Legal privilege is currently a fast-moving area in common law jurisdictions, including the Cayman Islands. This month, the Cayman Islands Grand Court
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The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has provided much needed clarification of the test for validating certain transactions by companies that are subject to a winding up petition...
Enforcement of an award shall not be refused except in the circumstances set out above.
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The Capacity and Self-Determination (Jersey) Law 2016 had its first birthday recently and it has already been examined in several cases before the Royal Court.
The Board of the Privy Council (Board) recently handed down its decision in Shanda Games, a case involving the determination of "fair value" of shares pursuant to s.2i38...
In HML PM Ltd v. Canary Riverside Estate Management Ltd and another EWHC,  3496 (QB) the High Court dismissed an application for an interim injunction to restrain defendants from using allegedly
This article looks at the policy rationale behind both decisions and analyses the current state of the law in respect of this critically-important area of legal practice.
As has been widely reported, the litigation funding landscape in the Cayman Islands is changing to keep pace with the UK, Australia and other common law jurisdictions.
The Cayman Islands continues to enhance its reputation as a pro-arbitration jurisdiction, with recent court decisions affirming the judiciary's
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The decision of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands earlier this year in ArcelorMittal USA LLC v Essar Global Fund Limited & Anor re-examines Norwich Pharmacal Orders (NPO)...
The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the "Court") has sanctioned a proposal enabling the Joint Official Liquidators ("JOLs") of Saad Investments Company Limited ("SICL") ...
The Cayman Islands has long had a developed arbitration framework providing for the recognition and enforcement of international arbitration awards.
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The English High Court ("Court") has found that an arbitrator could consider a letter containing an offer of settlement but not expressly marked "Without prejudice"...
In an unreported judgment of the Civil Division of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands dated 26 August 2019, Mrs Justice Mangatal has provided some helpful clarification.
The August 2019 judgment of Kawaley J, sitting in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the "Grand Court"), in Riad Tawfiq Al Sadik v Investcorp Bank B.S.C & Ors (FSD 47 of 2009) has provided litigants with judicial guidance.
The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, per Kawaley J, has handed down an important decision in respect of the recovery of costs and damages pertaining to an anti-suit injunction
Walkers successfully represented the appellant in a recent BVI appeal, in which the Court of Appeal overturned the decision to appoint a receiver over a BVI company owned by the appellant.
In a Judgment delivered on 2 July 2019, the Grand Court dismissed the Plaintiff's application to amend his pleading and granted summary judgment in favour of DMS
Singularis had originally lacked sufficient funds to meet the costs of bringing this claim against Daiwa; its only substantial assets being those it was pursuing by way of litigation.