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O'Neal Webster
There is no dispute that the 2017 hard-opening of the new 'state of the art' British Virgin Islands International Arbitration Centre signals the BVI's intent to become the leading arbitral and dispute...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
In the second of two articles evaluating the BVI courts' recent approach to the recovery of foreign lawyers' fees under adverse costs orders in commercial litigation, Tameka Davis, counsel at Conyers, Dill & Pearman in the British Virgin Islands, ...
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...
Campbells
In Batista, the Grand Court has clarified that the scope of the statutory jurisdiction to grant a freezing order in support of foreign proceedings may extend to a person outside the jurisdiction...
Michael Chambers & Co
Furthermore, a breach of an injunction constitutes a contempt of Court which is punishable by either penalty or imprisonment or both.
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC
On September 4 2015 Lukoil Mid-East Limited filed an application with the Nicosia District Court for the recognition and enforcement in Cyprus of a September 3 2015 London Court of...
Andreas M. Mylonas & Co LLC
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Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC
A Tort is a civil wrong that causes someone to suffer loss or harm.
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC
In the recent Supreme Court case Intersputnik International Organization of Space Communications v Alrena Investments Limited, the appellants challenged the first-instance court judgment ...
Orrick
Hong Kong has traditionally been reluctant to allow claimants' legal costs to be paid by third parties who have no direct legitimate interest in the outcome of the dispute.
Clyde & Co
The Hong Kong Legislative Council has passed amendments to the Arbitration Ordinance to permit third party funding of arbitration in Hong Kong.
Dillon Eustace
Of particular interest is the analysis of the level of discount applied for the use of the Offer of Amends procedure set out in the Defamation Act 2009
Baker & Partners
The High Court has recently restricted the ability to rely on privilege. Although SFO -v- ENRC is an English authority, Jersey generally follows English principles of privilege.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The UAE is a global business hub and it consistently attracts investments from across the world with its favorable business conditions.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
It is fair to say that last year's revision of Article 257 of the Penal Code has sent ripples throughout the arbitration community that are still felt, seven months later.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
On 20 March 2017, the DIFC Court of Appeals issued a precedent in its judgment in Frontline Development Partners Limited v Asif Hakim Adil [2016], DIFC Case No. 006/2016.
Expatriate Law
Is Dubai a safe haven for errant husbands to avoid paying maintenance or capital orders to their former spouse?
STA Law Firm
Liability is a billion-dollar word. Legally, socially and morally, all actions are subject to and governed by a sense of moderation.
Hassan Elhais
I was involved in a traffic accident that resulted in injury. It was referred to the traffic court and the other driver was sentenced.
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Furthermore, a breach of an injunction constitutes a contempt of Court which is punishable by either penalty or imprisonment or both.
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In a recent decision, the Royal Court of Guernsey considered whether to set aside a distribution on the grounds of equitable mistake where that mistake led to adverse UK tax consequences.
Baker & Partners
The decision of the Royal Court in Hong Kong Foods Limited and Another v Robin Hood Curry Limited and Another has brought much needed clarity to the law on misrepresentation...
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.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
It is fair to say that last year's revision of Article 257 of the Penal Code has sent ripples throughout the arbitration community that are still felt, seven months later.
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