On 31 July 2023 a substantially amended version of the Eastern Caribbean Civil Procedure Rules (Amended CPR) came into force in the British Virgin Islands (BVI).

The Amended CPR applies to all proceedings commenced on or after that date, and is also intended to apply in due course, on the basis of transitional provisions, to almost all proceedings that were commenced before 31 July 2023 and which remain ongoing.

As a result of the amendments, the CPR has undergone some significant changes, some of a fundamental nature. In this article published by Commercial Dispute Resolution (CDR), Matthew Brown and Jane Fedotova explain and summarise the key amendments and offer some critical evaluation of the new provisions.

Read more: https://www.cdr-news.com/categories/litigation/19251-all-change-in-the-eastern-caribbean-as-new-cpr-come-into-force


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