British Virgin Islands
At this time of great uncertainty, we hope it is useful to offer you an update on the operation of the BVI litigation market.
Although pooling orders have previously been made by the BVI Court, until now, there has been no published judgment confirming that this is a form of relief available within the BVI.
As the new legal year begins, Conyers is pleased to note that the BVI Commercial Court has confirmed the appointment of the following Judges:
On 9 May 2019, The Honourable Mr Justice Adrian Jack QC (Ag) delivered an oral Judgment in BVI proceedings in the Abyzov/Vekselberg-related litigation.
We are pleased to inform you of the announcement last week by the Judicial Commission of Mr Gerhard Wallbank as an acting Judge of the Commercial Division of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court ...
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Following the passing of the 2013 Arbitration Act and the subsequent establishment of the International Arbitration Centre, the BVI is committed to both the conduct of arbitrations in the jurisdiction ...
In line with its commitment to provide flexible and innovative legal structures for cross border trading and investment activity, the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") ...
The British Virgin Islands is an ideal home jurisdiction for establishing joint ventures because of the variety of structures available under its laws.
Best-known for its stunning natural beauty—jewel-colored waters, soft sandy beaches, and lush mountain ridges—the British Virgin Islands also excels among her peers in the international financial services industry
The BVI Commercial Court has announced that it will return to sitting in the BVI from January 2018.
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has enacted the eagerly awaited Limited Partnership Act (the Limited Partnership Act or the Act).
We are pleased to announce the enactment of the new Limited Partnership Act. The LPA represents the culmination of the efforts of fourteen lawyers from eight British Virgin Islands law firms to create a state of the art limited partnership act.
‘Forum shopping' can lead to some fierce jurisdictional battles particularly in insolvency where the choice can be stark between debtor and creditor friendly procedures
The BVI Commercial Court has just provided guidance on wasted costs principles and their application to the duties of an applicant's legal practitioner on an ex parte application.
A reference to the "perfect arbitration clause" is always likely to be a little controversial.
The applications were unsuccessfully contested on the principal ground that the appointment of liquidators would irretrievably damage the prospects of a wider, global restructuring...
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...
The Bermuda Commercial Court has provided guidance as to the considerations it will take into account when deciding the identity of the JPLs.