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The information within these articles are opinions and/or pieces of thought leadership.

They do not purport to be comprehensive or to render legal advice.

18 Oct 2017

Maples and Calder advised Ocean Rig UDW and three of its subsidiaries in relation to the complex, cutting edge and successful restructuring of US$3.7 billion of financial indebtedness. Among other innovations, the restructuring involved the first ever Cayman Islands schemes of arrangement of foreign incorporated companies and the first use of a Cayman Islands STAR trust in a restructuring.

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9 Oct 2017

Maples and Calder is pleased to announce the recruitment of Adrian Francis, formerly a barrister at Three Stone in London. Adrian joins as a partner in the firm's BVI Litigation and Insolvency practice.

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20 Sep 2017

In a decision that will reassure investors in Cayman Islands investment funds and other vehicles, the Grand Court has shown its willingness to facilitate the investigation of legitimate concerns raised during a voluntary liquidation.

The decision is the first written ruling on the Court's power to defer the dissolution of a Cayman Islands company in voluntary liquidation under section 151(3) of the Companies Law and also considers the Court's power to bring a voluntary liquidation under the Court's supervision in the context of an investigation into possible wrongdoing.

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13 Sep 2017

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 2018, published September 2017.

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13 Sep 2017

In this Q&A article Arabella di Iorio 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 2018, published in September 2017.

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