British Virgin Islands
In the wake of the economic downturn resulting from the global pandemic, a significant increase in fraud cases can unfortunately be expected.
The Cayman Islands remains a pro-arbitration jurisdiction, with recent court decisions demonstrating the judiciary's readiness to engage with the difficult nexus between arbitration and insol¬vency.
E. Tzioni & Associates LLC
Disputes may be resolved without seeking recourse at court.
More than 120 countries have made face coverings compulsory in public. There is no question that personal protective equipment plays a central role in our strategies to confront the global COVID-19 pandemic.
In MC v. SC  HKCFI 2337, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (Court) addressed an application for leave to appeal on a question of law arising out of an arbitral award on the basis...
Hong Kong, with its colonial connection to the United Kingdom before the 1997 handover, continues to be a popular city for British expatriates to come to explore opportunities.
In Cheung Shing Hong Ltd v China Ping An Insurance (Hong Kong) Co Ltd  HKCFI 2269, the High Court (Court) addressed the question of whether a dispute between the parties...
Isle of Man
The Island's South African community came together to mark Heritage Day recently with a DQ sponsored event hosted by two members of our team.
DQ Advocates is a leading Isle of Man-based law firm with an international reach, offering a full range of legal, regulatory and tax services to a local and global client base.
A treaty is defined as 'a written agreement between two or more countries'.
Collas Crill has made a number of promotions in the Channel Islands across its fee-earners and business services team.
Arendt & Medernach
On 4 September 2020, the Luxembourg Council of Government enacted bill no. 7671/00 to redefine the procedural framework applicable to arbitration.
United Arab Emirates
Over the past ten to fifteen years, the UAE has moved to the forefront of arbitration in the MENA, having built a modern state-of-the-art arbitration infrastructure.
With the impact of COVID-19 affecting cash flow and available funds, parties may be considering alternative ways of funding the commencement or continuation of arbitral proceedings...
As the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) keeps on spreading over the world, corporate entities or businesses are confronting critical degrees of instability and vulnerability brought...
Arbitration has become a necessarily well-known technique for resolving commercial disputes internationally.
Apart from whatever else is happening around the world be it natural calamity or political issues, everyone as of now is concerned mostly about the pandemic and its severe impact worldwide.
Cash flow is essential for business continuity but this is even more critical amidst COVID-19 and its associated impact on the global economy.
Following our initial briefing note on "Key measures being taken by the UAE Courts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic", we summarise below the key measures being implemented...
It is trite law that where a petition debt is disputed in good faith and on substantial grounds, the ordinary practice of the Court is to dismiss or strike out the winding up petition.