Mondaq Offshore: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
Kennedys Law LLP
2018 has already seen a number of important judicial appointments, and retirements, at the courts of the major offshore financial centres. The new appointments, however, contain many familiar names.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
On 18 June 2018, the long running case of Al Sadik -v- Investcorp Bank BSC and others reached its conclusion in the Privy Council. Investment Managers will welcome the Privy Council's dismissal...
Carey Olsen
Offshore law firm Carey Olsen has successfully applied to have a winding-up petition against eHi Car Services Limited, China's leading car services provider, struck out in its entirety on a preliminary basis in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.
Campbells
In a judgment delivered on 18 June 2018, the Privy Council has dismissed the appeal by Emirati businessman Riad Tawfiq Al Sadik against judgments of the Grand Court and the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal ...
Walkers
Judgment has today been handed down by the Honourable Chief Justice of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands in the matter of Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi Brothers Company v. Saad Investments Company Limited...
Soteris Pittas & Co LLC
In the recent case IGUASU ENTERPRISES LTD & ANOTHER –V- VOICE INTERNATIONAL LTD & ANOTHER, the District Court of Nicosia ...
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
The Evidence Law(1) has been amended to formally recognise electronic evidence such as electronic signatures and align it with the EU Regulation on Electronic Identification (910/2014).
ISOLAS
Yesterday, the Government of Gibraltar published a Bill for the introduction of an Act to make new provision in relation to the return on investment of damages for personal injury and for guidelines...
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...
Orrick
Hong Kong's top court has confirmed that the status of same-sex couples who have entered civil partnerships overseas is to be recognised when considering the grant of dependent visas.
Carey Olsen
The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands has decided that a minority shareholder may not pursue a winding-up petition in order to delay or prevent a Board approved privatisation of the company.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Two key developments emerge from the long-running proceedings in Xiamen Xinjingdi Group Co Ltd v Eton Properties Ltd [2016] 2 HKLRD 1106 and Xiamen Xinjingdi Group Co Ltd v Eton Properties [2018] HKCFI 910.
Baker & Partners
Addition of James Corbett QC represents significant expansion of the firm's global offshore disputes practice
Appleby
On 26 January 2018, the Court of Civil Appeal delivered its determination on whether a resolution that was produced by a representative of the Respondent (i.e. Stoll Financial Services GmbH) (i)
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of Litigation in UAE. It will cover methods of resolving disputes, details of the process and the proceedings, the court and their jurisdiction...
STA Law Firm
The property rights may also be lost (except in ownership right) by limitation period
STA Law Firm
On top of this, the court sends out a pre-trial checklist to the parties and a date by which the parties should complete the list.
Al Tamimi & Company
On 11 February 2018, the Abu Dhabi Global Market Courts ("ADGM Courts") and the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department ("ADJD") signed a memorandum of understanding ("2018 MoU") ...
STA Law Firm
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Appleby
On 20 June 2018 the Guernsey Court of Appeal handed down its eagerly awaited judgment in relation to the scope of the so-called rule in Hastings Bass.
Appleby
On 26 January 2018, the Court of Civil Appeal delivered its determination on whether a resolution that was produced by a representative of the Respondent (i.e. Stoll Financial Services GmbH) (i)
Al Tamimi & Company
On 11 February 2018, the Abu Dhabi Global Market Courts ("ADGM Courts") and the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department ("ADJD") signed a memorandum of understanding ("2018 MoU") ...
Carey Olsen
The Court of Appeal has handed down a landmark judgment in M v. St Anne's Trustees Limited, in which Carey Olsen acted for the trustee.
STA Law Firm
The property rights may also be lost (except in ownership right) by limitation period
Appleby
New rules mean third-party litigation funding has become acceptable in the Cayman Islands and Hong Kong in certain instances, opening up new investment opportunities for the growing number of hedge fund operating in the space.
Campbells
In a judgment delivered on 18 June 2018, the Privy Council has dismissed the appeal by Emirati businessman Riad Tawfiq Al Sadik against judgments of the Grand Court and the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal ...
Ogier
Ogier has advised NYSE-listed Kennedy-Wilson Holdings, Inc. on its recommended offer for Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate plc.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The BVI Government has enacted a measure which exempts nationals of the People's Republic of China from the need to apply for a visa to visit the BVI for up to six months for business or tourism purposes.
Ogier
The long awaited judgment of the Guernsey Court of Appeal in M v St Annes Trustees has now been handed down.
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