Nicholas Burkill

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BVI analysis of a share allotment in breach of fiduciary duty

British Virgin Islands - March 25 2021 The allotment of shares by directors affects the constitutional balance of a company. The exercise of this sensitive power is therefore subject…

Sulman Iqbal.

BVI Norwich Pharmacal relief: an international problem now addressed by statute

Cayman Islands - January 27 2021 The BVI legislature has just brought into force a statute, the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Virgin Islands) (Amendment) Act 2020, best known for…

Will the BVI follow the DIFC, USA and New Zealand?

British Virgin Islands, New Zealand - September 14 2020 The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, including the BVI, is conducting its most wide-ranging review of its Civil Procedure Rules in 20 years…

Nicholas Brookes.

The use of digital contracts and electronic signatures in the British Virgin Islands

British Virgin Islands - May 28 2020 The enforceability of digital contracts and electronic signatures (e-signatures) in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is presently governed by the…

Brian Lacy, Michael Killourhy, Ray Wearmouth.

Focus on Injunctions in the light of Paraskevaides - Service of an injunction outside the BVI prior to the issue of proceedings

British Virgin Islands - May 6 2020 In its judgment given on 30 March 2020 in Paraskevaides v Citco, the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal considered a range of issues on appeal from…

Nicholas Brookes.