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UK property tax changes: “de-enveloping” or a use of a trust?

  • Harney Westwood & Riegels
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  • British Virgin Islands, United Kingdom
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  • January 18 2013

It has long been popular for high net-worth people who are not domiciled in the United Kingdom ("non-doms") to form an offshore company, often in the

Enforcing orders made in foreign insolvency proceedings

  • Harney Westwood & Riegels
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  • British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, United Kingdom
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  • October 24 2012

This article sets out the potential impact in the BVI and Cayman of the much anticipated Supreme Court decision in Rubin v. Eurofinance SA 2012 UKSC 46, which was handed down on 24 October 2012

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