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by Stuart Cullen

BVI - More questions of standing of beneficial shareholders

In a recent decision in the case of TIPP Investments PCC v. Chagala Group Ltd. et al (BVIHCM 102/2016), Mr Justice Davis-White clarified the issue of the standing of beneficial shareholders that we highlighted in our previous article. As we had said...

Restructuring and Insolvency - Unfair prejudice and beneficial shareholders: a confused noise

While the position regarding the standing of struck off companies in BVI is relatively clear (see last year’s English Commercial Court decision of Maritime Investment Holdings Inc v Underwriting Members of Syndicate 1183 Lloyd’s and Others)...

BVI - Harneys advises on USD$1.2 billion provisional liquidation related to Lavo Jato corruption scandal

OAS Group, one of Brazil’s largest engineering and construction groups, has operations throughout South and Central America. It is one of the main players implicated as a result of Operação Lavo Jato, which revealed widespread...

BVI - BVI High Court confirms that exercise of discretion to wind up a company not dependent on “a head counting exercise”

The BVI Court’s discretion cannot be decided simply on the basis of the number of creditors opposing the making of the order and the quantum of the debt they are owed and that it is not merely “a head counting exercise”.

BVI Litigation & Insolvency - BVI: Arbitration Agreements and Insolvency Proceedings

This article by Harneys was first published in the INSOL International Electronic Newsletter, January 2016.

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