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Arbitration trumps: Bermuda court confirms pro-arbitration approach
If litigation proceedings are commenced in breach of a valid and enforceable agreement to arbitrate, how soon in the proceedings does a defendant need to seek a stay of the litigation?
The Supreme Court of Bermuda recently considered this question in Shelly Hall Properties v Warren  SC (Bda) 101.
The rise of international arbitration and a comparison of arbitration procedures in the USA, England and Wales, Bermuda and Canada
Arbitration as a means of resolving international commercial disputes has grown in popularity in recent years as reflected by the reported rise in arbitration filings of more than 3% a year from 2010 to 2019 and a spike of 9.9% in 2020, based on data from international arbitration institutions.
A quick reference guide to arbitration procedures in the USA, England and Wales, Bermuda and Canada
A quick reference guide to arbitration procedures in the USA, England, Bermuda and Canada
Kennedys finds (re)insurers’ changing underwriting practices key to net zero transition
Today we announced the launch of our in-depth report, 'Rewriting the risk: Addressing the challenges of climate change', which finds that the underwriting practices of (re)insurers are a major catalyst for change among businesses in the ongoing climate crisis.
Rewriting the risk: Addressing the challenge of climate change
Our latest global report finds that the insurance industry has a central role in building wider understanding about climate-related risks and in mitigating against those risks.
Bermuda: International Arbitration 2021
This article first appeared in The ICLG to: International Arbitration Laws and Regulations, which covers common issues in international arbitration laws and regulations - including arbitration agreements, governing legislation, choice of law rules, selection of arbitral tribunal, preliminary relief and interim measures - in 36 jurisdictions.
Bermuda: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments 2021
This chapter covers common issues in enforcement of foreign judgments, laws and regulations through the detailing of the general enforcement regime, enforcement regime applicable to judgments from certain countries, and methods of enforcement in 25 jurisdictions.
Kennedys duo set to strengthen Middle East capabilities
Kennedys has announced that partners Victoria Clucas and Bill Evans have moved from London to Dubai as part of the firm’s plans to strengthen its capabilities across the Gulf and Middle East region.
Bermuda: Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2020
Mark Chudleigh and Lewis Preston author the Bermuda chapter in Global Legal Insights: Litigation & Dispute Resolution 2020, which covers key topics including efficiency and integrity, injuctions, cross-border issues, disclosure and privilege, costs and funding, settlement and mediation, and arbitration and expert determination - in 24 jurisdictions.
Bermuda: International Arbitration 2020
Mark Chudleigh and Laura Williamson author the Bermuda chapter in the 2019 ICLG to: International Arbitration Laws and Regulations, a guide which covers common issues in international arbitration laws and regulations - including arbitration agreements, governing legislation, choice of law rules, selection of arbitral tribunal, preliminary relief and interim measures - in 34 jurisdictions.