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Dispositions of assets by a British Virgin Islands company

  • Harney Westwood & Riegels
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  • British Virgin Islands
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  • January 11 2013

Although under British Virgin Islands law, companies are (subject to limitations in their constitutional documents) generally free to dispose of

Finding the centre: COMI in a multi-jurisdictional world

  • Harney Westwood & Riegels
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  • British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, United Kingdom
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  • September 30 2009

The facts behind Mr. Justice Lewison’s recent judgment in Stanford (STANFORD INTERNATIONAL BANK LIMITED 2009 EWHC 1441 (Ch)) have no direct connection with either the British Virgin or Cayman Islands but lawyers there do have particular reason to note the more general principles around the seemingly vexed but important issue of COMI in the context of multi-jurisdictional insolvency