Insolvency & Dispute Resolution : Article

04 December 2019

Validation Orders: the current state of play in the Cayman Islands

ValidationThe Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the "Grand Court") in the matter of China Shanshui ...

23 October 2019

Walking the Tightrope Between Agreements to Arbitrate and Winding Up Proceedings: Differing Approaches in Onshore and Offshore Jurisdictions

In recent years, the courts have sought to strike a balance between upholding contractual agreements...

22 October 2019

Onshore restructuring vulnerable to offshore SPV insolvency proceedings

In the prevailing economic climate, an increasing number of large corporate groups have occasion to ...

02 September 2019

What's in a Claim? The Art of Constructing Arbitration Clauses

In an unreported judgment of the Civil Division of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands dated 26 Au...

02 September 2019

Getting the Deal Through | Dispute Resolution | Bermuda

Bermuda partner Nicole Tovey and senior associate Kai Musson have provided their jurisdictional know...

14 August 2019

Beddoe applications: What happens if a trustee forgets to apply?

The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands and the High Court in England and Wales have recently consider...

14 August 2019

Beddoe applications: Beddoe relief for appeals

The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands and the High Court in England and Wales have recently consider...

16 July 2019

Sharpening the Blue Pencil: The UK Supreme Court Clarifies the Law of Restrictive Covenants

Restrictive covenants are a common, even standard, feature of employment contracts for senior member...

16 July 2019

Down the Rabbit Hole and through the Looking Glass: The Cayman Islands Scheme of Arrangement under the Magnifying Glass

The Cayman Islands has long established itself as a leading offshore financial centre which off...

16 July 2019

Soft Touch Provisional Liquidators in the BVI: Constellation Overseas Ltd, Pointing the Way

In December 2018, the BVI Commercial Court appointed ‘soft touch’ provisional liquidators t...