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.
Partners Ian Mann and Andrew Thorp outline the tools available to a party in the BVI to seek to recover property, or proceeds of property, which have been misappropriated.
Partner Ian Mann and Associate Jennifer Maughan present an offshore perspective on the arbitrability of intra-company disputes in this article.
Harneys' Cyprus Managing Partner Demetris Loizides explains recent amendments to Cypriot legislation which introduce examinership, in this article.
Harneys Partner Philip Graham outlines the BVI's new fund products, the Incubator Fund and Approved Fund, in this reprint from HFM Week, 11-17 June 2015.