British Virgin Islands
There have been an increasing number of court applications in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) for the appointment of receivers an as interim remedy to ‘hold the ring' in respect of assets.
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.
Legal privilege is currently a fast-moving area in common law jurisdictions, including the Cayman Islands. This month, the Cayman Islands Grand Court
COVID-19 is likely to present unprecedented challenges for the insurance industry, across all Iines of business, both domestic and international.
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...
In an important decision in Tiranrui (International) Holding Company Limited v. China Shanshui Cement Group Limited, the Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands clarified the purpose of s.99 of the Companies Law
Areti Charidemou & Associates LLC
Areti Charidemou & Associates LLC wishes to inform its Clients that on 16/03/2020 the Members and the President of the Supreme Court of Cyprus
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 ...
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
Many Governments all over the world have imposed very strict measures (quarantine, travel bans/restrictions, closing of businesses, malls, theatres etc.), in order to protect their countries' populations ...
Dr. K. Chrysostomides & Co LLC
In C-548/18 BNP Paribas v TeamBank (issued on 9/10/2019), the CJEU considered whether Rome I Regulation designates the applicable law with regard to the third-party effects of an assignment of...
The Guernsey Court of Appeal in Molard International (PTC) Limited and Pullborough Int. Corp v Rusnano Capital AG (in liquidation),
Herbert Smith Freehills
The case of Rusnano Capital AG (in liquidation) v Molard International (PTC) Limited and Pullborough International Corp  GRC 011 concerns a Guernsey trust
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  HKCFI 347...
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...
During the current COVID-19 pandemic, the timely and proper performance of contractual obligations may be challenging.
The Government has introduced legislation which enforce the closing of law courts and the suspending of legal and judicial times. This also includes promises of sales.
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...
The recent reported cases of novel coronavirus in Malta have called authorities into action to tackle this unprecedented situation.
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.