In Dawson-Damer a trustee had used Section 83(8) as a basis to refuse a disclosure request.
British Virgin Islands
An aggrieved party which has started proceedings in the BVI must seek court permission to serve the claim form out of the jurisdiction on a foreign defendant.
The Cayman Islands remains a pro-arbitration jurisdiction, with recent court decisions demonstrating the judiciary's readiness to engage with the difficult nexus between arbitration and insol¬vency.
E. Tzioni & Associates LLC
Disputes may be resolved without seeking recourse at court.
More than 120 countries have made face coverings compulsory in public. There is no question that personal protective equipment plays a central role in our strategies to confront the global COVID-19 pandemic.
In MC v. SC  HKCFI 2337, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance (Court) addressed an application for leave to appeal on a question of law arising out of an arbitral award on the basis...
In Cheung Shing Hong Ltd v China Ping An Insurance (Hong Kong) Co Ltd  HKCFI 2269, the High Court (Court) addressed the question of whether a dispute between the parties...
This article will consider two significant recent judgments of the Irish Courts on the topic of concurrent liability - Defender Limited v HSBC France  IESC 37 ("Defender") ...
Isle of Man
The Island's South African community came together to mark Heritage Day recently with a DQ sponsored event hosted by two members of our team.
In its recent decision in the case of B and C v D, E, F and others JRC 169, the Royal Court of Jersey has considered whether a Jersey law foundation and endowments made to such a foundation can be set aside ab initio on the grounds of mistake.
Private Client analysis: The Royal Court of Jersey has issued a judgment on a Beddoe application in which it blessed the decision of a trustee to submit to the jurisdiction of the...
Collas Crill has made a number of promotions in the Channel Islands across its fee-earners and business services team.
Arendt & Medernach
On 4 September 2020, the Luxembourg Council of Government enacted bill no. 7671/00 to redefine the procedural framework applicable to arbitration.
Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates
The payment of a deposit before the first sitting of an appeal is essential as it guarantees the court expenses, without which the appeal will be deemed to have been deserted.
United Arab Emirates
Over the past ten to fifteen years, the UAE has moved to the forefront of arbitration in the MENA, having built a modern state-of-the-art arbitration infrastructure.
With the impact of COVID-19 affecting cash flow and available funds, parties may be considering alternative ways of funding the commencement or continuation of arbitral proceedings...
As the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) keeps on spreading over the world, corporate entities or businesses are confronting critical degrees of instability and vulnerability brought...
Arbitration has become a necessarily well-known technique for resolving commercial disputes internationally.
Apart from whatever else is happening around the world be it natural calamity or political issues, everyone as of now is concerned mostly about the pandemic and its severe impact worldwide.
In the globalized world that we live in today, it is not uncommon for parties to have assets situated all around the globe. Some parties deliberately choose to spread out their assets all over the ...