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Conyers Dill & Pearman
Litigation remains the primary dispute resolution mechanism in large commercial disputes in the British Virgin Islands.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Conyers Dill & Pearman act for a group of minority shareholders of a BVI company known as King Bun Limited in a derivative action against its Hong Kong based directors for damages caused to the company ...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
In the recent Court of Appeal decision of Steadroy Matthews -v- Garna O'Neal, BVIHCVAP 2015/0019 ("Steadroy Matthews") the Court upheld an award of pre-judgment interest on general damages...
Carey Olsen
The BVI Commercial Court has announced that it will return to sitting in the BVI from January 2018.
Walkers
The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court has issued a court notice and announced that the Commercial Division of the High Court returns to the Territory of the Virgin Islands in January 2018.
Appleby
On 20th November 2017 the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in the latest round of litigation arising out of the fallout of Bernard Madoff's multi-billion-dollar ponzi scheme.
Campbells
In doing so, the Court of Appeal clarified two important points of BVI law and practice which will be of widespread application...
Maples and Calder
The legislation governing arbitration in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is the Arbitration Act 2013, which came into force on 1 October 2014 and that repealed the Arbitration Act 1976 ...
Walkers
The BVI Court has recently clarified the scope of the Norwich Pharmacal jurisdiction set out in UVW v XYZ.
Appleby
The application for permission to cross-examine the Respondent was duly issued.
Maples and Calder
In this case, the applicant, Mr Yegiazaryan, had made an application for security for costs with respect to Mr Garkusha's appeal against the dismissal of his claim.
O'Neal Webster
There is no dispute that the 2017 hard-opening of the new 'state of the art' British Virgin Islands International Arbitration Centre signals the BVI's intent to become the leading arbitral and dispute...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
In the second of two articles evaluating the BVI courts' recent approach to the recovery of foreign lawyers' fees under adverse costs orders in commercial litigation, Tameka Davis, counsel at Conyers, Dill & Pearman in the British Virgin Islands, ...
Harneys
This case, decided in March 2017, represents a fundamental protection for those who invest in or hold interests in the BVI.
Walkers
In an unreported Judgment, Justice Kaye QC reaffirmed the principles by which the Court would order Norwich Pharmacal relief.
Walkers
The Court of Appeal has held that a misinterpretation of the law and a miscalculation of statutory time limits does not justify a relief from sanction.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
In the British Virgin Islands (BVI), commercial or other high-value litigation, invariably enjoy cross-border characteristics.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
This important decision by the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal in BVIHCMAP 2016/0031 John Shrimpton and Another -v- Dominic Scriven and Others on recoverability of foreign lawyers' fees, . . .
Walkers
Disputes between companies engaging in international business in both onshore and offshore jurisdictions are commonplace.
Harneys
The BVI has a full suite of modern legislation and rules to push the jurisdiction forward as a center for arbitration.
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Conyers Dill & Pearman
Litigation remains the primary dispute resolution mechanism in large commercial disputes in the British Virgin Islands.
Walkers
The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court has issued a court notice and announced that the Commercial Division of the High Court returns to the Territory of the Virgin Islands in January 2018.
Appleby
On 20th November 2017 the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in the latest round of litigation arising out of the fallout of Bernard Madoff's multi-billion-dollar ponzi scheme.
Maples and Calder
The legislation governing arbitration in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is the Arbitration Act 2013, which came into force on 1 October 2014 and that repealed the Arbitration Act 1976 ...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The BVI Court of Appeal has recently given further guidance on the application of the established principles of forum non conveniens in the context of a claim brought in tort against certain BVI incorporated companies.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Conyers Dill & Pearman act for a group of minority shareholders of a BVI company known as King Bun Limited in a derivative action against its Hong Kong based directors for damages caused to the company ...
Harneys
The BVI has a full suite of modern legislation and rules to push the jurisdiction forward as a center for arbitration.
Carey Olsen
The BVI Commercial Court has announced that it will return to sitting in the BVI from January 2018.
Walkers
The Court of Appeal has held that a misinterpretation of the law and a miscalculation of statutory time limits does not justify a relief from sanction.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
In the British Virgin Islands (BVI), commercial or other high-value litigation, invariably enjoy cross-border characteristics.
Appleby
The application for permission to cross-examine the Respondent was duly issued.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
This important decision by the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal in BVIHCMAP 2016/0031 John Shrimpton and Another -v- Dominic Scriven and Others on recoverability of foreign lawyers' fees, . . .
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