All our blog posts, grouped by category:

Check our Archives

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.   

 33+

Hong Kong Restructuring Week: Video Interviews – James Warboys, Galaxy Chan, Eloise Fardon

Last week, CAT D’ALTON interviewed attendees and participants of Hong Kong Restructuring Week. She asked questions on HKRW events, the quality of restructuring professionals in Hong Kong, the most interesting restructuring case of recent times, the PRC entering in to a formal recognition framework with Hong Kong, the Chinese economy and cross border co-operation. Please see videos

 4+

Privy Council to clarify application of forum non conveniens principles in the BVI

The Court of Appeal has granted JSC MCC Eurochem and Eurochem Trading GmbH leave to appeal the Court’s own decision in which it applied the principles relating to forum non conveniens in the context of a jurisdictional challenge brought by various of the eighteen defendants to the proceedings. Eurochem contended that the Court of Appeal

 5+

Reverse Engineering: BVI Court of Appeal in Rare Reversal of Findings of Fact

In the recent decision of Alexander Pleshakov v Sky Stream Corporation and Others (Pleshakov), the BVI Court of Appeal considered the scope of its jurisdiction to interfere with findings of fact made at first instance. This is the second time this year that the BVI Court of Appeal has addressed this issue. We have previously

 4+

Norwich Pharmacal Relief and Confidentiality in the Cayman Islands – Streamlining the Process?

In a recent decision of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (Discover Investment Company v Vietnam Holding Asset Management and Another), Justice Kawaley addressed the circumstances in which Norwich Pharmacal relief will be granted, determining that it is “uncontroversial that the English law approach to this jurisdiction is well recognized under local law.” As

 4+

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.   

 33+

Hong Kong Restructuring Week: Video Interviews – James Warboys, Galaxy Chan, Eloise Fardon

Last week, CAT D’ALTON interviewed attendees and participants of Hong Kong Restructuring Week. She asked questions on HKRW events, the quality of restructuring professionals in Hong Kong, the most interesting restructuring case of recent times, the PRC entering in to a formal recognition framework with Hong Kong, the Chinese economy and cross border co-operation. Please see videos

 4+

Privy Council to clarify application of forum non conveniens principles in the BVI

The Court of Appeal has granted JSC MCC Eurochem and Eurochem Trading GmbH leave to appeal the Court’s own decision in which it applied the principles relating to forum non conveniens in the context of a jurisdictional challenge brought by various of the eighteen defendants to the proceedings. Eurochem contended that the Court of Appeal

 5+

Reverse Engineering: BVI Court of Appeal in Rare Reversal of Findings of Fact

In the recent decision of Alexander Pleshakov v Sky Stream Corporation and Others (Pleshakov), the BVI Court of Appeal considered the scope of its jurisdiction to interfere with findings of fact made at first instance. This is the second time this year that the BVI Court of Appeal has addressed this issue. We have previously

 4+

Norwich Pharmacal Relief and Confidentiality in the Cayman Islands – Streamlining the Process?

In a recent decision of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (Discover Investment Company v Vietnam Holding Asset Management and Another), Justice Kawaley addressed the circumstances in which Norwich Pharmacal relief will be granted, determining that it is “uncontroversial that the English law approach to this jurisdiction is well recognized under local law.” As

 4+

Subscribe to our newsletter!

Latest posts

Harneys Happenings

Hong Kong Restructuring Week: Video Interviews – James Warboys, Galaxy Chan, Eloise Fardon

Privy Council to clarify application of forum non conveniens principles in the BVI

Reverse Engineering: BVI Court of Appeal in Rare Reversal of Findings of Fact

Norwich Pharmacal Relief and Confidentiality in the Cayman Islands – Streamlining the Process?

“The interest of the state requires that complete justice be achieved, and to that end that a lawyer’s advice to his client be shrouded with the cloak of secrecy.” (Cicero)

Hong Kong Restructuring Week: Video Interviews – Professor Charles Booth, Terry Kan and Andrew Riebe

The Privilege of Multi-Jurisdictional Litigation

Hong Kong Restructuring Week: Video Interviews – Neil McDonald and Naomi Moore

Hong Kong Restructuring Week is here!

State(-Owned Entity) Immunity? The Privy Council decides

Privilege for Internal Investigations: Latest Developments