Mondaq Offshore: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Minority shareholders angry with the conduct of their company have limited rights of redress other than to sell their shares for whatever price they can get.
This case, decided in March 2017, represents a fundamental protection for those who invest in or hold interests in the BVI.
In an unreported Judgment, Justice Kaye QC reaffirmed the principles by which the Court would order Norwich Pharmacal relief.
Soteris Pittas & Co LLC
Minister of Justice, Mr. Ionas Nicolaou and Members of Supreme Court had decided for the Commercial Court to be set up and become operational from the beginning of 2018.
P. N. Kourtellos & Associates LLC
The request for issue of interim injunction cannot be considered as a substantive claim under Cyprus Civil Procedure Rules.
P. N. Kourtellos & Associates LLC
Cyprus Courts have jurisdiction to issue stand-alone injunctions in aid of Court proceedings, pending before Courts of Member States of EU (except Denmark) pursuant to Regulation...
Giambrone has launched a three pronged attack on Banc de Binary and Options FM Group in an attempt to retrieve the funds lost by our clients to these organisations.
Bedell Cristin
This much anticipated Law came into force on 12 December 2016. It replaces the previous legislation from 1982 which was widely considered to be outdated and inefficient...
Dillon Eustace
The recent decision of the High Court in Dardis v Poplovka [2017] IEHC 249 highlights the fact that while costs generally follow the event the court can look behind the rule and exercise its discretion...
Dillon Eustace
On 28 March 2017 the President of the High Court issued a new practice direction.
Dillon Eustace
The Court of Appeal has published its decision in SPV Optimal Osus Limited v HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Ireland) Limited & Others (Unreported, Court of Appeal, 2 March 2017)...
Bedell Cristin
Historically, parties in Guernsey have been reluctant to use arbitration as a means of resolving a dispute, largely due to perceived shortcomings in the previous 1982 legislation.
Mamo TCV Advocates
The Maltese Arbitration Act was meant inter alia to confirm in general the supremacy of the will of the parties to a contract containing an arbitration clause, to choose arbitration to the exclusion of ordinary courts
Hassan Elhais
While I was driving on a motorway in Dubai, a man hit my car from behind and I had to be taken to hospital.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The United Arab Emirates (the "UAE") is a constitutional federation established in 1971 and composed of seven Emirates- Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Quwain, Ajman and Fujairah.
Fenwick Elliott LLP
There is no doubt that the UAE has been steadily establishing itself as a global arbitration centre by developing the Dubai International Arbitration Centre ("DIAC") , Dubai International Financial Centre–London Court of International Arbitration ("DIFC–LCIA") and the Abu Dhabi Commercial Conciliation and Arbitration Centre amongst others.
Hassan Elhais
bought real estate units but the developer has not built them and did not deliver under the terms and conditions of the contract.
Hassan Elhais
A member of my family was working for a company and he forwarded confidential information to a third party.
Clyde & Co
An interesting new law has been issued by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid the Ruler of Dubai (Dubai Law No. 1 of 2017 – the "Law") which allows the public prosecutor to issue a criminal order...
FIDIC has now published the 5th Edition of its Client/Consultant Model Services Agreement (the White Book).
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Fenwick Elliott LLP
Jurisdiction in Dubai comprises the local United Arab Emirates (UAE) or "local" courts and the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) court or the "offshore" court. One of the principal differences between the two jurisdictions is the legal system.
Our latest Appleby report provides a 2016 snapshot of the petition filings and resultant court orders in respect of distressed companies in six offshore jurisdictions.
Maples and Calder
The Cayman Islands Grand Court has delivered its ruling in Re Shanda Games Limited (FSD 14 of 2016, 25 April 2017, Segal J).
For the first time in around 40 years, Jersey's Viscount looks likely to be recognised by the English High Court to administer a major cross-border insolvency case.
The BVI International Arbitration Centre opened on 16 November 2016 and the BVI IAC Rules came into force on the same date giving full force to the Arbitration Act 2013 effective as of 1 October 2014 in the British Virgin Islands.
Baker & Partners
The FCA has won a crucial legal victory after the Supreme Court ruled that it had not wrongfully identified a former senior banker at JP Morgan blamed for the American Bank's "London Whale" trading scandal.
Cayman Islands trust law is based on a body of English law which has developed over many hundreds of years.
Hassan Elhais
I have a small company that delivers goods to clients. I signed a contract with another company but they breached the terms of the contract.
A fundamental principle of arbitration is that the arbitral tribunal acts fairly and impartially in arriving at its award.
Dillon Eustace
On 28 March 2017 the President of the High Court issued a new practice direction.
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