Fraser Hern : Advisory

25 July 2019

Respecting Stakeholder Wishes

The Grand Court confirms that the "golden thread" of insolvency law is woven into the fabric of Sect...

07 September 2018

Back-to-back Redemptions in Cayman Islands Master/Feeder Investment Fund Structures

A recent judgment of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (Grand Court) has raised a number of impo...

03 August 2012

The Cayman Islands’ New Arbitration Law

Arbitration has in the past decade or so become increasingly popular around the world as a method of...

20 September 2017

Restructuring Ocean Rig - Treading Ultra-Deep Water in the Cayman Islands

The Cayman Court recently sanctioned schemes of arrangement for four companies within the Ocean Rig ...

24 August 2016

When Shall Sometimes Means May...

...The Tension Between Agreements To Arbitrate And Winding Up Proceedings.   One of the key d...

11 August 2016

Investors' Claims for Unpaid Redemption Proceeds in the Winding Up of Cayman Islands Investment Funds

A recent judgment of the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal (Michael Pearson (in his capacity as Additio...

20 July 2016

Tax Information Exchange Agreements - Asia, Europe and Middle East

The Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands (“BVI”) have open, accountable and transparent reg...

20 November 2015

Sufficiently connected? Winding up Offshore Entities in Hong Kong

Against a background where the Hong Kong Courts have increasingly shown a readiness to grant orders ...

22 October 2015

The Privy Council Provides Guidance on the Use of Share Register Rectification Claims to Determine Title to Shares

Walkers is often asked to advise on the extent to which section 43 of the BVI Business Companies Act...

01 September 2015

Walkers Represents Beneficial Interest Holders in Successful Petition for Winding Up in the Cayman Islands Court

The frustration of funds and investment houses, holding beneficial interests in notes issued by defa...