In cases of fraud, asset tracing and recovery, the BVI courts and the litigants who bring their cases before them have at their disposal a wide range of remedies that will be familiar to fraud practitioners in common law jurisdictions. These remedies have their roots in both legislation and in the body of case law arising from both common law and equity. The common law of England was introduced by the Common Law (Declaration of Application) Act 1705 and the rules of equity by Eastern Caribbean States Supreme Court (Virgin Islands) Act 1969. Download the PDF to read the chapter.
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