Mondaq Europe - Guernsey: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
Walkers
The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands and the High Court in England and Wales have recently considered two unusual applications for Beddoe relief: an application by a trustee for retrospective Beddoe relief after the conclusion of proceedings, and an application for a trustee for Beddoe relief in respect of bringing...
Walkers
The Court also awarded the Plaintiff a further ฃ100 as nominal damages for the Defendant's wrongful detention of the Jaguar.
Walkers
Can the beneficiaries of a discretionary trust require the trustees to terminate the trust and distribute the trust property, in circumstances where a power to add further beneficiaries exists?
Carey Olsen
Carey Olsen partner Mark Dunster and counsel Simon Florance consider the recent judgment in Liang v RBC Trustees (Guernsey) Limited – the first time a private law action...
Carey Olsen
On 10 May 2018, the Royal Court of Guernsey handed down its judgment in Liang v RBC Trustees (Guernsey) Limited.
Ogier
The long awaited judgment of the Guernsey Court of Appeal in M v St Annes Trustees has now been handed down.
Ogier
The Financial Intelligence Service's ("FIS") refusal to consent to a proposed transaction under Guernsey's anti-money laundering reporting regime has resulted in the Royal Court deciding its first private law...
Walkers
When negotiating difficult trust matters, candid correspondence can lower temperatures and enable parties to work constructively to resolve disputes.
Ogier
An anti-anti suit injunction is a form of anti-suit injunctive relief granted by a particular court to stop a party pursuing an application for an anti-suit injunction in another court.
Ogier
Having any sort of problem or issue with your neighbours is stressful, and it's made all the more difficult if there are no formal procedures in place to resolve a dispute after every other attempt to reach...
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
The Royal Court of Guernsey has jurisdiction to grant freezing injunctions in support of domestic and international proceedings, both before and after judgment.
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
In modern cross-border litigation it is often absolutely critical to be able to secure evidence and to identify assets in advance of commencing a legal claim.
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
This much anticipated Law came into force on 12 December 2016. It replaces the previous legislation from 1982 which was widely considered to be outdated and inefficient...
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
The presumption in Guernsey is that justice must be done in public.
Carey Olsen
As a trustee, the issue of whether a particular decision is "momentous" is often clear, as is the need to apply to court for its blessing of that decision. However, there are many circumstances where the position is less clear, or where there are complicating factors which make the decision more complex.
Carey Olsen
Carey Olsen is acting for Hadley Chilton and John Greenwood (Baker Tilly), joint liquidators of a number of BVI hedge funds, against a US Court-appointed receiver and Bahamian liquidators of certain BC Capital entities over claims in the Guernsey Royal Court regarding substantial assets held by EFG Private Bank (Channel Islands) Limited.
Carey Olsen
Guernsey continues to see a steady stream of disputes being referred to arbitration as an alternative method of dispute resolution.
Carey Olsen
A creditor owed money by a debtor who is owed money in turn by a Jersey company can get a court order for payment from the Jersey company direct to the creditor.
Carey Olsen
The Royal Court of Guernsey has issued a Practice Direction pertaining to the information required when applying for the appointment of an administrator or liquidator in Guernsey.
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
This briefing is intended to provide a high-level overview of how one brings proceedings and for the sake of simplicity this note will cover proceedings in Guernsey alone.
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Walkers
The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands and the High Court in England and Wales have recently considered two unusual applications for Beddoe relief: an application by a trustee for retrospective Beddoe relief after the conclusion of proceedings, and an application for a trustee for Beddoe relief in respect of bringing...
Walkers
Can the beneficiaries of a discretionary trust require the trustees to terminate the trust and distribute the trust property, in circumstances where a power to add further beneficiaries exists?
Carey Olsen
Carey Olsen partner Mark Dunster and counsel Simon Florance consider the recent judgment in Liang v RBC Trustees (Guernsey) Limited – the first time a private law action...
Ogier
The Financial Intelligence Service's ("FIS") refusal to consent to a proposed transaction under Guernsey's anti-money laundering reporting regime has resulted in the Royal Court deciding its first private law...
Walkers
The Court also awarded the Plaintiff a further ฃ100 as nominal damages for the Defendant's wrongful detention of the Jaguar.
Ogier
Having any sort of problem or issue with your neighbours is stressful, and it's made all the more difficult if there are no formal procedures in place to resolve a dispute after every other attempt to reach...
Ogier
The long awaited judgment of the Guernsey Court of Appeal in M v St Annes Trustees has now been handed down.
Carey Olsen
On 10 May 2018, the Royal Court of Guernsey handed down its judgment in Liang v RBC Trustees (Guernsey) Limited.
Walkers
When negotiating difficult trust matters, candid correspondence can lower temperatures and enable parties to work constructively to resolve disputes.
Ogier
An anti-anti suit injunction is a form of anti-suit injunctive relief granted by a particular court to stop a party pursuing an application for an anti-suit injunction in another court.
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