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Kennedys Law LLP
In a dispute between a beneficiary and a trustee, access to legal advice received by the trustee can be of paramount importance to the beneficiary's efforts to impeach the trustee's conduct.
Appleby
Commencing a claim in a court of summary jurisdiction, also known as the Magistrates' Court, is a relatively straightforward process.
Kennedys Law LLP
The enforcing party (CAT) argued that, having taken this approach, Priosma had forfeited its right to reargue the point before the Bermuda Court.
Carey Olsen
In a judgment handed down on 3 September 2019 in the case of Cat.SA v Priosma Limited¹, the Bermuda Supreme Court
Conyers
The Court of Appeal strongly disagreed with this logic and ordered that the appeal should in any event be public.
Carey Olsen
The Chief Justice of Bermuda has handed down an important decision dealing with the power of the court to intervene
Conyers
Bermuda is a self-governing colony; its head of state is the head of state of the United Kingdom. Bermuda has a written constitution which has been in operation since 21 February 1968.
Walkers
In its Summons, the Defendant Company had sought orders pursuant to Order 18, Rule 19(1) of the RSC that the entirety of the Plaintiff's claims against it should be struck out,
Appleby
With the holiday season fast approaching and with it the obligatory work related holiday parties, a recent ruling in the UK regarding the vicarious liability of an employer in respect of an injury...
Appleby
From 9 July 2018, derivative actions commenced in Bermuda may not be continued without leave from the Supreme Court.
Kennedys Law LLP
The Rules of the Supreme Court of Bermuda 1985 do not yet contain any detailed rules, practice direction, or guidance specifically dealing with electronic discovery.
Appleby
Best Value For Money Contingency Fees?
Kennedys Law LLP
2018 has already seen a number of important judicial appointments, and retirements, at the courts of the major offshore financial centres. The new appointments, however, contain many familiar names.
Canterbury Law Limited
The judgment creditor in Bermuda can seek final judgment in Bermuda by way of Bermuda's summary judgment procedure, a faster procedure than the normal trial process.
Conyers
The 2009 Act had dis-applied the Rule for all trusts established after 1 August 2009, except trusts owning real property in Bermuda.
MJM Limited
The security for costs was not posted and the appeal was dismissed.
Conyers
The Supreme Court of Bermuda (Kawaley CJ) handed down a decision revisiting the existing practice of hearing applications to restructure Bermuda law trusts in private when appropriate.
Conyers
Bermuda, a leading offshore commercial centre, does not currently have any modern, express statutory provisions relating to recognition and assistance to foreign officeholders.
Walkers
In a first of its kind for Bermuda, Taylors successfully obtained an anti-suit injunction preventing a foreign arbitration, in favour of Bermuda Court proceedings.
Appleby
It is once again time for Appleby's round-up of significant decisions handed down by the courts of our various jurisdictions in the preceding year.
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Conyers
The Court of Appeal strongly disagreed with this logic and ordered that the appeal should in any event be public.
Carey Olsen
The Chief Justice of Bermuda has handed down an important decision dealing with the power of the court to intervene
Appleby
Best Value For Money Contingency Fees?
Conyers
Bermuda is a self-governing colony; its head of state is the head of state of the United Kingdom. Bermuda has a written constitution which has been in operation since 21 February 1968.
Appleby
From 9 July 2018, derivative actions commenced in Bermuda may not be continued without leave from the Supreme Court.
Conyers
Bermuda, a leading offshore commercial centre, does not currently have any modern, express statutory provisions relating to recognition and assistance to foreign officeholders.
Walkers
In its Summons, the Defendant Company had sought orders pursuant to Order 18, Rule 19(1) of the RSC that the entirety of the Plaintiff's claims against it should be struck out,
Conyers
The 2009 Act had dis-applied the Rule for all trusts established after 1 August 2009, except trusts owning real property in Bermuda.
Kennedys Law LLP
The Rules of the Supreme Court of Bermuda 1985 do not yet contain any detailed rules, practice direction, or guidance specifically dealing with electronic discovery.
Appleby
With the holiday season fast approaching and with it the obligatory work related holiday parties, a recent ruling in the UK regarding the vicarious liability of an employer in respect of an injury...
Canterbury Law Limited
The judgment creditor in Bermuda can seek final judgment in Bermuda by way of Bermuda's summary judgment procedure, a faster procedure than the normal trial process.
Appleby
It is once again time for Appleby's round-up of significant decisions handed down by the courts of our various jurisdictions in the preceding year.
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