The Hon. Miss Justice Ingrid Mangatal

Lascelles, de Mercado & Company Limited v Financial Services Commission and Black Sands Acquisitions Inc.

Securities act and securities (take-overs and mergers) regulations, 1999 – Rules of the Jamaica stock exchange – Whether right of appeal or judicial review-nature of section 25 proceedings – Take-over bid circular – Duty to treat with same standard of care as prospectus – Whether satisfactory proof that offeror able or will be able to implement the offer in full – Tom regulations 24, 16(1)(g), 14(3) – Duties of parties to takeover to prevent false market in shares – Whether bona fide offer – Whether issue of dissatisfaction by directors of offeree board to be dealt with in directors’ circul

McFarlane, Violet, Campbell, Igol v Eugster, John, Eugster, Kathleen et al

Adverse possession - Individual claims to possession of many distinct portions of land within large expanses of registered land - Section 3, 30 of limitation of actions act - claim to over 12 years possession but no application to become registered under section 85 of registration of titles act - registered ownership of land changing - Section 68,70,71,85,161 of registration of titles act - When does time begin to run - Conclusiveness and indefeasibility of registered title - Meaning of "subsequent operation of any satute of limitation"


San Souci Limited v VRL Services Limited

Practice and procedure – Application to strike out – Abuse of process – No reasonable ground for bringing claim – Rule 26.3(1)(b) and 26.3(1)(c) CPR  –  Arbitration proceedings – Issue estoppel and res judicata.

Richardson, Dorrett v Richardson, Ernest

Matrimonial property - Consent order - Whether consent order constitutes a contract between the parties, if so in what terms - Partition Act - Where consent order provides remedy upon default of one party’s obligation, whether court enabled to reopen the question of share of entitlement in property

R A. Murray International Limited v Goldson, Brian


Arbitration proceedings-section 12(1) of the Arbitration Act - Removal of arbitrator for misconduct - Meaning of “misconduct”- Matters that may properly be taken into account - removal of arbitrator for apparent bias – Whether real danger of bias.


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