New court rules governing arbitration proceedings in the Cayman Islands

Court rules governing arbitration proceedings in the Cayman Islands have been wholly revised by virtue of the Grand Court (Amendment No.1) Rules 2013 which take effect from 1 July 2013.

Until July 2012, the law governing arbitrations in the Cayman Islands did not meet modern international standards and was used primarily for resolving domestic disputes. The new Arbitration Law, which came into force on 2 July 2012, completely overhauled the arbitration regime and has brought it into line with the current UNCITRAL model law.

The Cayman Islands Grand Court Rules Committee has now approved a wholly revised suite of procedural rules (Order 73), together with necessary amendments to existing rules for financial services proceedings (Order 72) and service of process out of the jurisdiction (Order 11), which will provide legal practitioners with a comprehensive procedural code for arbitration-related court applications and applications to enforce arbitral awards…

If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to  read the rest of the Appleby briefing. If not, please register or sign in with  your details below.

Briefings from Appleby

  • Incorporating your business has many advantages

    Incorporation describes the process of forming a new legal entity (a company) that is recognised at law as a separate legal person.

  • Wealth Structuring 20:20 2014

    This feature publication aims to tap into the issues facing high-net-worth individuals around the globe, and investigate the themes and challenges affecting this elite group.

View more briefings from Appleby

Analysis from The Lawyer

  • /v/a/c/offshore.jpg

    Distant shores

    The past quarter has been busy for the offshore sector as firms have looked to capitalise on globalisation, while workflow has remained high

  • /b/s/t/Isle_of_Man_.jpg

    Offshore: Isle of Man - Go Man, go

    Business is booming in the Isle of Man, a small jurisdiction that thinks big

View more analysis from The Lawyer


1st Floor
3 Copthall Avenue

Total staff: 528
Partners: 64