Kobre & Kim Lawyers Discuss Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in the Cayman Islands and Hong Kong


November 1, 2015

Publication: Getting the Deal Through: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments

Kobre & Kim has contributed to the Cayman Islands and Hong Kong chapters of the 2016 edition of Getting the Deal Through: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments. James Corbett QC, Jalil Asif QC, and Pamella Mitchell co-authored the chapter on the enforcement of foreign judgments in the Cayman Islands. In this chapter, the authors explore key pieces of legislation to consider in private investigations, parallel proceedings, forum choice, and funding and costs. Randall Arthur and Gabrielle Liu also co-authored a chapter on the enforcement of foreign judgments in Hong Kong. The key issues they addressed include requirements for recognition, defenses, limitation periods and the enforcement process. The chapters, presented in Q&A format, provide an overview of protections and rights afforded by each jurisdiction and the ways that each country’s legal system aids in the enforcement of foreign judgments.

Practitioners will benefit from the insights provided about the varying procedures and strategies related to judgment enforcement in the respective jurisdictions.

Click on the links below for the full chapters.

The Cayman Islands

Hong Kong

Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. These articles were published in Getting the Deal Through – Enforcement of Foreign Judgments 2016. Getting the Deal Through works with many of the best lawyers and law firms in the world to bring together a unique legal information resource, written by experts on each subject area, in every significant jurisdiction. For more information visit www.GettingTheDealThrough.com.