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‘The 1958 New York Convention is the most successful, multilateral instrument in the field of international trade law,’ said Prof Pieter Sanders in April 2011.
The Cayman Islands Companies Law sets out a non-exhaustive list of what constitutes ‘establishing a place of business’ or ‘carrying on business’ in Cayman.
The Bermuda government recently approved an amendment to Bermuda’s trust legislation.
A shareholder in a BVI company seeking to bring a derivative claim in Hong Kong must first obtain the permission of the BVI court.
This case concerned a monetary award made in an arbitration before the London Court of International Arbitration.
International co-operation in cross-border insolvencies: smoothing the path for foreign liquidators in Hong Kong
A decision of the High Court of the Hong Kong SAR should make the task of liquidators of BVI, Cayman and other foreign companies more straightforward in the region.
The BVI Arbitration Act 2013 will come into force on 1 October 2014.
De-registration of Cayman Islands exempted limited partnerships being continued in a foreign jurisdiction
This memorandum has been prepared for those who are considering the process of de-registering a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership to a foreign jurisdiction.
The Trusts (Special Provisions) Amendment Act 2014 provides certainty regarding how far settlors can go without calling the validity of the trust structure into question.
This memorandum has been prepared for the assistance of those who are considering registration of a foreign limited partnership in the Cayman Islands.
This memorandum has been prepared for the assistance of those who are considering the operation of exempted limited partnerships in the Cayman Islands.
The Exempted Limited Partnership Law 2014 is a major re-working of the now repealed Exempted Limited Partnership Law (2013 Revision).
The Life Insurance Amendment Act 2014 came into force last month and has introduced two important changes to Bermuda’s Life Insurance Act 1978.
The extent of BVI court’s discretion under section 3(1) of the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act
The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, Court of Appeal has determined the scope of the court’s discretion under section 3(1) the Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act 1922.
The Directors Registration and Licensing Law 2014 is now in force following publication of The Directors Registration and Licensing (Registration and Licensing) Regulations 2014.
The Cayman Islands government has enacted the Directors Registration and Licensing Law 2014, which regulates directors of certain entities established in Cayman.
The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Law 2014 was published in the Cayman Islands Gazette on 21 May 2014 and comes into force with immediate effect.
The amended rules should be welcome for effectively broadening the scope for enforcement of money judgments or arbitral awards at common law.
This briefing provides an overview of significant transactions involving Bermuda companies listed on the NYSE and NASDAQ for Q4 2013 and Q1 2014.
On 16 April 2014, the Privy Council issued a welcome decision in the Fairfield Sentry case.