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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
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
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
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 Islands’ Companies Winding Up Rules.
Cayman Islands
27 May 2014
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 Madoff’s investment company.
British Virgin Islands
28 Apr 2014
Order Restored: Court Hands Down Key Judgment On BVI Hedge Fund Insolvencies
The Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court handed down an important ruling on the question of where investors stand in the "waterfall" of distributions in the liquidation of investment funds under British Virgin Islands law.
British Virgin Islands
20 Mar 2013
Legal Update: BVI Case Notes
New Commercial Court rules now apply.
British Virgin Islands
23 Apr 2010
Important Trends In BVI Insolvency Case Law
One of the aims of the BVI Insolvency Act (“the Act”) is to bring certainty to the insolvency regime in the BVI, including time limits for compulsory winding up procedures. In two recent cases the High Court gave a clear message that time limits will be strictly applied, even where this means a BVI company is then subject to a liquidation order.
British Virgin Islands
13 Sep 2006
BVI Insolvency Act Update
Since its enactment in 2003, the Insolvency Act ("the Act") has made significant and positive changes to insolvency law in the BVI. Phillip Kite gives an update on the way some of the more important changes have been interpreted to date. For UK practitioners, there are also some thoughts on how the Act might enable a BVI company, with a BVI governed floating charge, to circumvent some of the provisions of the UK Enterprise Act.
British Virgin Islands
22 Jun 2006
New Statutory Remedies for Shareholders in BVI Companies
The enactment of the BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act 2005 ("the Act") provides both minority shareholders and joint venture partners with important remedies under BVI law. The provisions apply to all companies incorporated under the Act, and all previous companies are deemed to be automatically re-registered under the Act from 1 January 2007. This effectively means all BVI companies.
British Virgin Islands
9 Mar 2006
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