Ghassan El Daye writes in The Oath on a milestone ruling in arbitration proceedings Qatar
Ghassan El Daye has written for The Oath on a milestone ruling in arbitration proceedings in Qatar and discusses its implications for public order concepts, the jurisdiction of courts and the merits for annulment of an arbitration awards. Read more below (subscription required).
A Little Help from My Friends? New Measures on Assistance in the Collection of UK Taxes in Guernsey and the Isle of Man
An important development for individual taxpayers, trust companies and other professional services providers.
Charles Russell Speechlys successfully upholds record breaking judgment on appeal in multi-billion dollar fraud trial
The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal against the firm's clients in one of the world's largest fraud cases.
Patrick Gearon FCIArb
Patrick Gearon, Peter Smith and James Colautti write for In-House Lawyer Magazine on the future of group litigation in the UAE
There are numerous areas of law and sectors where class action or group litigation in the UAE may crystallise in the near future.
Gareth Mills, Georgina Munnik and Sam Saunders write for International Comparative Legal Guide - Telecoms, Media & Internet
The chapter covers common issues in Bahrain's telecoms, media & internet laws and regulations.
Ghassan El Daye
Ghassan El Daye quoted by Khaleej Times on the UAE’s new cybercrime law
Under the cybercrime law, publishing and sharing fake news on social media can result in a fine of Dh100,000 and one-year jail sentence.
Patrick Gearon FCIArb
Patrick Gearon, Georgina Munnik and Sam Saunders write for Lexology's Getting The Deal Through on the enforcement of foreign judgments in Bahrain
Bahrain is a signatory to a number of bilateral and multilateral reciprocal recognition treaties.
Arbitration agreements: governing law clarified and NOM clauses show their bite
Sam and Simon look at the recent developments concerning how the English courts will determine the governing law of arbitration agreements.
Samuel Jenkins and Simon Heatley write for Practical Law Magazine on the Supreme Court’s decision in Kabab-Ji SAL v Kout Food Group
The Supreme Court decision provides clarity on how the English courts will determine the governing law of arbitration agreements.
Piers Master and Peter Smith write for eprivateclient on tailoring arbitration for family offices
The advantages of arbitration over litigation as a form of dispute resolution are well-known.
Charles Russell Speechlys named in Global Restructuring Review’s GRR 100 2021
Restructuring and Insolvency team ranked in Global Restructuring Review
Patrick Gearon FCIArb
Patrick Gearon, Sara Sheffield and Peter Smith write for Lexology Getting The Deal Through on enforcement of foreign judgments in the United Arab Emirates
A quick reference guide enabling side-by-side comparison of local insights into relevant treaties, conventions and other sources of law.
Judicial Review Reform
Judicial review is a mechanism available to various interested parties to challenge the legality of decision made by a public body.
Privy Council confirms ability of courts to grant freezing injunctions in aid of foreign proceedings – but beware the minority report
Georgina looks at the landmark Privy Council judgment on freezing and interim injunctions
PSV 1982 Limited v Langdon: A Warning for Directors in Breach of Section 216 Insolvency Act 1986
Georgina takes a look at PSV 1982 Limited v Langdon
Playing fast and loose with justice: estoppel by conduct
Ben and Simon look at La Micro Group (UK) Ltd and another v La Micro Group Inc and others and its impact on estoppel
Lloyd v Google – Supreme Court to deliver judgment tomorrow (on 10 November 2021) – a reminder of the issues at stake
Ben Moore and Simon Heatley write for the Practical Law Dispute Resolution Blog on the potential for estoppel to arise based on the conduct of a party in litigation
The potential for estoppel to arise based on the conduct of a party in litigation is well established in the law of England and Wales.
Black Swans freezing in BVI but not migrating
No service-out gateway for BVI Black Swan injunctions, but so what?
Gareth Mills, Georgina Munnik and Thomas Catto write for The Technology Disputes Law Review on Bahrain's technology laws
Bahrain continues to be a regional HUB for ICT and technology innovation.