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Media & Entertainment


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Media & Entertainment, including film, music, publishing, advertising, internet and news media, is a fast evolving sector with new technology and entrants to the market. It requires a global, flexible and innovative legal system such as that of the BVI. 

Overview

Harneys has advised a variety of companies and financial institutions worldwide on all aspects of BVI finance law in the field of media and entertainment.

We act as BVI legal counsel to Virgin, a leading international investment group and one of the world's most recognised and respected brands in the field of Media and Entertainment. Virgin employs more than 50,000 people around the world and operates in over 50 countries.

Other BVI Media & Entertainment experience includes:
 
  • Acting as BVI counsel to a family owned Nordic headquartered media group with interests in television, films, books, newspapers, trade press, magazines and digital media.
  • Advising Sberbank on the BVI elements of its debt financing to the Gallery Media Group, the second largest outdoor advertising operator in Russia and the Ukraine providing media buying services and advertising campaigns across 500 cities in Eastern Europe.
  • Advising the financial institutions and investors providing debt and equity funding to various motion pictures owned by BVI limited partnerships.
  • Acting as BVI borrower counsel on the syndicated loan to an international event design and delivery business specialising in providing temporary environments for sporting and cultural events across the globe.

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Contacts

Colin Riegels
Colin Riegels

Managing Partner
British Virgin Islands
Tanya Cassie-Parker
Tanya Cassie-Parker

Partner
British Virgin Islands
Russell Willings
Russell Willings

Partner
British Virgin Islands
Michelle Frett-Mathavious
Michelle Frett-Mathavious

Counsel
British Virgin Islands
Joanna  Hossack
Joanna Hossack

Associate
British Virgin Islands
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Recent Experience

Harneys advises on Studio City's Senior Secured Notes Offering and Super Senior Revolving Credit Facility 
Harneys advises on Ku6 Media Co., Ltd. merger with Shanda Investment Holdings 
Harneys acts for Virgin Group