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Costs application for garnishee order – application adjourned generally with liberty to restore – costs of abandoned application – application adjourned generally with liberty to restore-enforcement of foreign arbitral award
FSD – Bankruptcy – jurisdiction-whether requirements of residence met- whether acts of bankruptcy committed-whether service requirements meet minimum requirements of justice under Bill of Rights and/or at common law-filling gaps in Bankruptcy Rules-Bankruptcy Law (1997 revision)-Grand Court (Bankruptcy) rules 1977 (as amended)- Grand Court Law, section 18 (2)
Appraisal of fair value of shares- appropriate valuation method- whether market value or discounted cash flow analysis is appropriate valuation methodology – efficiency of market in the Company’s shares
Application by petitioner to wind up company on the basis of insolvency and inability to pay – related Hong Kong insolvency proceedings- application to adjourn pending judgment in Hong Kong proceedings
Personal injuries claim-defendant’s application to strike-out plaintiff’s action for abuse of process-plaintiff’s application for summary judgment- GCR Orders 14, 14A and 18-case management-overriding objective-importance of parties assisting the court to achieve the overriding objective-importance of civility between opposing counsel-costs implications-GCR Order 62 rules 4,11 and 12.
Family Division – Application to vary consent ancillary relief order – periodical payments for children – Court’s duty when approving consent order – Judge has a wide discretion to make appropriate order for benefit of children
Civil Law – Judicial Review – the Cayman Islands Constitution Order 2009- The constitutional right to a fair and effective vote in a people- initiated referendum- Compatibility of the Referendum ( People Initiated Referendum Regarding the Port) Law 2019 with s.70 of the Constitution
Administrative Law – public officers- dismissal -if dismissal void remains public and pensionable office -damages to be assessed by reference to salary and pension lost- No duty on public officer to mitigate loss by seeking or accepting alternative employment while remains public officer after invalid dismissal
CICA (CIVIL) APPEAL NO 31 OF 2019 (FORMERLY FSD 161 OF 2018 (IMJ))
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