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Kennedys has promoted ten lawyers to its partnership. Four of those promoted are based in the UK, with six in the US. Kennedys’ worldwide partner count is now 280.
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 has appointed partner Tobin Ashby to its growing corporate insurance, financial regulation and products practice as part of a strategic drive to expand its non-contentious services to the insurance sector.
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, as a British Overseas Territory, is a party to the Hague Convention on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extra-Judicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters (the United Kingdom being the relevant contracting state on behalf of Bermuda, having ratified the Convention on Bermuda’s behalf).
Recent insurer registrations reported by the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) show that Bermuda continues to deliver on its established reputation for finding innovative solutions for capacity shortages.
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.
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.
In November 2019, Bermuda enacted the Incorporated Segregated Accounts Companies Act 2019, a testament to the jurisdiction’s commitment to providing pragmatic solutions to address industry’s evolving needs.
When opportunity knocks: will arbitration become the preferred means for resolving offshore commercial disputes?
The optimists among us look for “silver-linings” in these challenging times. One of these is affirmation of our capacity for innovation and adaptation as individuals and businesses, and our societies have adjusted, and innovated in response to the dramatic restrictions imposed on our way of life.