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BVI Adopts Guidelines For Communication And Cooperation Between Courts
The BVI today adopted new guidelines for communication and cooperation between courts in cross-border insolvency matters.
British Virgin Islands
17 May 2017
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BVI Commercial Court Appoints Three New Judges
Harneys is pleased to report three judicial appointments to the BVI Commercial Court which are designed to increase the capacity of the Court in 2017.
British Virgin Islands
12 Jan 2017
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BVI Costs Clarity: Court Finds Foreign Lawyers' Costs 'Generally Recoverable'
In the recent decision of Garkusha v Yegiazaryan and Ors the Court of Appeal created some doubt as to the recoverability and legality of foreign lawyers working on matters being litigated before the Courts in the BVI.
British Virgin Islands
27 Jul 2016
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At What Costs? Court Of Appeal Ruling Raises Questions About BVI Legal Profession Act
In Garkusha v Yegiazaryan and Ors (BVIHCMAP 2015/0010), the full Court of Appeal held that the fees of foreign lawyers not licensed under the Legal Profession Act 2015 (the Act) are not recoverable in a costs assessment.
British Virgin Islands
16 Jun 2016
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BVI Commercial Court Appoints Two New Judges
Harneys is pleased to report the appointments of Justice Sher QC and Justice Wallbank to the BVI Commercial Court, as Commercial Court Judges, commencing in May.
British Virgin Islands
3 May 2016
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Disclosure Of Information In The BVI
Disclosure orders constitute a very powerful weapon for the tracking down and recovery of assets.
British Virgin Islands
20 Apr 2016
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Fairfield Sentry - New Guidance From The BVI Court
After the decision of the Privy Council in April 2014, the long running Fairfield Sentry case continued today with the new judgment of Leon J. concerning the status of the related US Bankruptcy Court proceedings.
British Virgin Islands
23 Mar 2016
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The BVI's New Legal Profession Act: What English QCs Need To Know
In late 2015, after nearly a decade of consultation and back-and-forth, the BVI passed into law a new Legal Profession Act (LPA) regulating inter alia admissions and practice.
British Virgin Islands
25 Feb 2016
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The BVI's New Legal Profession Act: What English QCs Need To Know
In late 2015, after nearly a decade of consultation and back-and-forth, the BVI passed into law a new Legal Profession Act (LPA) regulating inter alia admissions and practice.
British Virgin Islands
23 Feb 2016
10
BVI Insolvency Law In 60 Seconds
Insolvency law in the British Virgin Islands is almost entirely codified in the Insolvency Act 2003 and supplemented by the Insolvency Rule 2005.
British Virgin Islands
26 Oct 2015
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BVI Arbitration Act Interim Relief
Following the Black Swan decision the British Virgin Islands (BVI) Court has exercised a power to grant free-standing injunctions to safeguard assets in support of foreign proceedings.
British Virgin Islands
18 Feb 2015
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BVIís Arbitration Act 2013 Is Now In Force
The British Virgin Islandsí Arbitration Act 2013 is a landmark piece of legislation which is expected to propel alternative dispute resolution in the BVI into high gear.
British Virgin Islands
20 Oct 2014
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BVI Court Issues Pivotal Guidance On Exclusive Jurisdiction Clause
Winding up proceedings brought on just and equitable grounds relating to BVI companies will not be caught by an exclusive jurisdiction clause contained in a shareholders agreement.
British Virgin Islands
20 Oct 2014
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The BVI Arbitration Act: A Significant Legislative Milestone
The British Virgin Islandsí government has announced by proclamation that the Arbitration Act 2013 will come into force on 1 October 2014.
British Virgin Islands
11 Aug 2014
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The Big Chill
Phillip Kite of Harneys looks at the subject of injunctions generally with a particular emphasis on recent case law on freezing orders.
British Virgin Islands
27 May 2014
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Cayman Liquidation Committees -- What Prospective Members Need To Know
In this guide Harneys considers the role and function of a liquidation committee appointed under the Cayman Islandsí Companies Winding Up Rules.
Cayman Islands
27 May 2014
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The Confidential Relationships (Preservation) Law: Confidentiality Legislation In Cayman
A duty of confidence has been imposed by statute on certain categories of person in the Cayman Islands.
Cayman Islands
27 May 2014
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Discovery In Cayman Islands Litigation
"Discovery", the process by which documents that are relevant to the issues raised in a dispute are provided by one party to their opponent, is a fundamental component of litigation in most civil justice systems
Cayman Islands
27 May 2014
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Privy Council Rules On Fairfield
The Privy Council ruled in the claims brought by the liquidators of Fairfield, one of the largest feeder funds into Bernard Madoffís investment company.
British Virgin Islands
28 Apr 2014
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BVI Case Notes, October 2013
Below is a summary of recent cases out of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) Commercial Court, compiled by Harneysí Litigation team.
British Virgin Islands
4 Nov 2013
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