Mondaq All Regions - Cayman Islands: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
Appleby
Anna Snead and Jeremy Walton co-authored the Cayman Islands chapter in this guide, published in June 2017.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
On the contrary, third party litigation funding may promote access to justice and have a role to play in the modern justice system.
Ogier
In a recent landmark decision of the Grand Court in A Company and A Funder...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
In the matter of Pacific Harbor Asia Fund I, Ltd (In Official Liquidation) the Grand Court appointed joint official liquidators from different firms due to the differing opinions of various stakeholders...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
It is well settled that the Cayman Court's power to order the winding up of a Company is discretionary, section 92 of the Companies Law (2013 Revision) providing that ‘A company may be wound up by the Court if …'.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
In late 2008, RMF Market Neutral Strategies (Master) Limited ("RMF") sought to cash in its investments in DD Growth Premium 2X Fund (In Official Liquidation) (the "Company"), a feeder fund incorporated in the Cayman Islands, ...
Maples and Calder
Unless the tribunal directs otherwise, its award carries interest from the date of the award at the same rate as a judgment debt.
HSM Chambers
A non-resident plaintiff in the Cayman Islands may be required by the Court to post security for a potential adverse costs award in favour of the defendant.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
If at the Court Meetings the creditors vote to approve the scheme, the Court must then consider whether it is appropriate to sanction the scheme.
Carey Olsen
Partners from our dispute resolution and litigation practice have drafted the Cayman Islands chapter of PLC's dispute resolution and litigation guide.
Appleby
A Cayman fund that was "to a very substantial degree, the author of its own misfortune" has lost its USD 2 billion suit to recover Madoff related losses from its custodian and administrator.
Appleby
The primary sources of arbitration law in the Cayman Islands are the Arbitration Law, 2012 and the Foreign Arbitral Awards Enforcement Law (1997 Revision), which gives effect to the Convention on ...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
In Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd (unreported 26 January 2017) the Honourable Justice Quin held that the Grand Court had power to order an interim payment to be made by the Company to dissenters...
Campbells
In a novel judgment of Mr Justice McMillan delivered on 1 August 2017, the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands awarded costs against non-parties that did not fund or control the proceedings in issue.
Campbells
Anecdotally, there has been a marked increase recently in the use of arbitration as a means by which to resolve commercial disputes in the Cayman Islands.
Walkers
As such, Mangatal J. confirmed that "the circumstances of the case warrant the Court granting orders in relation to the appointment of a forensic expert to carry out a forensic audit.
Maples and Calder
The Cayman Islands is a British overseas territory with an English-style common law legal system that comprises statute law and binding case precedents.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Herald's position was that all investors who were unpaid on 12 December 2008 rank as ordinary shareholders and should therefore be paid pari passu.
KRYS Global
Kenneth Krys and Charlotte Caulfield secured a further victory in their long-running litigation with US hedge-fund Farnum Place LLC before the US Second Circuit of Appeals.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
While it is a relatively rare occurrence, circumstances can arise in the life of a trust that lead a trustee to the view that its hands are effectively tied and which potentially put the proper...
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Conyers Dill & Pearman
It is well settled that the Cayman Court's power to order the winding up of a Company is discretionary, section 92 of the Companies Law (2013 Revision) providing that ‘A company may be wound up by the Court if …'.
Ogier
In a recent landmark decision of the Grand Court in A Company and A Funder...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
In the matter of Pacific Harbor Asia Fund I, Ltd (In Official Liquidation) the Grand Court appointed joint official liquidators from different firms due to the differing opinions of various stakeholders...
Appleby
Anna Snead and Jeremy Walton co-authored the Cayman Islands chapter in this guide, published in June 2017.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
On the contrary, third party litigation funding may promote access to justice and have a role to play in the modern justice system.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Obtaining authorised access to confidential documents in offshore jurisdictions is, in some circles at least, the holy grail of information gathering.
Mourant Ozannes
Judicial review allows applicants with sufficient interest in a decision or action by a public body to ask the Grand Court (the Court) to review the lawfulness.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal ruled that using liquidators' powers to obtain extra territorial non-party disclosure was outside the reach of the Cayman Islands Companies Law (2013 Revision).
HSM Chambers
A non-resident plaintiff in the Cayman Islands may be required by the Court to post security for a potential adverse costs award in favour of the defendant.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
In late 2008, RMF Market Neutral Strategies (Master) Limited ("RMF") sought to cash in its investments in DD Growth Premium 2X Fund (In Official Liquidation) (the "Company"), a feeder fund incorporated in the Cayman Islands, ...
McGrath Tonner
This long-running case was taken on by Samson & McGrath 4 years ago and we are happy to bring the case to a successful conclusion. The award is an important and life changing settlement for our client.
Maples and Calder
Unless the tribunal directs otherwise, its award carries interest from the date of the award at the same rate as a judgment debt.
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