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Maples and Calder
The Cayman Islands is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom and the legal system is an English-style common law system, which comprises statute law and binding case precedents.
Walkers
Further to our advisory issued in August 2016, a recent judgment of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, the ultimate appellate court of the Cayman Islands, ...
Walkers
Partner Neil Lupton has worked with The In-House Lawyer Magazine to create a country-specific online Q&A that provides an overview of the legal framework and key issues surrounding restructuring...
Walkers
This Q&A is part of the global guide to Restructuring & Insolvency.
Campbells
In CHC, the company was seeking to have JPLs appointed in order to assist with the implementation of its US Chapter 11 plan.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
As a jurisdiction that currently has no formal restructuring regime, the appointment of a provisional liquidator has long since been utilised for the purpose of facilitating a corporate restructuring...
Maples and Calder
In CHC Group Ltd ("CHC") the Cayman Islands Grand Court has determined that, in certain circumstances...
Walkers
In December's issue of Global Turnaround the focus was on Cayman and Walkers provided commentary.
Maples and Calder
Plenty of ink has been spilled following the ruling of the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal on 18 November 2016 in the Weavering preference case SEB v Conway and Walker.
Walkers
A recent judgment of the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal (‘CICA') has provided a welcome degree of certainty for investors and insolvency practitioners alike...
Campbells
An ordinary litigant would not be restricted from commencing separate proceedings to enforce its proprietary or contractual rights to documents in those circumstances.
Carey Olsen
When a fund fails, the disappointed investors' sole hope of recompense often rests on the fund's liquidators gathering in and distributing pari passu as many of the fund's assets as possible.
Walkers
As explained below, Herald's sole investment turned out to be a substantial investment in the Madoff Ponzi scheme, the collapse of which ultimately led to Herald ending up in official liquidation in the Cayman Islands.
Walkers
The recent decision of Mr Justice Nigel Clifford in Re Harbinger Class PE Holdings (Cayman) Ltd has revisited a line of local authority developed over the past 6 years.
Campbells
Here Lawyer Monthly interviews Mark Goodman, a Partner in Campbells' Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring Group, as he talks about this legal business in the Cayman Islands.
Harneys
In Re Ardent Harmony Fund Inc (In Official Liquidation)(FSD 54 of 2016), Chief Justice Smellie granted an anti-suit injunction restraining the largest creditor of Ardent Harmony Fund Inc...
Walkers
A recent decision of the Grand Court will provide welcome certainty to Cayman Islands liquidators appointed over trust companies or companies that hold trust assets...
Campbells
The appeal in Rhone Holdings concerned a petition presented by limited partners for the winding up of a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership...
Maples and Calder
From 26 June 2017 an enhanced EU regime governing the commencement, recognition and enforcement of insolvency and restructuring proceedings throughout the EU will come into effect.
Walkers
On 22 November 2016 the European Commission published its proposal for a draft directive on preventative restructuring frameworks ("Draft Directive").
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Walkers
Further to our advisory issued in August 2016, a recent judgment of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, the ultimate appellate court of the Cayman Islands, ...
Walkers
Partner Neil Lupton has worked with The In-House Lawyer Magazine to create a country-specific online Q&A that provides an overview of the legal framework and key issues surrounding restructuring...
Maples and Calder
The Cayman Islands is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom and the legal system is an English-style common law system, which comprises statute law and binding case precedents.
Walkers
This Q&A is part of the global guide to Restructuring & Insolvency.
Maples and Calder
From 26 June 2017 an enhanced EU regime governing the commencement, recognition and enforcement of insolvency and restructuring proceedings throughout the EU will come into effect.
Campbells
In CHC, the company was seeking to have JPLs appointed in order to assist with the implementation of its US Chapter 11 plan.
Harneys
Insolvency law in the Cayman Islands is principally regulated by the Companies Law (2013 Revision) and the Companies Winding Up Rules 2008, and they are supplemented by a wide body of case law.
Walkers
In December's issue of Global Turnaround the focus was on Cayman and Walkers provided commentary.
Campbells
An ordinary litigant would not be restricted from commencing separate proceedings to enforce its proprietary or contractual rights to documents in those circumstances.
Walkers
A recent judgment of the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal (‘CICA') has provided a welcome degree of certainty for investors and insolvency practitioners alike...
Maples and Calder
Plenty of ink has been spilled following the ruling of the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal on 18 November 2016 in the Weavering preference case SEB v Conway and Walker.
Walkers
Cayman Islands incorporated entities are commonly used as the debtor entity in Asian corporate and financing structures, issuing notes to investors for the purpose of raising capital for the underlying group.
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