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The High Court has ruled that an insurance company must pay 50% of the claimants’ costs in a group litigation case, despite having limited its liability. 22 Jan 2019
Court costs will be capped at £80,000 should parties opt into a pilot that gets underway in the business and property courts (BPCs) in England next week, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has confirmed. 10 Jan 2019
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New rules governing arbitrations administered by the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) are now in force, intended to better reflect the use of technology and accommodate multi-party and multi-contract arbitrations. 10 Jan 2019
A pilot scheme capping parties' recoverable costs in the Business and Property Courts (BPCs) has been proposed to commence in January, the Civil Procedure Rule Committee has indicated. 19 Dec 2018
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