Legal privilege is currently a fast-moving area in common law jurisdictions, including the Cayman Islands. This month, the Cayman Islands Grand Court
COVID-19 is likely to present unprecedented challenges for the insurance industry, across all Iines of business, both domestic and international.
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...
In an important decision in Tiranrui (International) Holding Company Limited v. China Shanshui Cement Group Limited, the Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands clarified the purpose of s.99 of the Companies Law
In Pearson v Primeo  UKPC 3, the Privy Council considered an appeal by a liquidator on the scope of section 112(2) of the Companies Law (2018 Revision) of the Cayman Islands.
Trustees can all too easily find themselves caught up in litigation in another jurisdiction given the increasingly international nature of offshore trusts.
The Privy Council has ruled that Cayman Islands law does
not permit a liquidator of a Cayman Islands based open-ended
investment company in solvent liquidation to rectify the
company's register so as to alter the members' legal
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The Court of Appeal of England and Wales ("EWCA") recently ruled in the case of Philip Barton v Timothy Gwyn-Jones and others.
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 a recent decision of the English Commercial Court, in Alafco Irish Aircraft Leasing Sixteen Ltd v. Hong Kong Airlines Ltd  EWHC 3668 (Comm), it was ordered that costs of proceedings are to be assessed ...
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
In an unreported judgment of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the "Grand Court") In the Matter of HSBC International Trustee Limited v Tan Poh Lee (7 November 2019),...
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.
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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") ...
A recent decision in the UK has held that an email from a solicitor, with an automatically generated footer, was sufficient to satisfy ...
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The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council ("Privy Council") in London, which is the highest appeal court for many Caribbean jurisdictions
The Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands has confirmed that once it has been established that a solvent liquidation will be more "effective", "economic" or "expeditious"…
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.