Getting the Deal Through: Dispute Resolution 2021

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  • Getting the Deal Through: Dispute Resolution 2021
  • Jurisdictions covered
  • Questions

Getting the Deal Through: Dispute Resolution 2021

Jurisdictions covered

The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:

Australia; Austria; Canada - Quebec; Cayman Islands; China; Cyprus; Denmark; Ecuador; Germany; Greece; Hong Kong; India; Indonesia; Israel; Japan; Liechtenstein; Luxembourg; Malaysia; Malta; Nepal; Pakistan; Panama; Philippines; Romania; Russia; Serbia; Singapore; Slovenia; Sweden; Switzerland; Thailand; Ukraine; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom - England & Wales; USA - California; USA - New York


The set of questions relating to the topic of Dispute Resolution and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:

  1. What is the structure of the civil court system?

  2. What is the role of the judge and the jury in civil proceedings?

  3. What are the time limits for bringing civil claims?

  4. Are there any pre-action considerations the parties should take into account?

  5. How are civil proceedings commenced? How and when are the parties to the proceedings notified of their commencement? Do the courts have the capacity to handle their caseload?

  6. What is the typical procedure and timetable for a civil claim?

  7. Can the parties control the procedure and the timetable?

  8. Is there a duty to preserve documents and other evidence pending trial? Must parties share relevant documents (including those unhelpful to their case)?

  9. Are any documents privileged? Would advice from an in-house lawyer (whether local or foreign) also be privileged?

  10. Do parties exchange written evidence from witnesses and

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