 (hereinafter "Cap. 4")...
Patrikios Pavlou & Associates
As a general rule, in Cyprus, information as to the location and position of the assets of a party is not publicly available, in the sense that in the absence of a court judgment/order...
European Union
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
The Regulation applies from 1 July 2022 across the EU Member States.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have adopted Regulation no. 2020/1784 (Recast Regulation) bringing substantial changes in the process of service of documents.
Hong Kong
Walkers
Bermudan, British Virgin Islands ("BVI") and Cayman Islands companies are frequently used as investment vehicles for Hong Kong and Chinese companies and individuals.
Herbert Smith Freehills
A Hong Kong Court recently adopted a resoundingly pro-arbitration stance in a decision which emphasised the high thresholds of irregularity that would need to be established...
Mayer Brown
As such, the Court directed the present Judgment be referred to the Department of Justice and Law Society of Hong Kong for investigation.
Ireland
Dillon Eustace
The Court of Appeal has recently delivered a significant judgment in relation to whether a lender's entitlement to judgment against a borrower is reduced or affected by a claim for damages...
Liechtenstein
Prager Dreifuss
Ein Urteil des Obersten Gerichtshofs des Fürstentums Liechtenstein (OGH) vom 4. Februar 2022 (CG.2018.269) ist auch für Schweizer Banken bemerkenswert.
Luxembourg
Luther S.A.
Two preliminary sale agreements were signed with the same buyer. The first preliminary sale agreement signed with the seller contained several conditions precedent.
Arendt & Medernach
Arendt Case Review is a newsletter designed by the Arendt Litigation Group to inform you about recent decisions of the Luxembourg and/or European courts.
Mauritius
Appleby
Judgment has been handed down by Honourable Judge M J Lau Yuk Poon in Canada Life International Limited v Metatron Global Fund & Anor [2022] SCJ 305 in a claim on the interpretation of a settlement deed initially reached between the parties to this litigation.
United Arab Emirates
Al Rowaad Advocates & Legal Consultancy
The United Arab Emirates has called on its courts to begin enforcing the judgements of British courts, in a move that could affect the city of Dubai's status as a haven for the world's wealthy.
Al Rowaad Advocates & Legal Consultancy
A victim or his family may suffer emotional or mental distress when a breach, violation is committed against the victim.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Angelika Hellweger of Rahman Ravelli summarises a UAE decision to recognise UK court judgements.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
In the United Arab Emirates (UAE) there are three levels of courts for litigation...
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