November 27, 2020

Barbados: It’s slander

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By George Alleyne From Barbados Today Stuart accuses ‘salacious’ CCJ of smearing Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has slammed the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), accusing it of “salaciously” slandering Barbados when it criticizes the island for delays in its criminal justice system, while other Caribbean territories with even lengthier delays escape such public […]

International Insolvency Institute extends membership to Cayman Islands Chief Justice

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The International Insolvency Institute has invited the Chief Justice of the Cayman Islands, the Hon. Anthony Smellie, to become a member of the invitation-only organisation. The selective non-profit body, comprising leading practitioners, academics, judges and regulators in the international insolvency field, extended the invitation in a letter received on Wednesday (15 March 2017). “Your outstanding […]

Court clarifies ranking of shareholder claim

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November 17 2016 | By Authors Lachlan Greig, Marc Kish, Joanne Verbiesen Contributed by Harney Westwood & Riegels LLP From ILO Offshore Services Cayman Islands Introduction Facts Legislative framework Decision Comment Introduction The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal decision in In the matter of the Herald Fund SPC (in official liquidation)(1) has provided some clarity […]

Cayman Islands: Cayman decision of Herald Fund SPC

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Article by Lachlan Greig, Marc Kish and Joanne Verbiesen, Harneys From mondaq Investors’ claims for unpaid redemption proceeds in winding up of Cayman Islands investment funds Introduction The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal decision in In the matter of the Herald Fund SPC (In Official Liquidation)1 has provided some clarity on the ranking of priority […]

Former Cayman Islands Grand Court Judge Priya Levers dies

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Story updated: By Georgina Wilcox We regret to announce the death of Priya Levers, a former Judge of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands. Ms Levers was a Sri Lankan who married a Jamaican and practised law for 27 years at the local bar before moving to Grand Cayman. In 2010 she was removed […]