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Privy Council clarifies power to rectify share registers of BVI companies
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands
  • May 21 2015

On January 21 2015 the Privy Council handed down its decision in Nilon Limited v Royal Westminster Investments SA (2015 UKPC 2), clarifying the


Exercise of discretion to wind up company not "head-counting exercise"
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands
  • March 24 2016

Although the wishes of the majority of creditors (whether in number or by value) is an important factor in many decisions made in insolvency


Unfair prejudice and beneficial shareholders: a confused noise
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands, United Kingdom
  • November 23 2016

While the position regarding the standing of struck off companies in BVI is relatively clear (see last year's English Commercial Court decision of


China Shanshui: change of direction for company winding-up petitions
  • Harneys
  • Cayman Islands
  • January 7 2016

In a widely discussed Cayman Grand Court decision, Justice Mangatal parted company with one of her fellow judges by declining to follow Justice


Shareholder disputes: when is just and equitable liquidation appropriate?
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands
  • September 1 2015

Unfair prejudice claims have been commonplace in the British Virgin Islands since the introduction of bespoke provisions in the BVI Business


More questions of standing of beneficial shareholders
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands
  • December 23 2016

In a recent decision in the case of TIPP Investments PCC v. Chagala Group Ltd. et al (BVIHCM 1022016), Mr Justice Davis-White clarified the issue of


Arbitration agreements and insolvency proceedings
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands
  • February 11 2016

Recently, the British Virgin Islands has seen a trend wherein debtors involved in winding-up proceedings have sought to identify what appear to be


Cayman Islands Share Valuation Disputes & Professional Dissenting Shareholders
  • Harneys
  • Cayman Islands
  • December 20 2016

Shareholders in Cayman Islands companies are increasingly asking the Cayman Islands Court to determine the fair value of their shares


Impact of side letters on core provisions of Cayman Islands funds
  • Harneys
  • Cayman Islands
  • October 13 2015

In Re Lancelot Investors Fund, KBC Investments Ltd v Varga (Unreported, Civil Appeal 272013, April 27 2015) the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has


Asset tracing in the British Virgin Islands
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands
  • July 9 2015

A company incorporated in the British Virgin Islands is required to maintain certain records at the office of its registered agent (eg, its