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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


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


Notes from smaller islands: 2016 BVI review and 2017 outlook
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands
  • January 23 2017

2016 was the year of Donald Trump, Brexit and extensive overtime for celebrity obituary writers. The 2016 Atlantic hurricane season was equally


Black Swan: standalone injunctions in support of foreign proceedings
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands
  • April 21 2016

BVI courts have jurisdiction to grant standalone injunctions (or Black Swan orders) in support of foreign proceedings. These are 'standalone' in the


Commercial Court appoints three new judges
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands
  • January 24 2017

There have recently been three judicial appointments to the Commercial Court designed to increase the capacity of the court in 2017


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


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


Appointment of receivers in the British Virgin Islands
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands
  • April 28 2016

The receiver arguably represents the most powerful weapon in the armoury available for asset tracing in the British Virgin Islands. As BVI companies


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


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