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Service Out in the BVI: Westburg Anstalt v. Profitstar Anstalt and Amendments to the Civil Procedure Rules

BVI Court of Appeal, 4 February 2014

As a leading international offshore centre, the majority of the high value commercial litigation that reaches the BVI Commercial Court is cross-border in nature.

Whilst it is not uncommon for BVI entities to feature as defendants (so that the “necessary or proper” gateway for service out can be used), often the real target lies beyond the shores of the BVI. Accordingly, a flexible and relevant system of rules for service out of the jurisdiction is of particular concern for court users.

 

To continue reading full articles in PDF format:
Service Out in the BVI: Westburg Anstalt v. Profitstar Anstalt and Amendments to the Civil Procedure Rules

 


Richard G. Evans
Partner

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1115


Mark J. Forte
Partner, Head of BVI Litigation & Restructuring and Office

British Virgin Islands, Bermuda   +1 284 346 1113


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Service Out in the BVI: Westburg Anstalt v. Profitstar Anstalt and Amendments to the Civil Procedure Rules

07 February 2014 Richard G. Evans Mark J. Forte

BVI Court of Appeal, 4 February 2014

As a leading international offshore centre, the majority of the high value commercial litigation that reaches the BVI Commercial Court is cross-border in nature.

Whilst it is not uncommon for BVI entities to feature as defendants (so that the “necessary or proper” gateway for service out can be used), often the real target lies beyond the shores of the BVI. Accordingly, a flexible and relevant system of rules for service out of the jurisdiction is of particular concern for court users.

 

To continue reading full articles in PDF format:
Service Out in the BVI: Westburg Anstalt v. Profitstar Anstalt and Amendments to the Civil Procedure Rules

 


Richard G. Evans
Partner

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1115


Mark J. Forte
Partner, Head of BVI Litigation & Restructuring and Office

British Virgin Islands, Bermuda   +1 284 346 1113


 

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