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CDR – Primeo Fund v HSBC: On reflection
The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal recently dismissed the USD2 billion appeal by Primeo, a Madoff feeder fund. Campbells represented the successful HSBC respondents.
Cayman Islands
20 Sep 2019
Al Sadik v Investcorp: Cayman Grand Court Provides Guidance On Interim Payments And Orders Consequent Upon The Grant Of An Anti-Suit Injunction
The August 2019 judgment of Kawaley J, sitting in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the "Grand Court"), in Riad Tawfiq Al Sadik v Investcorp Bank B.S.C & Ors (FSD 47 of 2009) has provided litigants with judicial guidance.
Cayman Islands
3 Sep 2019
Weavering Preference Claims Upheld By Privy Council
On 29 July 2019, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council handed down its judgment in Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB v Conway & Shakespeare (as joint official liquidators of
Cayman Islands
16 Aug 2019
Campbells Successfully Acts For The Defendants In The Matter Of Steven Goodman v Dawn Cummings And DMS Governance Ltd.
In a Judgment delivered on 2 July 2019, the Grand Court dismissed the Plaintiff's application to amend his pleading and granted summary judgment in favour of DMS
Cayman Islands
22 Jul 2019
Primeo Fund v HSBC: Cayman Islands Court Of Appeal Dismisses Primeo's Appeal
In a judgment delivered on 13 June 2019, the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal by Primeo Fund (in Official Liquidation), a Madoff feeder fund, against the 2017 judgment of the Grand Court ...
Cayman Islands
25 Jun 2019
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
BVI Commercial Court Decision Serves As Bold Reminder Of Duties Of Full And Frank Disclosure On Ex Parte Applications
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.
British Virgin Islands
6 Jun 2019
Cayman Islands Court Of Appeal Rules On Restraint Of Foreign Claims Against Third Parties
In a judgment delivered on 8 October 2018, the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal ("CICA") allowed a partial appeal by the joint official liquidators of Argyle Funds SPC Inc. (in Official Liquidation)...
Cayman Islands
12 Oct 2018
Significant Decision Of The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court – Court Of Appeal: Jurisdiction And Service Out
On 18 September 2018 the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court – Court of Appeal (BVI) handed down judgment in the matter of Livingston Properties Equities Inc and Ors v JSC MCC EuroChem and Ors.
British Virgin Islands
26 Sep 2018
Cayman Islands Court Of Appeal Clarifies Scope Of Third Party Access To Litigation Documents
In a judgment likely to prove significant for litigants and third parties seeking access to Court documents, the CICA has clarified what documents third parties to litigation may obtain from the Court file and the...
Cayman Islands
22 Aug 2018
Privy Council Dismisses Final Appeal In Long-Running Hedge Fund Investor Litigation
In a judgment delivered on 18 June 2018, the Privy Council has dismissed the appeal by Emirati businessman Riad Tawfiq Al Sadik against judgments of the Grand Court and the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal ...
Cayman Islands
29 Jun 2018
Cayman Fund In Liquidation Ordered To Pay Costs Of Cayman And New York Proceedings On The Indemnity Basis
In a Ruling that will be of interest to users of the Cayman courts, the Grand Court has ordered a Cayman fund in liquidation to pay as damages, the costs of foreign proceedings commenced in breach of contract ...
Cayman Islands
29 Mar 2018
Staray Capital Limited And Another V Cha, Yang – Privy Council, On Appeal From The Court Of Appeal Of The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands)
The Privy Council has upheld changes to a BVI company's Articles of Association, despite these changes being motivated by a desire to exclude a minority shareholder.
British Virgin Islands
8 Feb 2018
Fairfield Sentry Limited (In Liquidation) – Court Of Appeal Decision – 20 November 2017
In doing so, the Court of Appeal clarified two important points of BVI law and practice which will be of widespread application...
British Virgin Islands
28 Nov 2017
Primeo Fund v HSBC: Grand Court Rules That Madoff Feeder Fund Was "The Author Of Its Own Misfortune"
In a landmark judgment of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands delivered on 23 August 2017 in Primeo Fund (in Official Liquidation) ("Primeo") v Bank of Bermuda (Cayman) Ltd ("BBCL") and HSBC Securities Services...
Cayman Islands
30 Aug 2017
Award Of Costs Against Non-Parties In Proceedings Outside Of Their Control
In a novel judgment of Mr Justice McMillan delivered on 1 August 2017, the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands awarded costs against non-parties that did not fund or control the proceedings in issue.
Cayman Islands
22 Aug 2017
SEB v Weavering Court Of Appeal Judgment
Earlier this year, the CICA heard the appeal of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB against the 5 January 2016 order of Mr Justice Clifford of the Grand Court in Conway and Walker v SEB1.
Cayman Islands
31 May 2017
Transparency Vs. Privilege: Balancing Competing Public Interests In Respect Of Witness Statements
In a judgment delivered on 16 November 2016 in Primeo Fund (in Official Liquidation) v Bank of Bermuda (Cayman) Ltd & Anor., the Court of Appeal of the Cayman Islands ("CICA") held...
Cayman Islands
28 Nov 2016
A Case Of Rhone: Agreement Of Limited Partners Not To Petition For The Winding Up Of A Cayman Islands Exempted Limited Partnership Upheld On Appeal
The appeal in Rhone Holdings concerned a petition presented by limited partners for the winding up of a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership...
Cayman Islands
18 May 2016
Primeo V Herald: Clarifying The Rights Of Redeemed Investors
Primeo was one of several investors which had submitted redemption requests to Herald for a redemption date of 1 December 2008 (the "December Redeemers").
Cayman Islands
5 May 2016
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