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Privy Council emphasizes primary role of trial judge as decision-maker in shareholder disputes

In the context of an unfair prejudice claim, the Privy Council recently overturned the decision of the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal and restored the decision of Leon J. of the Commercial Court of the British Virgin Islands, in effect ordering a mandatory buy-out, at a price to be determined by the court, of minority shareholdings by the majority shareholder whose acts were found to be oppressive, unfairly discriminatory and unfairly prejudicial to the minority, pursuant to section 184I of the BVI Business Companies Act.

BVI Company Law Series – Continuations In

In this first of two notes relating to continuations (sometimes referred to as migrations or redomiciliations), we look at the requirements and processes for companies which want to continue from one jurisdiction to the BVI.

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Hogan Lovells nabs PE team from Bakers’ Paris office

Hogan Lovells is bolstering its Paris office with the arrival of a PE team led by two partners, including the co-head of Baker McKenzie’s French corporate practice. The firm’s office in the French capital will see the arrival of Matthieu Grollemund and partner Hélène Parent alongside a team of associates. Matthieu Grollemund, until now, was […]

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