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Litigation Webinar: Cross-Border Restructuring | The Offshore Advantage
Restructuring

Litigation Webinar: Cross-Border Restructuring | The Offshore Advantage

Harneys Partners Jayson Wood, Claire Goldstein and Peter Ferrer are joined by EY Associate Partner Tammy Fu, to discuss the desirability of including a Cayman islands or British Virgin Islands scheme of arrangement as part of a cross-border restructuring strategy for companies incorporated in those jurisdictions. They also explore why offshore vehicles are used and how the Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands’ courts and legal systems work in conjunction with the US Chapter 11 process.
How will breaches of the Cayman Islands beneficial ownership reporting regime be enforced?
Investment Funds

How will breaches of the Cayman Islands beneficial ownership reporting regime be enforced?

In June 2020 we alerted clients to the introduction of fines for breaches of the Cayman Islands beneficial ownership reporting requirements. The client alert can be found here. The new fine system is in addition to the penalties that already exist for committing an offence under the beneficial ownership regime laws.
Cayman Islands Grand Court facilitates direct court-to-court communications
Restructuring

Cayman Islands Grand Court facilitates direct court-to-court communications

“Judicial international co-operation is a well-established tradition in Cayman Islands’ jurisprudence…” wrote Chief Justice Anthony Smellie in an article appearing in the Beijing Law Review nearly 10 years ago… “the over-arching principle is, of course, comity – that civilised notion that requires reciprocity of co-operation and assistance between the courts of different countries…”
R&I over Wi-Fi: Demonstrating insolvency in the restructuring context
Restructuring

R&I over Wi-Fi: Demonstrating insolvency in the restructuring context

In our fourth episode of R&I over Wi-Fi, Senior Associate Lachlan Greig sits down with Partner Paul Madden to discuss provisional liquidation. The focus of this episode is on the appointment of restructuring provisional liquidators when the company is unable to pay its debts.