Harneys

Convoy Collateral Ltd. v. Broad Idea International Ltd. et al: UK Privy Council’s ‘Black Swan’ Judgment

Judgment that the British Virgin Islands Court of Appeal was wrong to overturn a decision known as "Black Swan" regarding the jurisdiction’s authority to issue freezing injunctions in support of foreign proceedings in Convoy Collateral Ltd., of Hong Kong (Appellant) v. Broad Idea International Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands, and Cho Kwai Chee, of Hong Kong, (Respondents) at the Privy Council of the United Kingdom.

Luckin Coffee Inc.: ‘Scheme of Arrangement’ Petition

Petition for the Court's sanction of a Scheme of Arrangement in the matter of Luckin Coffee Inc. (in Provisional Liquidation), described as "an investment holding company with its direct and indirect subsidiaries located in the British Virgin Islands, Hong Kong, the United States and the PRC", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Cathay Capital Holdings III LP v. Osiris International Cayman Ltd.: Judgment

Judgment regarding "The legal principles to consider when a court is asked to proceed ex parte without notice to determine an application for Norwich Pharmacal disclosure orders" in connection with legal proceedings in China in Cathay Capital Holdings III, L.P. v. Osiris International Cayman Limited at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Pearl Holding III Ltd.: ‘Scheme of Arrangement’ Petition

Petition for Court Sanction of a Scheme of Arrangement in the matter of Pearl Holding III Limited, which "acts as an intermediate holding company with its direct and indirect subsidiaries being located in Singapore, Hong Kong, the United States, Thailand, Malaysia and the PRC", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Hydro Energy Holdings BV v. Zhaoheng (BVI) Ltd.: Liquidation Application

Originating Application alleging fraud by Guosheng Xu, "founder of the Zhaoheng Group", which is "involved in the energy business, owning and controlling a number of hydroelectric power plants across the People's Republic of China", in Hydro Energy Holdings B.V., described as a Netherlands-domiciled "corporate vehicle used by Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners" v. Zhaoheng (BVI) Limited at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Sina Corporation: ‘Fair Value’ Petition

Petition to determine "the fair value of the Dissenters' Shares" in the matter of Sina Corporation, described as "an online media business in the People's Republic of China", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

China Oil Gangran Energy Group Holdings Ltd.: ‘Scheme of Arrangement’ Petition

Petition for Court sanction of a Scheme of Arrangement in the matter of China Oil Gangran Energy Group Holdings Limited (in Provisional Liquidation), described as "an investment holding company of a group of subsidiaries which are principally located in Hong Kong, the People's Republic of China, and the British Virgin Islands", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Sheng Lu v. BVCF Management Ltd.: Winding Up Petition

Winding Up Petition in Sheng Lu, described as "a former employee of BVCF Management Ltd." v. BVCF Management Ltd., described as being "in the business of managing investments in growth stage companies in the life sciences industry and healthcare services in the People's Republic of China ", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Simon McNally et al v. Carl Jackson et al: Originating Application

Originating Application regarding insolvency proceedings in the Isle of Man in Simon John McNally and Simon Nicholas Hope Cooper v. Carl Stuart Jackson, of Southampton, England; Andrew Hosking, Simon Bonney, both of London, England, and Charlotte Caulfield, of the British Virgin Islands, as Joint Liquidators of Glen Moar Properties Limited, Unicorn Worldwide Holdings Limited, and Ballaugh Holdings Limited at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Seapack Investment Ltd. et al v. Sable Trust Ltd. et al: Judgment

Judgment extending an injunction involving "three apartments in Trump Tower" in New York City in what the judge described as "a skirmish in what I suspect is a much larger dispute between two sides of the Hinduja family" in Ali Ganjaei, "as attorney in fact of Seapack Investment Ltd., and Seapack Investment Ltd., of the British Virgin Islands v. Sable Trust Ltd., Jose Guillermo Gonzalez Alvarez, Michael Kelleher, and Najib Ziazi at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

State Development Corp. v. Nutcracker Holdings Ltd.: Restoration & Winding Up Petition

Petition for Restoration and Winding Up in State Development Corporation, described as a Russian "state corporation" v. Nutcracker Holdings Limited,  whose "sole shareholder" was Andrey Konchalovsky, a.k.a. Andrey Mikhalkov, and which allegedly owes $127 million regarding the financing of "The Nutcracker" movie that, inter alia, involved an entity in the British Virgin Islands that "may have been owned and/or controlled by Mr. Konchalovsky", at the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Alexander Lower et al v. Shepherd Performance Fund Ltd. et al: Fixed Date Claim Form

Fixed Date Claim Form in Alexander Lower, of the British Virgin Islands, and Jess Shakespeare, of the Cayman Islands v. Shepherd Performance Fund Ltd., Stark Master Fund Ltd., Stark Global Opportunities Performance Fund Ltd., Stark Global Opportunities Master Fund Ltd., Shepherd Select Asset Holding Ltd., Stark Select Asset Master Fund Ltd., Stark Asia Master Fund Ltd., Stark Asia Performance Fund Ltd., and Stark Gosford Limited, all in Voluntary Liquidation, at the British Virgin Islands High Court.