Mondaq Offshore: Insolvency/Bankruptcy/Re-structuring
Lennox Paton
The Bahamas has long been established as an international financial centre in which foreign companies, complex commercial funds and special purpose vehicles invoke the jurisdiction of the Bahamian court ...
Walkers
A court-supervised scheme of arrangement is the most straightforward and cost effective way to facilitate a corporate rescue or restructuring of a company which is incorporated in Bermuda but has its operations or listing status in another jurisdiction.
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (the ‘Privy Council') delivered its decision in the latest round of Madoff litigation on 20 May 2019.
Conyers
Restructuring of insolvent companies in the Cayman Islands is implemented by a flexible regime comprising the appointment of provisional liquidators coupled with an adjournment of the winding-up petition.
Walkers
开曼群岛大法院在最近公布的法院判决中对外国法院或外国政府机构指定的破产财产接管人在开曼群岛申请认可作出了解释。
Ogier
The global Ogier R&I team have been involved in many of the most complex and high-value offshore schemes and restructurings in recent years including Ocean Rig, QGOG/Constellation Overseas, Shire, Rangold Resources, Abraaj Group and Action Real Estate.
Walkers
Off with his head! An offshore perspective – Is the "headcount test" heading for the guillotine.
KRYS Global
On 20 May 2019, the Privy Council issued a decision on the subject of the appeal to the Board against the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal's upholding of the BVI High Court's refusal...
A.G. Erotocritou LLC
As a result of the numerous cross-border structures involving Cyprus, the need to recognise foreign insolvency proceedings in Cyprus is becoming more common.
Ogier
Insolvency work is back with a vengeance in Guernsey – and it's not predicted to slow down.
GuernseyFinance
In the recent decision of BTI 2014 LLC v Sequana SA and others, the English Court of Appeal issued helpful guidance regarding the question of when the directors of a company in financial difficulty
Ogier
Recent high profile cases including Providence and Carlyle and their implications for the future of audit and directors duties in an insolvency context were just two of the issues discussed at the INSOL Channel Islands..
Herbert Smith Freehills
In Yeung Lui Ming v Tang Mo Lin Irene [2019] HKCFI 1848, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance set aside a sale of cemetery sites and a transfer of shares by a bankrupt individual on the basis that they constituted...
Walkers
Many readers will have heard about the Z Trust litigation in Jersey, which has implications for trustees in the event that the trusts that they work with become insolvent.
Ogier
Ogier's newest associates Graeme Loarridge, Melanie McKernan and Richard Parrish have all been admitted to the Cayman Bar.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Starting your own business is one of the most exciting decisions you can take. But it is imperative to follow fundamental rules and keep certain key considerations in mind to avoid facing financial issues that may lead to bankruptcy.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The United Arab Emirates ("UAE") economy continues to flourish and be attractive to businesses from around the world. The potential options available to foreign multinational companies
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
In his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, issued the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) Act No. 1 of 2019 on Insolvency (hereinafter referred to as the "New Law").
STA Law Firm
In these investment scenarios, there are times when an organization needs more money than is as of now being produced by its activities; it has two different ways to get it.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The UAE Bankruptcy Law is viewed as an improvement over the prior insolvency laws (as outlined in the Commercial Transactions Law), insofar as the Bankruptcy Law:
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The recent INSOL Channel Islands seminar last month saw a record turn-out of over 150 restructuring and insolvency practitioners to discuss major topics impacting our industry...
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Herbert Smith Freehills
In Re A Civil Matter Now Pending in United States District Court for the Western District of Washington [2019] HKCFI 1738 , the Hong Kong Court of First Instance rejected two letters of request (the "LORs") from the...
STA Law Firm
In these investment scenarios, there are times when an organization needs more money than is as of now being produced by its activities; it has two different ways to get it.
Walkers
Many readers will have heard about the Z Trust litigation in Jersey, which has implications for trustees in the event that the trusts that they work with become insolvent.
Conyers
The Court of Appeal has recently ruled in BTI 2014 LLC -v- Sequana SA & Ors [2019] EWCA Civ 112 that an otherwise lawful dividend may still be found to be a transaction defrauding creditors.
Walkers
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