BVI COURT HALTS CROSS-BORDER REQUESTS WITHOUT CONSIDERATION

On 23rd October, Harneys published an article saying that BVI courts have again stepped in to ensure that proper thought and process is applied to requests made by foreign governmental bodies.  This follows a key decision in 2017 on monitoring requests pursuant to tax information exchange agreements (TIEA).  This time it involved requests made by Russia to gather evidence into alleged criminal conduct, the court issuing an injunction against the transfer of documents and ultimately required reconsideration of the decision.

https://www.internationallawoffice.com/Newsletters/Litigation/British-Virgin-Islands/Harney-Westwood-Riegels/Think-before-you-blink-court-halts-cross-border-requests-without-consideration