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Kennedys Law LLP
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has gone "all in" to establish itself as a leading venue for international arbitrations, riding the current wave of popularity for resolving international commercial disputes through arbitration.
Walkers
Although an appeal to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council lies as of right for money judgments in excess of $12,000, leave to appeal from decisions of the Court of Appeal...
Carey Olsen
The intersection between the court's power to bless the decision of a trustee and the impact of a settlor's wishes on trustee
Conyers
This case has been keenly discussed across major international private client and trust common law jurisdictions.
Kennedys Law LLP
In a dispute between a beneficiary and a trustee, access to legal advice received by the trustee can be of paramount importance to the beneficiary's efforts to impeach the trustee's conduct.
Appleby
Commencing a claim in a court of summary jurisdiction, also known as the Magistrates' Court, is a relatively straightforward process.
Kennedys Law LLP
The enforcing party (CAT) argued that, having taken this approach, Priosma had forfeited its right to reargue the point before the Bermuda Court.
Carey Olsen
In a judgment handed down on 3 September 2019 in the case of Cat.SA v Priosma Limited¹, the Bermuda Supreme Court
Conyers
The Court of Appeal strongly disagreed with this logic and ordered that the appeal should in any event be public.
Carey Olsen
The Chief Justice of Bermuda has handed down an important decision dealing with the power of the court to intervene
Conyers
Bermuda is a self-governing colony; its head of state is the head of state of the United Kingdom. Bermuda has a written constitution which has been in operation since 21 February 1968.
Walkers
In its Summons, the Defendant Company had sought orders pursuant to Order 18, Rule 19(1) of the RSC that the entirety of the Plaintiff's claims against it should be struck out,
Appleby
With the holiday season fast approaching and with it the obligatory work related holiday parties, a recent ruling in the UK regarding the vicarious liability of an employer in respect of an injury...
Appleby
From 9 July 2018, derivative actions commenced in Bermuda may not be continued without leave from the Supreme Court.
Kennedys Law LLP
The Rules of the Supreme Court of Bermuda 1985 do not yet contain any detailed rules, practice direction, or guidance specifically dealing with electronic discovery.
Appleby
Best Value For Money Contingency Fees?
Kennedys Law LLP
2018 has already seen a number of important judicial appointments, and retirements, at the courts of the major offshore financial centres. The new appointments, however, contain many familiar names.
Canterbury Law Limited
The judgment creditor in Bermuda can seek final judgment in Bermuda by way of Bermuda's summary judgment procedure, a faster procedure than the normal trial process.
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Appleby
Bermuda's final appeals court has handed down its decision in a long-running case which had the potential to significantly change the landscape of immigration rights in Bermuda.
Appleby
It is once again time for Appleby's round-up of significant decisions handed down by the courts of our various jurisdictions in the preceding year.
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