Insolvency & Dispute Resolution : Article

22 April 2020

The Times They Are a Changin’ - Jersey & Guernsey Trustees Facing Diminishing Asset Values and Cash Flow

Any asset holding structure, the purpose of which is to maintain and grow asset values and income, w...

23 February 2020

Saunders v Vautier in the Channel Islands: An Update

In December 2019 the Guernsey Court of Appeal upheld the judgment of the Guernsey Royal Court in Rus...

18 February 2020

Bearer of good news: BVI Court rules on survival of power to convert bearer shares

In a recent decision, Sempacher Foundation v Lark Service Inc. & Others (BVIHC (Com) 2018/0027) ("Se...

17 February 2020

English Pre-Pack Appeal Changes the Game for Directors – Perspectives from Insolvency Lawyers in Jersey, Guernsey and Ireland

The spotlight is now back on the role of directors in pre-pack deals following the English High Cour...

10 February 2020

Should I Stay or Should I Go? The Classic Clash over Trustee Removal and Replacement

Many trust disputes are not about what a trustee may or may not have done but about who should or sh...

15 January 2020

Getting the Deal Through | Asset Recovery | Ireland 2020

Walkers (Ireland) partner Gavin Smith and of counsel William Greensmyth have provided their jurisdic...

23 December 2019

Burning Questions – Grand Court considers the effectiveness of "Firewall Legislation"

In an unreported judgment of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the "Grand Court") In the Matter...

17 December 2019

Walkers Special Issue 2019 – International Corporate Rescue

We are delighted to share with you this special publication containing offshore insolvency and restr...

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...