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Carey Olsen
In the recent case of Kathryn Ma Wai Fong v Incredible Power and Ors (BVIHC 52 of 2016), Carey Olsen
Conyers
The Covid-19 pandemic is the single most globally impactful event for decades.
Conyers
An aggrieved party which has started proceedings in the BVI must seek court permission to serve the claim form out of the jurisdiction on a foreign defendant.
Ogier
The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, including the BVI, is conducting its most wide-ranging review of its Civil Procedure Rules in 20 years.
Conyers
Since the Court of Appeal's decision in Broad Idea International Ltd v. Convoy Collateral Ltd BVIHCMAP 2019/0026 ("Broad Idea (No 2)") was handed down on 29 May this year...
Conyers
The recent first instance decision in Rangecroft Limited v. Lenox International Holdings Ltd BVIHC (Com) 37 of 2020 (unreported, 6 July 2020) is an interesting and potentially far reaching one.
Carey Olsen
The relationship between arbitration clauses and winding up proceedings is a contentious issue in many jurisdictions and the debate shows no sign of abating.
Ogier
BVI Dispute Resolution specialist David Welford has joined Ogier as partner. David joins Ogier's BVI law team in Europe, which works seamlessly alongside the firm's BVI-based...
Walkers
In a judgment handed down on Friday 29 May 2020 in Broad Idea International Limited v Convoy Collateral Limited (BVICMAP 2019/0026), the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal...
Carey Olsen
The Black Swan injunction, named after the landmark decision, broke new ground by ruling that claimants could seek freestanding freezing injunctions in the BVI in support of foreign proceedings...
Walkers
In a judgment handed down on Friday 29 May 2020 in Broad Idea International Limited - v - Convoy Collateral Limited (BVICMAP 2019/0026),
Appleby
The Black Swan theory is a philosophical metaphor for a major and unexpected event, which in turn depends upon an ancient assumption that the Black Swan does not exist.
Campbells
On 29 May 2020 the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, Court of Appeal handed down a judgment which found that the BVI Court has no jurisdiction to grant free-standing freezing injunctions...
Ogier
In its judgment given on 30 March 2020 in Paraskevaides v Citco[1], the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal considered a range of issues on appeal from the Commercial Court
Carey Olsen
Carey Olsen presents this unofficial consolidation of the BVI Insolvency Act 2003 (the "Act") and the Insolvency Rules 2005 (the "Rules").
Conyers
Significantly, the Court determined the issue of the recoverability of costs in respect of work done by three fee earners of Conyers based in Hong Kong who were not BVI admitted at the relevant time.
Appleby
On 30 March 2020, the Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (the Court of Appeal) delivered a decision of some practical importance to the practice relating to applications...
Ogier
The BVI Commercial Court has just delivered a judgment that answers the question raised in the BVI as a result of two English decisions questioning the availability of Norwich Pharmacal relief for the purposes of overseas proceedings.
Walkers
In a lengthy and closely reasoned judgment, the Court conducted a detailed analysis of the provisions of the BCA which impose the legislative regime for dealing with bearer shares held in BVI incorporated companies.
Walkers
The Judge rejected Kirkland's submissions.
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