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Bedell Cristin
The Royal Court of Guernsey has jurisdiction to grant freezing injunctions in support of domestic and international proceedings, both before and after judgment.
Bedell Cristin
In modern cross-border litigation it is often absolutely critical to be able to secure evidence and to identify assets in advance of commencing a legal claim.
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 It replaces the previous legislation from 1982 which was widely considered to be outdated and inefficient...
Bedell Cristin
The presumption in Guernsey is that justice must be done in public.
Carey Olsen
As a trustee, the issue of whether a particular decision is "momentous" is often clear, as is the need to apply to court for its blessing of that decision. However, there are many circumstances where the position is less clear, or where there are complicating factors which make the decision more complex.
Carey Olsen
Carey Olsen is acting for Hadley Chilton and John Greenwood (Baker Tilly), joint liquidators of a number of BVI hedge funds, against a US Court-appointed receiver and Bahamian liquidators of certain BC Capital entities over claims in the Guernsey Royal Court regarding substantial assets held by EFG Private Bank (Channel Islands) Limited.
Carey Olsen
Guernsey continues to see a steady stream of disputes being referred to arbitration as an alternative method of dispute resolution.
Carey Olsen
A creditor owed money by a debtor who is owed money in turn by a Jersey company can get a court order for payment from the Jersey company direct to the creditor.
Carey Olsen
The Royal Court of Guernsey has issued a Practice Direction pertaining to the information required when applying for the appointment of an administrator or liquidator in Guernsey.
Bedell Cristin
This briefing is intended to provide a high-level overview of how one brings proceedings and for the sake of simplicity this note will cover proceedings in Guernsey alone.
Carey Olsen
The Royal Court has clarified for the first time the application of the Royal Court Civil Rules in relation to the use of the summary determination and judgment procedure in interpleader actions.
Carey Olsen
Carey Olsen's Guernsey litigation team achieved success in an application before the Royal Court of Guernsey recently in what is believed to be a first application of its kind to be determined in this jurisdiction.
Carey Olsen
This article focuses on the judgments delivered in June and October 2014 by the Guernsey Court of Appeal in the long-running Tchenguiz litigation.
Carey Olsen
The Court of Appeal of Guernsey has overturned a decision holding the Guernsey based former trustees of a Jersey law trust personally liable to repay debts.
Carey Olsen
The Royal Court of Guernsey gives important guidance to trustees on the decision-making process when reaching a "momentous decision".
Carey Olsen
Those in the data hosting industry may wish to revisit their contractual arrangements in view of a recent Court of Appeal decision in England.
Collas Crill Guernsey
At the end of May the Supreme Court in England heard arguments on one of the most important decisions it could be asked to make in English insolvency law in recent years.
Appleby
Whilst much of Guernsey’s Royal Court procedure is generally based on principles which are similar to those adopted in England, it is important to note that Guernsey is a separate jurisdiction with its own specific laws and rules.
Bachmann Trust Company Limited
Carey Olsen
Serving foreign proceedings on Russian defendants in Russia under the Hague Convention is often problematic and time-consuming.
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Bedell Cristin
In modern cross-border litigation it is often absolutely critical to be able to secure evidence and to identify assets in advance of commencing a legal claim.
Bedell Cristin
The Royal Court of Guernsey has jurisdiction to grant freezing injunctions in support of domestic and international proceedings, both before and after judgment.
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...
Carey Olsen
Guernsey continues to see a steady stream of disputes being referred to arbitration as an alternative method of dispute resolution.
Bedell Cristin
This briefing is intended to provide a high-level overview of how one brings proceedings and for the sake of simplicity this note will cover proceedings in Guernsey alone.
Carey Olsen
The Royal Court has clarified for the first time the application of the Royal Court Civil Rules in relation to the use of the summary determination and judgment procedure in interpleader actions.
Carey Olsen
The Royal Court of Guernsey has issued a Practice Direction pertaining to the information required when applying for the appointment of an administrator or liquidator in Guernsey.
Bedell Cristin
The presumption in Guernsey is that justice must be done in public.
Carey Olsen
A creditor owed money by a debtor who is owed money in turn by a Jersey company can get a court order for payment from the Jersey company direct to the creditor.
Carey Olsen
Carey Olsen is acting for Hadley Chilton and John Greenwood (Baker Tilly), joint liquidators of a number of BVI hedge funds, against a US Court-appointed receiver and Bahamian liquidators of certain BC Capital entities over claims in the Guernsey Royal Court regarding substantial assets held by EFG Private Bank (Channel Islands) Limited.
Carey Olsen
As a trustee, the issue of whether a particular decision is "momentous" is often clear, as is the need to apply to court for its blessing of that decision. However, there are many circumstances where the position is less clear, or where there are complicating factors which make the decision more complex.
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