Vidatel judgment

Under BVI insolvency law a winding-up application must be determined within six months, a period which can be extended prospectively but not retrospectively. If time expires the winding-up application is by statute deemed dismissed. In a recent judgment, the BVI High Court (Wallbank J) decided what should be done when a winding-up application is deemed

Challenging the authority of a foreign company’s directors

The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in a long-running dispute over the control of an English subsidiary, Koza Limited v. Koza Altin Isletmeleri AS [2022] EWCA Civ 1284. Jonathan Crow KC successfully represented the Turkish parent company against a challenge on public policy grounds to the English court’s recognition of the Turkish directors’

Paul Greenwood appointed ICC Judge

We are delighted to announce that Paul Greenwood has been appointed as an Insolvency and Companies Court Judge effective from 11 October 2022, having been acting as a Deputy ICC Judge since 2020. Paul will be known as Insolvency and Companies Court Judge Greenwood. Further information on Paul’s appointment can be found on the judiciary

Commercial and Insolvency Litigation in the DIFC 2022

We are delighted to be publishing a new book entitled “Commercial and Insolvency Litigation in the DIFC 2022”. The book follows on from the success of last year’s publication “Litigating the consequences of Covid-19 in the DIFC” and has been authored by a large group of our members with extensive DIFC experience between them. The

In the Matter of Limited

The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has handed down judgment In the Matter of Changyou.Com Limited dealing with the question whether minority shareholders are entitled to bring proceedings for court appraisal of the fair value of their shares in a short-form merger.  Jonathan Crow KC represented the company.  Click here for a copy of the