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Bermuda
Carey Olsen
A regular default judgment is one which cannot be impeached for any procedural irregularity in the manner in which it was sought and obtained.
British Virgin Islands
Mourant
The British Virgin Islands (the BVI) insolvency regime provides for the issuance of statutory demands against BVI companies.
Walkers
On 31 December 2020, the BVI House of Assembly passed the so-called "Black Swan" Bill amending section 24 of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Virgin Islands) Act (Cap. 80) so as to confer...
Cayman Islands
McGrath Tonner
In the now infamous Skylar Ann Mack case, the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has acceded to Ben Tonner QC's oral and written submission that the Grand Court sentence should be set aside.
McGrath Tonner
Ben Tonner QC, Pramod Joshi and Sally Bowler contribute to the Legal 500 Litigation Country Comparative Guide.
Carey Olsen
In a groundbreaking move last month, the Cayman Islands gazetted the Private Funding of Legal Services Act 2020 ("the Act").
Campbells
The passing of the Private Funding of Legal Services Act, 2020 (the "Act") sounded the death knell of the torts of maintenance and champerty in the Cayman Islands, ...
Cyprus
AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC
On the 15th January 2021 the Official Cyprus Government Gazette published procedural
AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC
Article 155. 4 of the Constitution provides exclusive jurisdiction to the Supreme Court to issue prerogative writs including certiorari and prohibition.
Guernsey
Walkers
The recently handed down case of Helice Leasing SAS v PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) TBK [2021] EWHC 99 (Comm) is relevant to those interested in Guernsey law primarily due to the reference to aircraft registration and leasing -
Ogier
Civil litigation procedure in Guernsey is governed by The Royal Court Civil Rules 2007 ("RCCR").
Ogier
The Carlyle case arose from the collapse in March 2008 of a Guernsey fund called Carlyle Capital Corporation Ltd (CCC), which led to the loss of all of its $1bn of capital.
Walkers
Guernsey, as a Crown Dependency, is a separate jurisdiction from the UK and has its own administrative, fiscal and legal systems.
Hong Kong
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On February 9, 2021, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre ("HKIAC") released its annual case statistics for 2020.
Ireland
Dillon Eustace
The High Court (Humphries J.) has affirmed a decision of the Circuit Court, dismissing a plaintiff's personal injuries action on the basis that the action did not succeed under ...
Jersey
Appleby
The Jersey Court has shown that it continues to expect, and if necessary will demand, compliance with its orders.
Luxembourg
NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg
In a judgment of 10 February 2021, the Luxembourg Court of Appeal revisited the relationship between arbitration and the role of the national courts in summary proceedings.
Loyens & Loeff
The Court of appeal's decision brings a final answer to the debate. While the Luxembourg courts have clarified on numerous occasions the modalities surrounding the 1958 New York Convention...
Malta
Mamo TCV Advocates
In a recent judgment in the case Middlesea Insurance plc illum Mapfre Middlesea p.l.c. vs Spot On Gypsum Limited, the Court of Appeal overturned the conclusion of the First Hall...
Appleby
As the Covid-19 pandemic has forced much of the business world to move on-line, in the context of litigation that has meant the rapid adoption in many jurisdictions of remote court hearings.
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