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Litigation & Insolvency Update October 2013

18 Oct 2013

Welcome to the October 2013 edition of our Litigation and Insolvency Update, a summary of recent key developments in the Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands and Ireland.

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Cayman Islands

A Little More on the Side
Grand Court Refuses to Stay Winding Up Petition in Favour of Arbitration
Play Fair or Beware: Tort of Malicious Prosecution Extends to Civil Cases

British Virgin Islands

Foreign Insolvency Representatives – Widening the Scope of Recognition
Microsoft v Vadem: The Scope of Derivative Permission in the BVI


Contractual Construction: Overriding Ambiguity with the Factual Matrix

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