The Appleby 2012 offshore round-up: company law

Welcome to Appleby’s review of the key company law decisions handed down in the leading offshore jurisdictions during 2012, compiled by members of our Litigation & Insolvency Practice Group in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man. Equivalent updates are available in the areas of insolvency & restructuring, fund disputes, civil procedure and trust litigation. Copies may be obtained from our website or from your usual Appleby contact.

2012 saw interesting decisions from Jersey on when a minority shareholder can invoke unfair prejudice remedies and when a derivative action is appropriate, from Bermuda on cross-border issues arising in offshore companies that are listed elsewhere and from BVI on derivative actions, as well as a stern message from the Guernsey Court to directors who turn a blind eye to financial crime…

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