“O’Neill & Woloniecki’s “The Law of Reinsurance” (3rd Ed. Sweet & Maxwell)”

The Law of Reinsurance in England and Bermuda First Edition was Awarded the 1998 British Insurance Law Association Book Prize “Ultimately the law of reinsurance is concerned with giving effect to the wording of contracts that the parties have agreed, … Continue reading

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The Law of Reinsurance in England and Bermuda – October 2010

Synopsis: The Law of Reinsurance in England and Bermuda delivers comprehensive analysis of the law and practice of reinsurance in England & Wales and Bermuda. It provides an in depth statement and discussion of reinsurance law in the context of its … Continue reading

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Arbitration

Enforcement of agreement to arbitrate – anti-suit injunction – stay of proceedings – whether Bermuda court had jurisdiction to restrain foreign legal proceedings brought in breach of arbitration agreement – whether seat of arbitation Bermuda – Skandia International Insurance Co. … Continue reading

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Company Law

Annual General Meeting – Members – whether persons who were not Members of the Company entitled to attend Meeting – whether directors entitled to exclude from the Meeting persons who were not Members of the Company without putting question to … Continue reading

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Costs

First Atlantic Commerce Ltd v The Bank of Bermuda Ltd [2007] Bda LR 4 – construction – security for costs – re-re-re-amend Statement of Claim – application for disclosure – whether split trial should be ordered – estoppel First Atlantic … Continue reading

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Enforcement

Georgia Technologies Ltd. v NTI Resources Ltd. [1996] Bda LR 73 – specific performance – appropriate forum – summary judgment – stay of proceedings Imperial Hotel Company Limited v Bermuda Business Club Limited and Duzevic [1997] Bda LR 17 – … Continue reading

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Equity & Trusts

Mortgage – Lease with option to purchase – whether separate transactions – whether option clog on mortgagor’s equity of redemption – Bermuda – Companies Act 1981 – whether option ultra vires Bermuda Commercial Bank Ltd. v. Bickley & others [1993] … Continue reading

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Fraud/Fraudulent Conveyance

Bermuda – Conveyancing Act 1983, s. 37 – Company law – shares – declaration of dividend in specie – Whether dividend in specie capable of being a fraudulent conveyance – Pleading – Whether statement of claim should be struck out … Continue reading

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Injunction

Anti-Suit Injunction – whether Bermuda court had jurisdiction to restrain foreign legal proceedings – rules of the Supreme Court of Bermuda 1985, Order 11 Rule 1(1)(h),(j) – whether foreign proceedings vexatious or unconscionable – Bermuda – the External Companies (Jurisdiction … Continue reading

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Insolvency

Chesapeake Insurance Co. Ltd., Mutual Fire, Marine & Inland Insurance Co. v Chesapeake Insurance Co. Ltd. [1992] Bda LR 4 – disputed debts – security Manhattan Re-insurance Company v Eastport Insurance Company Ltd. [1994] Bda LR 18 – winding up … Continue reading

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