Insolvency & Dispute Resolution : Article

31 July 2020

Adjourning a Winding up Petition: The Standing of a Secured Creditor in the Cayman Islands

In the recent judgment of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (the "Grand Court") in the matter of...

22 July 2020

Contract Issues- A Customary Law Look at the Common Law Defences of Force Majeure and Frustration

Businesses in the Channel Islands are now starting to resume normal operations as much as possible. ...

10 June 2020

Impact of COVID-19 on the UK Real Estate Investment Market Insight from the Channel Islands

The UK real estate investment market is clearly still very volatile and we have noticed a sharp upti...

28 May 2020

Practical Effects of Significant Reforms to Guernsey's Insolvency Law

With reference to practical examples from England & Wales, this briefing note by Raj Arumugam o...

20 May 2020

A Just and Equitable Decision: Cayman Court of Appeal Defines the Limits of Arbitration in a Winding Up

On 23 April 2020, the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal ("CICA") delivered an important decision in the...

15 May 2020

Walkers Cited by Global Turnaround on Current Bermuda, BVI & Cayman Court Systems

Cayman and the BVI are home to thousands of financing vehicles and funds of every kind from all over...

29 April 2020

Guidance for Directors of Jersey, Guernsey and BVI Companies in Extraordinary Economic Circumstances

We are living in challenging times, arguably far more challenging than in 2008 given the supply and ...

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...