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Appleby
When a Russian company brings a claim in the BVI against two Russian employees, employed under Russian law service agreements, it is perhaps not surprising that a forum challenge would ensue
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Following the passing of the 2013 Arbitration Act and the subsequent establishment of the International Arbitration Centre, the BVI is committed to both the conduct of arbitrations in the jurisdiction ...
Ogier
Welcome to the final In Your Court of 2018, featuring commentary on major cases and judgments from our BVI, Cayman, Guernsey and Jersey teams.
Carey Olsen
The BVI Court of Appeal has issued an interesting and timely judgment clarifying the principles applicable on a forum non conveniens challenge, in relation to claims alleging a multi-million dollar fraud purportedly...
Campbells
On 18 September 2018 the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court – Court of Appeal (BVI) handed down judgment in the matter of Livingston Properties Equities Inc and Ors v JSC MCC EuroChem and Ors.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
There are many hurdles cross-border high-value litigation throws up before a seasoned lawyer but 200mph winds, razed infrastructure and departmental displacement are not ordinarily among them.
Maples Group
The legislation governing arbitration in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is the Arbitration Act 2013
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Litigation remains the primary dispute resolution mechanism in large commercial disputes in the British Virgin Islands.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Conyers Dill & Pearman act for a group of minority shareholders of a BVI company known as King Bun Limited in a derivative action against its Hong Kong based directors for damages caused to the company ...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
In the recent Court of Appeal decision of Steadroy Matthews -v- Garna O'Neal, BVIHCVAP 2015/0019 ("Steadroy Matthews") the Court upheld an award of pre-judgment interest on general damages...
Carey Olsen
The BVI Commercial Court has announced that it will return to sitting in the BVI from January 2018.
Walkers
The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court has issued a court notice and announced that the Commercial Division of the High Court returns to the Territory of the Virgin Islands in January 2018.
Appleby
On 20th November 2017 the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in the latest round of litigation arising out of the fallout of Bernard Madoff's multi-billion-dollar ponzi scheme.
Campbells
In doing so, the Court of Appeal clarified two important points of BVI law and practice which will be of widespread application...
Maples Group
The legislation governing arbitration in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is the Arbitration Act 2013, which came into force on 1 October 2014 and that repealed the Arbitration Act 1976 ...
Walkers
The BVI Court has recently clarified the scope of the Norwich Pharmacal jurisdiction set out in UVW v XYZ.
Appleby
The application for permission to cross-examine the Respondent was duly issued.
Maples Group
In this case, the applicant, Mr Yegiazaryan, had made an application for security for costs with respect to Mr Garkusha's appeal against the dismissal of his claim.
O'Neal Webster
There is no dispute that the 2017 hard-opening of the new 'state of the art' British Virgin Islands International Arbitration Centre signals the BVI's intent to become the leading arbitral and dispute...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
In the second of two articles evaluating the BVI courts' recent approach to the recovery of foreign lawyers' fees under adverse costs orders in commercial litigation, Tameka Davis, counsel at Conyers, Dill & Pearman in the British Virgin Islands, ...
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Appleby
When a Russian company brings a claim in the BVI against two Russian employees, employed under Russian law service agreements, it is perhaps not surprising that a forum challenge would ensue
Campbells
On 18 September 2018 the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court – Court of Appeal (BVI) handed down judgment in the matter of Livingston Properties Equities Inc and Ors v JSC MCC EuroChem and Ors.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Following the passing of the 2013 Arbitration Act and the subsequent establishment of the International Arbitration Centre, the BVI is committed to both the conduct of arbitrations in the jurisdiction ...
Ogier
Welcome to the final In Your Court of 2018, featuring commentary on major cases and judgments from our BVI, Cayman, Guernsey and Jersey teams.
Carey Olsen
The BVI Court of Appeal has issued an interesting and timely judgment clarifying the principles applicable on a forum non conveniens challenge, in relation to claims alleging a multi-million dollar fraud purportedly...
Appleby
On 20th November 2017 the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in the latest round of litigation arising out of the fallout of Bernard Madoff's multi-billion-dollar ponzi scheme.
Appleby
The application for permission to cross-examine the Respondent was duly issued.
Carey Olsen
The BVI Commercial Court has announced that it will return to sitting in the BVI from January 2018.
Campbells
In doing so, the Court of Appeal clarified two important points of BVI law and practice which will be of widespread application...
Maples Group
The legislation governing arbitration in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is the Arbitration Act 2013
Conyers Dill & Pearman
There are many hurdles cross-border high-value litigation throws up before a seasoned lawyer but 200mph winds, razed infrastructure and departmental displacement are not ordinarily among them.
O'Neal Webster
There is no dispute that the 2017 hard-opening of the new 'state of the art' British Virgin Islands International Arbitration Centre signals the BVI's intent to become the leading arbitral and dispute...
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