Jurisdiction of Local Court when the seat of Arbitration has not been determined

CASE STUDY SILKWAYS CARGO SERVIECS LIMITED vs MALAYSIAN AIRLINES SYSTEM AND OTHERS   Reference: 1 LCLR [2012] HCD 402   Brief Statement of Facts: The present case arose when the Respondent, Malaysian Airlines System, refused to renew the General Sales Agent (GSA) Agreement of the Petitioner, Silkways Cargo Serviecs Limited. Under the Agreement the renewal […]

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Disputed question of facts should be decided in trial not Writ

Shamsul Alam vs. State Reference : 60 DLR (2008) 677 Facts : The opposite party no. 2 as complainant filed a petition of complaint against the accused petitioner stating that the accused took loan for taka 5,00,000 from him to pay the same in time. Accordingly the accused issued a cheque for the said amount […]

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Afil Jute Mills (Pvt) Ltd vs. Bangladesh

Afil Jute Mills (Pvt) Ltd vs. Bangladesh Reference : 58 DLR (2006) 208 Facts & Arguments : The Petitioner company obtained a loan by way of working capital for taka 29.40 crore to tide over the bad days and the aforesaid loan could not be repaid which was unfortunately accumulated to taka 79,13,42,887.12 inclusive of […]

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Saipem vs. Bangladesh-A Complete Study

Saipem S.p.A. vs. The People’s Republic of Bangladesh (Saipem vs. Bangladesh) Reference : ICSID Case No. ARB/05/07. Background : Saipem S.p.A. (an Italian oil & gas company) and Petrobangla (Bangladeshi Oil, Gas & Mineral Corporation), a Bangladeshi Public entity, entered into an agreement for building a natural gas pipeline in Bangladesh; which was governed by the […]

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Share Certificates are movable property under Sale of Goods Act

Case Analysis: Share Certificates are movable property under Sale of Goods Act Sonali Bank vs Bengal Liner Ltd. & Ors Reference: 42 DLR (HCD) (1990) 487 An application was filed by United Commercial Bank Limited (UCBL), the petitioner bank before the Hon’able Court for vacating the order of attachment and sale in respect of 25000 […]

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Case Study: Janata Insurance Co vs. Islam Steel Mills

Janata Insurance Co vs. Islam Steel Mills Reference : 63 DLR (AD) (2011) 5 Facts & Arguments : The respondent (Messrs Islam Steel Mills Limited) along with Messrs Karnaphuli Cotton Mills Limited instituted money suits as were insured for their various goods with Janata Insurance Company Limited (the appellant) under different insurance policies. These policies […]

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Case Study: KM Akhtaruzzaman vs. Agrani Bank

KM Akhtaruzzaman vs. Agrani Bank Reference : 57 DLR (2005) 57 Facts : The respondent no. 1, Agrani Bank as plaintiff instituted Bankruptcy case in the Bankruptcy Court (Court of the Additional District Judge, Dhaka). The Bank granted a loan of tk. 2,86,000 to the respondent no. 2 & 3 and the appellant stood guarantor […]

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