Mondaq Offshore: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
Conyers Dill & Pearman
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.
Appleby
When a Russian company brings a claim in the BVI against two Russian employees, employed under Russian law service agreements, it is perhaps not surprising that a forum challenge would ensue
Carey Olsen
As noted in our recent article 'Private Lives and Public Interest', the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the "Grand Court") ...
Appleby
Welcome to the latest issue of Appleby's annual "In The Courts" publication, a round-up of the most interesting decisions handed down by the courts of our offshore jurisdictions in 2018.
Appleby
International sanctions were imposed by the United Nations in respect of Libya in 2011.
C.D. Messios LLC
Cyprus has a strong tradition of referring construction disputes to Arbitration.
P. N. Kourtellos & Associates LLC
In a case currently under trial by the District Court of Nicosia, the plaintiffs in the action had initially filed an ex parte application by which they obtained ex parte a Norwich Pharmacal Order against a Bank, ...
P. N. Kourtellos & Associates LLC
The Supreme Court of Cyprus upheld on 14 November 2018 the 1st instance judgment ordering electronic disclosure against MetaQuotes Software...
Gall
As an international finance centre, families from all over the world relocate to Hong Kong for work purposes.
Gall
This article considers the pro-arbitration approach of courts in Hong Kong in the context of two recent cases. It also considers other significant initiatives and developments in the arbitration
Dillon Eustace
A number of schools have implemented a ban on students running in the playground because they are fearful of accidents and the possible litigation which will arise.
Dillon Eustace
The High Court has recently handed down a number of key decisions on legal privilege.
Ogier
Following the landmark English judgment in SFO v. ENRC [2018] EWCA Civ 2006 (as reported in our previous briefing), there have been two further significant judgments on litigation privilege.
Baker & Partners
An ex parte application places a weighty burden upon the court hearing it. This is why the applicant has a duty to make full and frank disclosure of material which both assists and/or hinders their case.
Jersey Finance Limited
Legal 500 ranks Damian as a Leading Individual, describing him as ‘extremely intelligent, brilliant in court, unfailingly practical and results-driven'.
Mamo TCV Advocates
In the case 'Michael Zammit v. Kontrollur tad-Dwana et'decided on the 8th February 2019, the First Hall of the Civil Court (Constitutional Jurisdiction) found that Articles 68 and 72(4) of Chapter 37 of the Laws of Malta (Customs Ordinance), ...
Hassan Elhais
The decision issued by the Cabinet is major regarding the advertising and notification procedures.
Hassan Elhais
Question: One of my partners in our company filed an arbitration case against me
STA Law Firm
Mediation is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution system (ADR) wherein the matter at issue is solved with the help of a mediator without recourse to the court of law.
STA Law Firm
"The courts of this country should not be the places where the resolution of disputes begins. They should be the places where the disputes end ...
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Carey Olsen
In the recent case of S (a minor), B (a minor) & Equal Opportunities in Sport v Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association [2018] SC (Bda) 82 Civ the Supreme Court decided who qualifies as a "citizen" or "national" of...
Mamo TCV Advocates
Reference to Artificial Intelligence ('AI') is likely to bring to mind dystopian pictures of a robot apocalypse as depicted in films such as iRobot or The Matrix or to spark debates ...
Ogier
Trust law in China is rather different from that in common-law jurisdictions. A trust is not a turnkey product and is definitely not an off-the-shelf structure, and that is not an easy concept to understand,
Gall
As an international finance centre, families from all over the world relocate to Hong Kong for work purposes.
Carey Olsen
The right to bring a challenge derives from Section 273 of the BVI Insolvency Act 2003, which provides.
Ogier
Each year, legal disputes over assets worth many billions of dollars worldwide are resolved in courtrooms and boardrooms in the Cayman Islands.
Gowling WLG
We have authored the inaugural UAE chapter in the annual Guide to Litigation Funding published by Law Business Research (part of the "Getting the Deal Through" series).
STA Law Firm
Mediation is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution system (ADR) wherein the matter at issue is solved with the help of a mediator without recourse to the court of law.
Hassan Elhais
The Personal Law in UAE permits the non-Muslim to draft a will and divide the property according to their will.
Appleby
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) government has enacted legislation that will require certain BVI entities carrying on specified activities to have ‘adequate substance' in the BVI.
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