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9 Nov 2018
Maples and Calder acted for the applicant creditor in the successful restructuring of Schahin II Finance Company (SPV) Limited, a Cayman Islands note issuing vehicle, in order to inject US$15 million of debtor in possession ("DIP") priority rescue finance. This is one of the first times a scheme has been used to provide DIP rescue finance and may signal the start of a new trend in light of the Noble decision from the English High Court which followed hot on the heels of Schahin.
30 Oct 2018
Partner Caroline Moran and of Counsel Nick Herrod look at the circumstances in which utilising Cayman Islands debt restructuring proceedings can maximise value for distressed debt investors implementing a loan to own strategy.
This article first appeared in The Hedge Fund Journal published in October 2018.
17 Sep 2018
In this Q&A article Alex Hall Taylor and David Welford provide insight into business crime and regulations as it relates to the British Virgin Islands. Topics include criminal law enforcement, particular statues and crimes, investigations, and appeals.
This publication first appeared in the Global Legal Group's ICLG: Business Crime 2019, published in September 2018.
17 Sep 2018
In this Q&A article Martin Livingston and Adam Huckle provide insight into business crime and regulations as it relates to the Cayman Islands. Topics include criminal law enforcement, particular statues and crimes, investigations, and appeals.
This publication first appeared in the Global Legal Group's ICLG: Business Crime 2019, published September 2018.
30 Aug 2018
In appointing restructuring provisional liquidators to the Cayman Islands incorporated company, CW Group Holdings Limited ("CW"), in the face of opposition from a creditor seeking a remedy that may have led to CW's liquidation, the Cayman Islands court has reinforced its reputation in (i) putting company rescue first and (ii) seeking to ensure that returns to creditors are maximised. A significant step has also been taken in applying a more commercial and pragmatic reality to the question of officeholder independence.