North America/British Virgin Islands

The Global Legal Post launches international comparative guide to cryptoassets

Edited by Brown Rudnick partners Jane Colston and Jessica Lee, online resource outlines emerging legal frameworks for cryptoassets

Harneys sells fiduciary business to private equity giant Hillhouse

Offshore firm to reinvest “significant portion” of the sale proceeds into the law firm through creation of accelerator fund

Carey Olsen names new leaders in Guernsey, BVI

Former London silk Alex Hall Taylor KC and corporate partner Tom Carey to helm offshore boutique’s BVI, Guernsey offices

‘Even pariahs have rights’: judge refuses request by Ogier to stop representing sanctioned Russian bank VTB

British Virgin Islands court rules that offshore firm’s ‘duties to the court’ outweigh reputational concerns

Mourant appoints eight partners in record year

Offshore firm promotes seven internally and adds litigation specialist in Hong Kong from local rival

HFW opens in the British Virgin Islands in rare move for an onshore law firm

UK firm absorbs BVI office of Bahamian disputes boutique Lennox Paton along with local managing partner and two associates

Leading offshore arbitration centre announces more eco-friendly rules

Measures including provisions for remote hearings feature in BVI International Arbitration Centre's 2021 rules update