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    DescriptionThe global economic downturn has led to increased commercial litigation and insolvency proceedings in financial centres across the world. As a result, there has been a growing need to seek the assistance of courts in offshore jurisdictions where significant assets and/or evidence are likely to be found. Informed judgements must be made about what rules of law and practice govern the relevant judicial cooperation regimes, both by lawyers who manage litigation onshore concerning assets or evidence located offshore, and by offshore lawyers asked to advise their onshore counterparts. Although geographically small, the British territories of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man are well established international financial centres. These six commercially significant jurisdictions are home to a vast array of commercial entities which conduct business throughout the world. There is growing concern over how the courts of these jurisdictions will cooperate with courts in other centres of commerce in responding to letters of request, enforcing foreign judgments, or assisting foreign liquidators. This book is the only publication to provide a detailed explanation of the law and practice in each of these six British territories and how each approaches the judicial cooperation issues of obtaining evidence for use in foreign proceedings, enforcing foreign judgments, and cross-border insolvency. It is edited by a commercial judge and two experienced commercial litigators with contributions from experts in each jurisdiction, all written from the perspective of the practitioner.


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    Title
    Cross-Border Judicial Cooperation in Offshore Litigation
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Ian Kawaley, Edited by Andrew Bolton, Edited by Robin Mayor
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 309
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 654 g
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780854900435
    ISBN 10: 0854900438
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: LAW
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S5.4
    BIC subject category V2: LNAC
    BISAC V2.8: LAW012000
    DC22: 340.9
    BISAC V2.8: LAW051000
    BIC subject category V2: LBHT
    BISAC V2.8: LAW006000
    Publisher
    Wildy, Simmonds and Hill Publishing
    Imprint name
    Wildy, Simmonds and Hill Publishing
    Publication date
    01 September 2009
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Ian Kawaley is a Commercial Court Judge in Bermuda Andrew Bolton is a Partner with Appleby and head of the firm's litigation and insolvency practice Robin Mayor is a Partner with Conyers Dill & Pearman in Bermuda
    Review quote
    ... the work will be of interest to practitioners involved with the conduct of proceedings and litigation as well as those interested in comparative law in the insolvency context. It will also prove of immense benefit to those in charge of courts keen to ascertain trends in judicial practice in other similar jurisdictions. -- Paul J Omar