Norwich Pharmacal Orders against service providers in Cyprus in aid of execution of a judgment issued abroad – recent court judgment provides guidance | Karamanolis & Karamanolis LLC

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In recent years it has become more and more common for service providers in Cyprus, acting either as nominee directors, nominee shareholders or trustees of clients, to be the recipients of applications for the issue of disclosure orders against them in aid of foreign proceedings that are pending or will be initiated in the future …

I want to break free: opting out of class litigation | MoloLamken

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  Conventional wisdom tells us there is ‘power in numbers’, but that is not always true in litigation. While class actions are a powerful tool – particularly where damages to each injured party are relatively small – they can also be cumbersome. Class-action proceedings can take years to wind themselves through United States courts. The …

The power to appoint an administrator under the 2015 Insolvency Act | Oraro & Company Advocates

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Introduction – The Insolvency Act 2015 Prior to the enactment of the Insolvency Act, No. 18 of 2015 (IA 2015) corporate insolvency in Kenya was governed by the repealed Companies Act (Cap. 486 of the Laws of Kenya), as read in conjunction with certain provisions of the repealed Bankruptcy Act of Kenya (Cap. 53 of …

A new environment of disputes? | Clyde & Co

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The last 18 months have seen major disruption to the way we live and work as a direct result of the pandemic, the full impact of which is still working its way through global systems.

Class dismissed: the future of group litigation in the UAE | Charles Russell Speechlys

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Once the preserve and a staple of US litigation, in recent years class action claims have gained traction in the English courts across a wide variety of sectors. Recent disputes have involved securities and shareholder litigation against financial institutions like RBS and Lloyds/HBOS, claims against large companies such as Tesco, actions arising out of breaches …

A guide to litigating contracts in New Zealand | Russell McVeagh

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Earlier this year, New Zealand’s highest court issued a decision clarifying when and how evidence of parties’ dealings will be admissible to support arguments before the courts on contractual interpretation. The decision signals a departure from the New Zealand approach to date and the approaches in a number of other Commonwealth jurisdictions, in particular the …