Mondaq Offshore: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
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.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
There are many hurdles cross-border high-value litigation throws up before a seasoned lawyer but 200mph winds, razed infrastructure and departmental displacement are not ordinarily among them.
Maples and Calder
The legislation governing arbitration in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is the Arbitration Act 2013
Appleby
Businesses that litigate in the Cayman Islands courts have historically had few alternatives to the traditional funding model, i.e., paying a law firm a fixed hourly rate.
Maples and Calder
The Arbitration Law 2012 (the Law) provides a modern statutory regime based largely on the UNCITRAL Model Law and the English Arbitration Act (1996 Act).
Campbells
In a judgment likely to prove significant for litigants and third parties seeking access to Court documents, the CICA has clarified what documents third parties to litigation may obtain from the Court file and the...
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
Nonetheless, when Kafkaris was admitted to prison, he was given written notice that he would be eligible for release in July 2002
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
The option holder invited the vendors to complete the transfer of the hotel, but the vendors refused and instead sold the hotel to a third party at a higher price.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
On 18 April 2018 the Supreme Court issued a judgment that interpreted the meaning of the term 'completion of the pleadings' as the start of the time limit for issuing an application for directions in accordance with Order 30 of the Civil Procedure Rules (For further details please see "Supreme Court disapproves strict interpretation of Order 30 of Civil Procedure Rules").
Soteris Pittas & Co LLC
Waiver is constituted by the deliberate intentional and unequivocal release or abandonment of the right that is later sought to be enforced (see ZHANG –V- SHANGHAI WOOL & JUTE TEXTILE CO LTD (2006) VSCA 133).
Soteris Pittas & Co LLC
In a recent decision, the Supreme Court of Cyprus issued a prerogative order of Certiorari and quashed and cancelled a draconian anti-suit injunction issued by a district court...
Soteris Pittas & Co LLC
A recent decision of the District Court of Limassol has clarified the interpretation relating to Article 7(2) of the recast EU Regulation reaffirming the general principle that civil actions...
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.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In Baosteel Engineering & Technology Group Co. Ltd. v. China Zenith Chemical Group Ltd. [HCCT 7/2018], the Hong Kong Court of First Instance granted a temporary stay of enforcement of an arbitral award.
Stephenson Harwood
In Astro Nusantara International BV and others v PT First Media TBK [2018] HKCFA 12; FACV 14/2017, the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal ("CFA") ...
Baker & Partners
In recent years, legal professional privilege has been the subject of many high profile appeals. Cases such as Bilta v RBS and Three Rivers (No 4) demonstrate the extent to which the position on what constitutes ...
STA Law Firm
The definition of Litigation privilege is non-disclosure protection imposed on documents which come into existence after litigation commenced or in contemplation ...
STA Law Firm
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Mayer Brown
In the recent case Re CW Advanced Technologies Limited,1 the Hong Kong court took the opportunity, albeit only obiter dicta, to raise and briefly comment ...
KPMG Luxembourg
Reserved, technical, conservative… is generally what comes to mind when picturing the writer of an accounting standard.
Ogier
This emphasises one of the Island's key strengths – that Guernsey's trusts legislation and its well established court and its wealth of case law provide certainty and clarity for trustees.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Cayman Grand Court rules on the natural and ordinary meaning of fund constitutional documents in preference to following common practice in the funds industry.
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...
STA Law Firm
The definition of Litigation privilege is non-disclosure protection imposed on documents which come into existence after litigation commenced or in contemplation ...
Carey Olsen
On 10 May 2018, the Royal Court of Guernsey handed down its judgment in Liang v RBC Trustees (Guernsey) Limited.
Baker & Partners
In recent years, legal professional privilege has been the subject of many high profile appeals. Cases such as Bilta v RBS and Three Rivers (No 4) demonstrate the extent to which the position on what constitutes ...
Walkers
Not for the first time in recent years, the Royal Court of Jersey has shown itself willing to assist a trustee by setting aside a previous decision of that trustee ...
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
The new amending law took effect on publication in the Official Gazette on 13 July 2018.
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