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THE OFFSHORE CASE DIGEST OFFERS READERS A HIGH LEVEL SUMMARY OF THE MAJOR COMMERCIAL CASES DECIDED IN BERMUDA, THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS AND THE CAYMAN ISLANDS.

Our goal is to provide a useful reference tool for clients and practitioners who are interested in the development of case law in each jurisdiction.

 


RECENT cases

January 2021

Shareholder Rights and Remedies: a summary

January 2021

BVI Passes Legislation Codifying the “Black Swan” Jurisdiction

January 2021

Provisional Liquidators, the Automatic Stay, and the Hong Kong Court

December 2020

Ciban Management Corporation (Appellant) v Citco (BVI) Ltd and another (Respondents) Privy Council

November 2020

From the Privy Council of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) Chu (Respondent) v Lau (Appellant)

October 2020

Covering Ears to Steal Bells: Ignoring Insolvency at Risk of Liquidation

September 2020

Novel jurisprudence issues concerning the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards (Cayman Islands Court of Appeal)

September 2020

Application of Article 15 of the Hague Service Convention 1965: When Can a Court Give a Judgment if Service of the BVI Proceedings is Unsuccessful?

September 2020

Shanda Games in the Privy Council: the beginning of the end of share appraisal litigation involving Cayman Islands companies, or just the end of the beginning?

August 2020

Undue Influence: Clarification of the Requirements on Lenders

July 2020

A Seismic Shift to Certainty: “Substratum” and the Proper Construction of Trust Deeds

July 2020

Rangecroft v. Lenox: Statutory Demands, Arbitration Clauses and s.18 of the Arbitration Act 2013

July 2020

BVI Norwich Pharmacal orders unaffected by Broad Idea (No 2)

April 2020

BVI Court Issues Key Decision on Recoverability of Costs

March 2020

Cayman Court of Appeal Clarifies the Purpose of Section 99 of the Companies Law


Disclaimers: These publications are not intended to be a substitute for legal advice or a legal opinion. They deal in broad terms and are intended to merely provide as a brief overview and give general information.

Effective 3 December 2020, all legislation in the Cayman Islands is described by the term “Act” rather than “Law”. Any references to “Law” (and accompanying acronyms) in Conyers written materials pre-dating October 2020 should be read as “Act”.