Parties should usually, with the help of their legal teams, be able to resolve their dispute without the cost and court time associated with a trial being incurred.
As governments and economies respond to the macroeconomic impact of the latest global pandemic COVID-19, so too companies and individuals must respond to the microeconomic impact, ...
The appeal was in relation to an application for declaratory relief to the effect that Palladyne had not been validly removed.
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
In Pearson v Primeo  UKPC 3, the Privy Council considered an appeal by a liquidator on the scope of section 112(2) of the Companies Law (2018 Revision) of the Cayman Islands.
Trustees can all too easily find themselves caught up in litigation in another jurisdiction given the increasingly international nature of offshore trusts.
The Privy Council has ruled that Cayman Islands law does
not permit a liquidator of a Cayman Islands based open-ended
investment company in solvent liquidation to rectify the
company's register so as to alter the members' legal
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The Court of Appeal of England and Wales ("EWCA") recently ruled in the case of Philip Barton v Timothy Gwyn-Jones and others.
The Board of the Privy Council (Board) recently handed down its decision in Shanda Games, a case involving the determination of "fair value" of shares pursuant to s.2i38...
In a recent decision of the English Commercial Court, in Alafco Irish Aircraft Leasing Sixteen Ltd v. Hong Kong Airlines Ltd  EWHC 3668 (Comm), it was ordered that costs of proceedings are to be assessed ...
In HML PM Ltd v. Canary Riverside Estate Management Ltd and another EWHC,  3496 (QB) the High Court dismissed an application for an interim injunction to restrain defendants from using allegedly
In an unreported judgment of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the "Grand Court") In the Matter of HSBC International Trustee Limited v Tan Poh Lee (7 November 2019),...
This article looks at the policy rationale behind both decisions and analyses the current state of the law in respect of this critically-important area of legal practice.
As has been widely reported, the litigation funding landscape in the Cayman Islands is changing to keep pace with the UK, Australia and other common law jurisdictions.
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The decision of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands earlier this year in ArcelorMittal USA LLC v Essar Global Fund Limited & Anor re-examines Norwich Pharmacal Orders (NPO)...
In these unprecedented times, governments globally are reacting to the ongoing threat of COVID-19, including the availability of public services such as access to the courts for hearings and other...
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The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council ("Privy Council") in London, which is the highest appeal court for many Caribbean jurisdictions