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Recent Experience

Recent deals and cases by Harneys
by Jeremy Child

December 2013 - Harneys secures key decision before the ECSC Court of Appeal

On Thursday 5 December the ECSC Court of Appeal handed down an order bringing much needed clarity to the Eastern Caribbean Civil Procedure Rules (the CPR) relating to service out of foreign judgments and arbitral awards. Harneys worked with Justin...

August 2013 - Economic Torts and Unjust Enrichment

Maruti Holdings PTE Limited v Sinclair Strategies Limited and others BVIHC (Com) 2012/0130 Harneys successfully applied to set aside service of a US$21 million claim brought in the BVI against a professional corporate services provider based in...

August 2013 - BVI Insolvency Assistance to Foreign Office Holders

Harneys successfully appeared on behalf of a foreign liquidator seeking urgent recognition in order to assert control over BVI assets at risk of dissipation. Previous BVI case law (Picard v BLMIS, BVI HC (Com) 140 of 2010) suggested that Parts XVII...

August 2013 - The Meaning of “Member” under the BVI Company Law

Comodo Holdings Ltd v (1) Renaissance Ventures Ltd; and (2) Joseph Katz (executor for the estate of Eric D Emanuel Dec’d) BVIHC (Com) 2013/0045 Harneys recently acted for successful respondents in a dispute relating to how the Court should...

July 2013 - Further developments in Black Swan relief

Harneys successfully acted for an individual seeking free standing relief in aid of foreign proceedings brought in Cyprus. The Cyprus proceedings were a derivative claim brought by the claimant in the name of a Cypriot company. Relief sought included a...

May 2013 - Third Party Costs Ruling in BVI

Harneys recently acted for a third party objector in an appointment of liquidator proceedings. The liquidator applied to the Court for a costs order against Harneys' client seeking the full costs of their application. Harneys submitted that the...

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