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Help is at hand: Options for investors in troubled Cayman joint ventures
Liquidations

Help is at hand: Options for investors in troubled Cayman joint ventures

This article examines the liquidation options available to noteholders and shareholders in Cayman companies. It also examines a recent line of cases in which the Cayman court allowed the provisional liquidation regime to be used for restructuring purposes. Finally, it examines potential liabilities, including for directors.
The Duomatic principle and ostensible authority

The Duomatic principle and ostensible authority

The Privy Council recently handed down its key decision in Ciban Management Corporation v Citco (BVI) Ltd [2020] UKPC 21.
Cyprus UBO regime announcement
Banking & Finance

Cyprus UBO regime announcement

Cyprus UBO disclosure regime for entities and other legal arrangements commencing on 22 February 2021.
Snapshot of key enforcement methods in the BVI
Litigation & Insolvency

Snapshot of key enforcement methods in the BVI

The enforcement toolkit available in the BVI is similar to many other common law jurisdictions. However, the BVI Courts have tailored their approach to meet the challenges a creditor may face when looking to enforce over a complex structure.
Succession Planning - British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands
Private Wealth

Succession Planning - British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands

Succession planning has always been a difficult topic of conversation for families, but in recent years and against the backdrop of an ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, it’s become a priority for those looking to protect their assets for current and future generations. With renewed interest and demand for succession planning, Henno Boshoff of Harneys’ Asia Trust and Private Client Advisory Group, outlines some of the key aspects of succession planning offshore.