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Harneys Happenings

What are the latest “Harneys Happenings”? We are a busy bunch with our Litigation team hailing from Bermuda, BVI, Cayman Islands, Hong Kong and London. Keep up to date with what each office is up to here with Harneys Happenings.   

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Is the Price Right? Receiver’s duties under the Spotlight

The price achieved by fixed charge receivers for the sale of a secured commercial property, and the methodology they used in the process, came under sharp focus in a recent decision of the English High Court. In McDonagh v Bank of Scotland & Others, a defaulting borrower brought a number of claims, including claims against

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The Greater China Restructuring Forum 2019

The Greater China Restructuring Forum 2019 was held in Hong Kong on Wednesday 16 January, contributing to the lineup of events forming part of ‘International Financial Week‘. Harneys’ attendees included Ian Mann, Julie Engwirda, Nicola Roberts, Chai Ridgers and Marie Skelly who rubbed shoulders with many of the industry’s prominent restructuring professionals. Mr Justice Jonathan Harris, Judge

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Lack of standing leads to a fall

In the recent decision of David Xiaoying Gao v China Biologic Products, the Cayman Islands Grand Court considered the following issues: 1. The propriety of issuing new shares to dilute voting power of existing shareholders; 2. The extent to which it is possible for a beneficial owner of shares to enforce rights attaching to those

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US$2.6 billion freezing injunction discharged for material non-disclosure despite good arguable case of massive fraud

In the recent decision of the English Commercial Court in Privatbank v Kolomoiski and others, Justice Fancourt has ruled that a US$2.6 billion worldwide freezing order obtained by a Ukrainian bank against two foreign-resident individuals and a number of English and BVI companies, in the context of a substantial alleged fraud, should be discharged. This was

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Harneys Happenings

What are the latest “Harneys Happenings”? We are a busy bunch with our Litigation team hailing from Bermuda, BVI, Cayman Islands, Hong Kong and London. Keep up to date with what each office is up to here with Harneys Happenings.   

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Is the Price Right? Receiver’s duties under the Spotlight

The price achieved by fixed charge receivers for the sale of a secured commercial property, and the methodology they used in the process, came under sharp focus in a recent decision of the English High Court. In McDonagh v Bank of Scotland & Others, a defaulting borrower brought a number of claims, including claims against

 5+

The Greater China Restructuring Forum 2019

The Greater China Restructuring Forum 2019 was held in Hong Kong on Wednesday 16 January, contributing to the lineup of events forming part of ‘International Financial Week‘. Harneys’ attendees included Ian Mann, Julie Engwirda, Nicola Roberts, Chai Ridgers and Marie Skelly who rubbed shoulders with many of the industry’s prominent restructuring professionals. Mr Justice Jonathan Harris, Judge

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Lack of standing leads to a fall

In the recent decision of David Xiaoying Gao v China Biologic Products, the Cayman Islands Grand Court considered the following issues: 1. The propriety of issuing new shares to dilute voting power of existing shareholders; 2. The extent to which it is possible for a beneficial owner of shares to enforce rights attaching to those

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US$2.6 billion freezing injunction discharged for material non-disclosure despite good arguable case of massive fraud

In the recent decision of the English Commercial Court in Privatbank v Kolomoiski and others, Justice Fancourt has ruled that a US$2.6 billion worldwide freezing order obtained by a Ukrainian bank against two foreign-resident individuals and a number of English and BVI companies, in the context of a substantial alleged fraud, should be discharged. This was

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Harneys Happenings

Is the Price Right? Receiver’s duties under the Spotlight

The Greater China Restructuring Forum 2019

Lack of standing leads to a fall

US$2.6 billion freezing injunction discharged for material non-disclosure despite good arguable case of massive fraud

Sparing relief: Security for Costs orders against defendants

When the evidence just doesn’t fit

Repent while you can: Weatherley v Weatherley

Gett off (the register of members) – Grand Court adjudicates on Prince’s estate

Raise the Bar: A higher standard set for finding Vicarious Liability in Fraudulent Misrepresentation

Just how protective is the cloak of litigation privilege?

“You are remembered for the rules that you break” (General MacArthur)