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Update From The BVI Court: Free-Standing Freezing Orders And Foreign Defendants
In a decision handed down on 17 April 2019, the BVI Commercial Court has given guidance on the scope of its jurisdiction to grant freezing orders in support of foreign proceedings
British Virgin Islands
10 Jun 2019
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In The Courts: Civil Procedure
When a Russian company brings a claim in the BVI against two Russian employees, employed under Russian law service agreements, it is perhaps not surprising that a forum challenge would ensue
British Virgin Islands
7 Feb 2019
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Litigation And Enforcement In The British Virgin Islands: Overview
Litigation remains the primary dispute resolution mechanism in large commercial disputes in the British Virgin Islands.
British Virgin Islands
26 Apr 2018
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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 Court Protects Basic Rights Of Persons Subject To Tax Investigations
This case, decided in March 2017, represents a fundamental protection for those who invest in or hold interests in the BVI.
British Virgin Islands
15 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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Expiry Of BVI Claim Form Defeats US$ 30 Million Claim And Worldwide Freezing Order
Two and a half years after VTB Bank filed a US$ 30 million claim in the BVI Commercial Court against Withers BVI client Alexander Katunin for enforcement of a Russian default judgment...
British Virgin Islands
20 Dec 2016
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Case Alert: Court Of Appeal Reaffirms Dissenting Shareholder Valuation Mechanism Under BVI Law
Last week the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal brought by Olive Group in a welcome underlining of when a Court can interfere in the appraisal mechanism and its role in determining minority discount.
British Virgin Islands
15 Nov 2016
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Widening The Net: BVI Court Expands Post Judgment Norwich Pharmacal Jurisdiction
In UVW v XYZ, the BVI Court gave an important judgment in relation to the obligations of a registered agent to provide third party disclosure to assist a foreign judgment creditor trace assets.
British Virgin Islands
9 Nov 2016
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Recoverability Of Costs For Non-BVI Lawyers
Recently in the BVI the recoverability of the fees of foreign lawyers from opposing parties has been the subject of both judicial and legislative concern.
British Virgin Islands
28 Sep 2016
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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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Overseas Lawyers And The BVI – Winds Of Change?
A recent judgment handed down by the Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court has potentially undermined the ability of lawyers to work on matters before the BVI courts and recover their fees for such work.
British Virgin Islands
16 Jun 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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Navigating Cost Assessments - The BVI Commercial Judge Offers Clarity On Recoverable Costs In The Commercial Division
On 29 April 2016, the Honourable Justice Barry Leon, the Commercial Court Judge in the BVI, handed down a detailed Judgment on the assessment of costs in the Commercial Division.
British Virgin Islands
9 May 2016
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Black Swan: "Stand-Alone" Injunctions In Support Of Foreign Proceedings
The BVI court has jurisdiction to grant "stand-alone" injunctions in support of foreign proceedings.
British Virgin Islands
19 Apr 2016
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Forum Non Conveniens | Recent BVI Commercial Court Guidance
BVI Commercial Court provides guidance on the place of incorporation as a factor when deciding a "forum non conveniens" application.
British Virgin Islands
4 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
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BVI Commercial Court Provides Further Guidance On The Black Swan Jurisdiction
Walkers acts for the respondents to an ex parte order made under the Black Swan jurisdiction, which permits certain preservative orders to be made in support of foreign proceedings.
British Virgin Islands
7 Feb 2016
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English Maritime Case Raises CPR And Legal Capacity Issues For BVI Litigants
In a twist of misfortune, the Claimant's solicitors applied to come off the record immediately before the security for costs application and its demitting solicitors appeared with only instructions to seek an adjournment.
British Virgin Islands
24 Nov 2015
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