Current cases

Current cases

Cases only appear here a few weeks before the appeal is due to be heard by the JCPC.

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Current cases
Case ID Case name Jurisdiction Case summary Details
JCPC 2018/0075 Stanford International Bank Ltd (In Liquidation) (Acting by and through its Joint Liquidators Marcus Wide and Hugh Dickson) The Court of Appeal of Antigua and Barbuda This appeal concerns the interpretation and application of section 204 of the Antiguan International Business Corporations Act ("IBCA") in the context of the liquidation of Stanford International Bank ("SIB") on the discovery of a large-scale Ponzi scheme. Full case details
JCPC 2014/0078 Seebun (Appellant) v Domun and others (Respondents) (Mauritius) The Supreme Court of Mauritius Whether the Court of Appeal was wrong to hold that: (a) the plaint did not disclose a cause of action based on prescription... Full case details
JCPC 2018/0043 Ramadhar (Appellant) v Ramadhar and others (Respondents) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Did the Court of Appeal err in (1) upholding the judge’s finding that the appellant’s words were defamatory of the respondents... Full case details
JCPC 2018/0065 Ocean Reef Resorts Ltd (Appellant) v Foster (Respondent) (St Christopher and Nevis) The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (St Christopher and Nevis) The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (St Christopher and Nevis) Full case details
JCPC 2018/0097 Simon and others (Respondents) v Lyder and another (Appellants) (Trinidad & Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Whether the Court of Appeal erred in law in (i) Allowing the respondents to rely on extrinsic facts coming into existence after the date of publication of the words complained of to establish they were referred to in the words complained of... Full case details
JCPC 2017/0048 The Minister of Home Affairs and another (Respondents) v Barbosa (Appellant) (Bermuda) The Court of Appeal of Bermuda Is the list of deemed "belongers" in section 11(5) of the Constitution of Bermuda an exclusive list such that it excludes non-naturalised British Overseas Territories ("BOT") citizens who acquired citizenship by virtue of their connection to Bermuda? Full case details
JCPC 2017/0083 Canserve Ltd (Appellant) v The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (Respondent) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago What are the mental elements, if any, of the offences created by sections 212(a), 213(a) and 214 of the Customs Act (Ch. 78:01)? Are these offences of strict liability? Full case details
JCPC 2017/0082 Nurse (Appellant) v Republic of Trinidad and Tobago (Respondent) (Trinidad and Tobago) The Court of Appeal of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago What are the mental elements, if any, of the offences created by sections 212(a), 213(a) and 214 of the Customs Act (Ch. 78:01)? Are these offences of strict liability? Full case details
JCPC 2018/0062 Shanda Games Ltd (Respondent) v Maso Capital Investments Ltd and others (Appellants) (Cayman Islands) The Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands Shanda Games Ltd appeal on the issue of whether the requirement to award a fair rate of interest following a section 268 of the Companies Act (2016 Revision) determination requires the Court to award interest in accordance with the same principles on which the Court awards interest on an award of damages. Full case details
JCPC 2018/0058 Shanda Games Ltd (Appellant) v Maso Capital Investments Ltd and others (Respondents) (Cayman Islands) The Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands Shanda Games Ltd appeal on the issue of whether the requirement to award a fair rate of interest following a section 268 of the Companies Act (2016 Revision) determination requires the Court to award interest in accordance with the same principles on which the Court awards interest on an award of damages. Full case details
JCPC 2016/0084 C (Appellant) v C (Respondent) (Jersey) The Court of Appeal of Jersey Whether it was open to Jersey courts to treat the appellant as a ‘parent’ for the purpose of orders for financial provision under the Children (Jersey) Law 2002 Full case details
JCPC 2018/0033 AWH Fund Ltd (In Compulsory Liquidation) (Respondent) v ZCM Asset Holding Company (Bermuda) Ltd (Appellant) (Bahamas) The Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas Whether, in the winding up of an International Business Company, the Court has jurisdiction to order service out of the jurisdiction of an interlocutory Summons seeking a declaration that a redemption payment for redeemable shares was an undue and/or fraudulent preference. Full case details
JCPC 2018/0034 Attorney General of St Helena (Appellant) v AB and others (Respondents) (St Helena) St Helena Court of Appeal Did the St Helena Court of Appeal err in the principles it applied when considering the appropriate level of damages for pain, suffering and loss of amenity (‘PSLA’)? Full case details
JCPC 2017/0029 Boston-Whylly and others (Appellants) v Eleuthera Properties Ltd (Respondent) (Bahamas) The Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas Whether the Court of Appeal was wrong to find that the respondent had established possession over the property so as to give it title ahead of the competing claims of the appellants; whether the original gift violated the rule against perpetuities. Full case details
JCPC 2017/0022 Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (Publ) (Appellant) v Conway and another (as joint official liquidators of Weavering Macro Fixed Income Fund Ltd) (Respondents) (Cayman Islands) The Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands Whether certain payments made following receipt of share redemption notices constitute preferences contrary to s.145(1) of the Cayman Islands Companies Law. Full case details
JCPC 2016/0094 Robin's Nest Interiors (Mauritius) Limited (Appellant) v Director General Mauritius Revenue Authority and Others (Respondents) The Supreme Court of Mauritius Whether the decision of the first respondent can be challenged by way of judicial review or whether the taxpayer’s remedy is limited to an appeal before the Assessment Review Committee (and thus whether the Supreme Court was correct to refuse leave on this basis)? Full case details

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