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by Ian Mann

Restructuring and Insolvency - BVI adopts guidelines for communication and cooperation between courts

The BVI today adopted new guidelines for communication and cooperation between courts in cross-border insolvency matters. The initiative, which was the result of work by the Judicial Insolvency Network[1], has proved very popular. The BVI is the...

Restructuring and Insolvency - 2016 in review: The rise of Cayman Islands share valuation disputes and professional dissenting shareholders

During 2016, shareholders in Cayman Islands companies often availed themselves of the Court procedure for determining the fair value of their shares. That trend is likely to continue into 2017. A substantial driver of this has been the perceived...

Litigation - BVI Commercial Court appoints three new judges

Harneys is pleased to report three judicial appointments to the BVI Commercial Court which are designed to increase the capacity of the Court in 2017. Justices Gerhard Wallbank and Roger Kaye QC are appointed to terms...

Restructuring and Insolvency - The Bermuda restructuring JPL and the requirement of independence

The Bermuda Commercial Court has provided guidance as to the considerations it will take into account when deciding the identity of the JPLs, further to our article on the Up Energy Group Ltd (the Company) restructuring and the circumstances in which...

Restructuring and Insolvency - The Bermuda restructuring JPL: super flexible and key to monitor company-driven restructurings

In the recent Bermuda case of Up Energy Development Group Limited, the debtor Company sought to resist a creditor request to appoint Joint Provisional Liquidators (JPLs) to monitor the Company’s proposed restructuring. Up Energy Development...

Restructuring and Insolvency - ​Offshore disputes in Asia: Asia Legal Business report

Offshore disputes in Asia continue to increase, largely fuelled by China, according to a report by Asia Legal Business. Ian Mann, head of Harneys’ Hong Kong litigation and restructuring practice, shared comments with Asia Legal Business, click here...

Litigation - BVI Costs Clarity: Court finds foreign lawyers' costs 'generally recoverable'

The BVI Commercial Court has today handed down new guidance which clarifies its position on the recoverability of foreign lawyers’ costs and underlines the Court’s clear intent to accommodate and provide practical solutions for international...

Asia - Ian Mann and Paul Sephton named on Asian Legal Business' Offshore Client Choice list

"Among the many legal professionals involved in offshore transactions in Asia, there are some who regularly surpass client expectations." - Asian Legal Business Harneys is pleased to announce that Litigation Partner Ian Mann and Finance...

Restructuring and Insolvency - Mergers and fair value: What does it mean to a dissenting shareholder?

A comparison of laws in the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands and Bermuda Shareholders in a company that is the subject of a takeover and merger have certain intrinsic rights available to them in the event that they dissent to the merger...

Restructuring and Insolvency - Disclosure of Information in the BVI

Disclosure orders constitute a very powerful weapon for the tracking down and recovery of assets. Given the strict statutory and regulatory requirements for keeping records of beneficial ownership and other data (see our guide on confidentiality...

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