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Redemptions From Fraudulent Investment Funds
The collapse of an investment fund affected by a fraud will often lead to disputes between the investors who were paid out before the discovery of the fraud, the investors who gave notice to redeem ...
British Virgin Islands
20 Sep 2019
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Conyers Secures Trial Win For Major Shareholder
In a judgment handed down by the British Virgin Islands High Court on 25 July 2019, Renaissance Ventures Ltd and another were awarded rectification of the share register of a billion dollar corporate group, Comodo Holdings Ltd.
British Virgin Islands
18 Sep 2019
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When Do Directors Owe Their Duties To A Company's Creditors Rather Than Its Shareholders?
The Court of Appeal has recently ruled in BTI 2014 LLC -v- Sequana SA & Ors [2019] EWCA Civ 112 that an otherwise lawful dividend may still be found to be a transaction defrauding creditors.
British Virgin Islands
4 Jul 2019
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Update From The BVI Court: Free-Standing Freezing Orders And Foreign Defendants
In a decision handed down on 17 April 2019, the BVI Commercial Court has given guidance on the scope of its jurisdiction to grant freezing orders in support of foreign proceedings
British Virgin Islands
10 Jun 2019
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BVI Commercial Court Decision Serves As Bold Reminder Of Duties Of Full And Frank Disclosure On Ex Parte Applications
On 9 May 2019, The Honourable Mr Justice Adrian Jack QC (Ag) delivered an oral Judgment in BVI proceedings in the Abyzov/Vekselberg-related litigation.
British Virgin Islands
6 Jun 2019
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Appointment Of Mr Justice Wallbank
We are pleased to inform you of the announcement last week by the Judicial Commission of Mr Gerhard Wallbank as an acting Judge of the Commercial Division of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court ...
British Virgin Islands
27 May 2019
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BVI Court Underlines Willingness To Support Foreign Arbitral Proceedings
The BVI Court of Appeal recently handed down an important decision in relation to the power of the Court to grant injunctive relief in support ...
British Virgin Islands
23 Apr 2019
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In The Courts: Companies
In Antow Holdings Limited v. Best Nation Investments Limited, a case concerning a challenge to the transfer of shares, the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal ...
British Virgin Islands
7 Feb 2019
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In The Courts: Civil Procedure
When a Russian company brings a claim in the BVI against two Russian employees, employed under Russian law service agreements, it is perhaps not surprising that a forum challenge would ensue
British Virgin Islands
7 Feb 2019
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The BVI Commercial Court Confirms Its Pro-Enforcement Approach To Arbitration Awards
Following the passing of the 2013 Arbitration Act and the subsequent establishment of the International Arbitration Centre, the BVI is committed to both the conduct of arbitrations in the jurisdiction ...
British Virgin Islands
24 Jan 2019
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Economic Substance Requirements In The British Virgin Islands
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) government has enacted legislation that will require certain BVI entities carrying on specified activities to have ‘adequate substance' in the BVI.
British Virgin Islands
7 Jan 2019
12
In Your Court: The Offshore Dispute Resolution Review November 2018
Welcome to the final In Your Court of 2018, featuring commentary on major cases and judgments from our BVI, Cayman, Guernsey and Jersey teams.
British Virgin Islands
26 Nov 2018
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Case Update: Travesty Avoided In The BVI Supreme Court
A long-awaited Court of Appeal judgment has clarified the treatment of bearer shares in BVI Companies not dealt with prior to the ‘transition date' of 31 December 2009.
British Virgin Islands
22 Nov 2018
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Privy Council Hands Down Judgment In BVI Shareholder Rights
The Privy Council has recently handed down the judgment in Staray Capital Limited and another v Cha Yang [2017] UKPC 43, concerning the circumstances in which majority shareholder decisions ...
British Virgin Islands
7 Nov 2018
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Forum Non Conveniens - An Important Clarification By The BVI Court Of Appeal
The BVI Court of Appeal has issued an interesting and timely judgment clarifying the principles applicable on a forum non conveniens challenge, in relation to claims alleging a multi-million dollar fraud purportedly...
British Virgin Islands
28 Sep 2018
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Significant Decision Of The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court – Court Of Appeal: Jurisdiction And Service Out
On 18 September 2018 the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court – Court of Appeal (BVI) handed down judgment in the matter of Livingston Properties Equities Inc and Ors v JSC MCC EuroChem and Ors.
British Virgin Islands
26 Sep 2018
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Calm After The Storm - BVI Gets Back To Business
There are many hurdles cross-border high-value litigation throws up before a seasoned lawyer but 200mph winds, razed infrastructure and departmental displacement are not ordinarily among them.
British Virgin Islands
14 Sep 2018
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The Arbitration Review Of The Americas 2019 - British Virgin Islands
The legislation governing arbitration in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is the Arbitration Act 2013
British Virgin Islands
10 Sep 2018
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Privy Council Upholds Court Of Appeal Ruling In Long-Running Trusts Dispute
Ogier's Nicholas Brookes has been part of the team that successfully defended a high-profile and long-running BVI trusts dispute that was fought all the way to the Privy Council.
British Virgin Islands
14 Aug 2018
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Foreign Lawyers' Fees Remain Recoverable If Incurred Prior To The Legal Profession Act 2015
The claim in this matter, Zorin Sachak Khan et al v Gany Holdings et al BVI HCMAP 2014/0018, concerns the appropriation of trust property and it sought various trust-related remedies.
British Virgin Islands
13 Aug 2018
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