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Harneys’ BVI received top tier ranking from Chambers and Partners

Monday, February 25th, 2019

Harneys British Virgin Islands has received a top tier ranking from Chambers and Partners for its Corporate & Finance practice, and remains consistent for its Dispute Resolution practice. Andrew Thorp, the head of Harneys’ BVI Litigation and Insolvency practice group, has been ranked a Bank 1 lawyer. Harneys is also the only offshore law firm ranked by Chambers for its Anguilla expertise based abroad.

Tanya Cassie-Parker, a partner in Harneys’ Transactional practice group, commented: “We are delighted with these results which affirm our unmatched expertise and prevalent leadership in the BVI. Our lawyers continue to dominate the market in advising on the most complex and high profile transactions.”

BVI Law Firm O’Neal Webster appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Saturday, January 19th, 2019

British Virgin Islands-based law firm O’Neal Webster announced the appointment of Naiyada Henry-Callwood to the post of Chief Operating Officer. In this role, she will be responsible for the oversight of the group’s operations and strategy across its three offices in the British Virgin Islands, London and New York.

During the past four years, Ms. Henry-Callwood has been the Financial Controller of the firm. With her almost 20 years experience in accounting, human resources and administration, she will add to the group’s strategic plan implementation and ensure that resources align with the group’s immediate and long-term strategies and initiatives.

Ms. Henry-Callwood is a Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Qualified Practitioner, holds an Advanced Certificate in Fund Administration and is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

BVI company announced appointment to the Board of Directors

Saturday, April 16th, 2016

TSX-listed company Talon Metals Corp., incorporated under the law of the British Virgin Islands, announced new appointment to its Board of Directors. Mr. David Deisley is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Novagold Resources Inc., which is responsible for all aspects of the company’s legal governance and corporate affairs. He has long years of experience in the mining industry, as well as in project permitting, corporate social responsibility, corporate development, mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Deisley’s appointment stems from the board nomination right granted to Resource Capital Fund VI L.P. under the terms of the loan agreement between Talon Metals and Resource Capital Fund on November 25, 2015.

BVI Offshore Law Firm to become sponsor of Annual Global Fund Finance Symposium

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

Harney Westwood and Riegels, one of the oldest and largest offshore law firms in the British Virgin Islands, announced that it will sponsor the 6th Annual Global Fund Finance Symposium in New York, scheduled on 2 March 2016 and hosted by the Fund Finance Association.

The Fund Finance Association is a non-profit industry organization in the fund finance market and related capital markets, located in New York, and Charlotte, North Carolina.

During the Symposium, Harneys partner will be speaking on the structuring panel, with focus on Borrowing Base Dynamics, LPA Provisions, Side Letters, Credit Linkage/Investor Classification, and Confidential Investors.