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BVI injunctions in aid of foreign divorce proceedings

Further to the series on interim remedies, Global Head of Litigation, Phillip Kite outlines the available options for injunctions in aid of foreign divorce proceedings. This area has expanded in recent years, in particular...more

Seventh Circuit Addresses International Custody Dispute Under International Convention

Norinder v. Fuentes, No. 10-2753 (7th Cir. 2011), is the rare case in federal court, and even rarer in the federal appellate system, to address custody issues. The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child...more

Disclosure orders – A weapon to track and recover assets

Disclosure orders constitute a very important weapon for the tracking down and recovery of assets. As such, they are an important area in both the Commercial Court and the High Court, in the latter case because there seems to...more

Child Removed From Country Without Parent's Consent May Be Ordered Returned

The United States Supreme Court ruled that an order prohibiting the removal of a child from a country without the non-custodial parent's consent is enforceable under an international child abduction treaty. In Abbott v....more

Foreign Court Order Ruled Unenforceable: Court Nullifies Award of Attorneys Fees

In the litigation captioned In Re the Marriage of Natalija and Nikolai Solomon Lyustiger, 2009 DJDAR 14245 (2009) the Third District Court of Appeal decided an action based on the Uniform Foreign Money-Judgments Recognition...more

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