The United Kingdom Government is set to ratify the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment and the Protocol thereto on matters specific to Aircraft Equipment (the Cape Town Convention). Extension of the Cape Town Convention to Cayman is...
Both BVI and Cayman have recently updated their arbitration regimes, as detailed in this article by Harneys Partners David Butler, Marc Kish, Colin Riegels and Andrew Thorp.
Cyprus is a growth jurisdiction for alternative investment funds. This article on Fund Administration:Opportunities for Offshore and Alternative Investment Funds by Aki Corsoni-Husain and Elina Mantrali appeared in EurekaHedge.
Partner Nancy Erotocritou contributed the Cyprus chapter of Getting the Deal Through: Debt Capital Markets 2015. Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd.
The BVI's new funds products are expected to provide an efficient, cost-effective option for South African fund managers. Harneys Partner Patrick Colegrave outlines the advantages in this June 2015 article published in Hedge News Africa.
BVI and Cayman Insolvency Law: A Comparison appeared in the May/June 2015 edition of CDR. It was authored by Harneys Partners Colin Riegels, Ian Mann and Marc Kish.
This article reviews the different circumstances under which it might be appropriate for a shareholder to apply for the appointment
of an inspector (or joint inspectors) and how to make such an application.
This article outlines Cayman Islands law regarding the formation of private equity and venture capital funds. It originally appeared in China Business Law Journal.
This article titled Shareholder disputes: When is
just and equitable liquidation
appropriate? was written by BVI Partner Andrew Thorp and Senior Associate Claire Goldstein.
This article from Harneys Hong Kong discusses the circumstances in which an offshore debtor may consider to implement a parallel scheme of arrangement in its jurisdiction of incorporation and in the jurisdiction concerning its debt obligations.