The Cayman Islands remains a pro-arbitration jurisdiction, with recent court decisions demonstrating the judiciary's readiness to engage with the difficult nexus between arbitration and insol¬vency.
The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands has recently held that where a lacuna existed in the applicable law, the Court's broader supervisory jurisdiction over the administration of estates will be applied to fill any statutory gaps, ...
This chapter covers enforcing foreign arbitral awards in the Cayman Islands, the 2019 Hague Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters, as well as enforcement against digital assets.
1.The Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands has overturned the earlier decision of the Grand Court, thereby allowing the enforcement of a R$92,987,672 ICC ...
In the recent decision of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands In the matter of Global-IP Cayman (unreported, 21 July 2020)
Where a potential judgment debtor in "onshore" proceedings threatens to dissipate its assets, the plaintiff may face a Pyrrhic victory with no assets against which to enforce its judgment.
Ogier has announced that Jeremy Snead has joined the Cayman Dispute Resolution team as partner. Jeremy will head Ogier's new European-based Cayman specialist disputes team...
In a significant judgment delivered on 23 April 2020, the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal allowed an appeal against a 2019 decision of the Grand Court to stay a ‘just and equitable' winding up petition on the grounds that ...
The Cayman Islands' Grand Court has settled a long-standing controversy which has plagued those injured in road traffic accidents over many years.
In a comprehensive judgment published on 23 April 2020, the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal, comprising Moses JA, Martin JA and Rix JA...
Parties should usually, with the help of their legal teams, be able to resolve their dispute without the cost and court time associated with a trial being incurred.
As governments and economies respond to the macroeconomic impact of the latest global pandemic COVID-19, so too companies and individuals must respond to the microeconomic impact, ...
The appeal was in relation to an application for declaratory relief to the effect that Palladyne had not been validly removed.
Legal privilege is currently a fast-moving area in common law jurisdictions, including the Cayman Islands. This month, the Cayman Islands Grand Court
During these difficult times, as the COVID-19 outbreak continues to disrupt our daily lives, health and safety is paramount.
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.
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
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