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Private Client & Offshore Services

21 March 2019
Stuart Cullen Commercial Court provides welcome guidance on Norwich Pharmacal relief in aid of foreign proceedings

British Virgin Islands - Harney Westwood & Riegels

In a recent ex tempore judgment, the BVI Commercial Court's power to grant Norwich Pharmacal disclosure orders in support of foreign proceedings was clarified. The judgment was given on a successful application for Norwich Pharmacal relief to assist Brazilian clients in bringing claims for the recovery of misappropriated assets. The decision confirms the British Virgin Islands as a particularly helpful jurisdiction in the fight against international fraud and the recovery of misappropriated assets.

Authors: Stuart Cullen, Romane Duncan, Ian Mann
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