British Virgin Islands
O'Neal Webster has advised on a JPY 3.8 billion British Virgin Islands plan of arrangement which was recently approved by the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) on April 6, 2020.
Restructuring & Insolvency Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of British Virgin Islands, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Many businesses are currently experiencing unprecedented pressure on their cash flow as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the governmental restrictions which are being implemented around the world.
Significant actions are being taken by governments and financial institutions around the world in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
M&A activity involving a British Virgin Islands company is principally regulated under Part IX of the BVI Business Companies
Act, 2004 (as amended, the "Act").
It is rare that a Court has the opportunity to put to rest a series of controversial issues in a single judgment.
The issue of succession may not be a primary consideration when incorporating a company in the BVI or indeed in any jurisdiction.
The Court of Appeal has recently ruled in BTI 2014 LLC -v- Sequana SA & Ors  EWCA Civ 112 that an otherwise lawful dividend may still be found to be a transaction defrauding creditors.
In Antow Holdings Limited v. Best Nation Investments Limited, a case concerning a challenge to the transfer of shares, the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal ...
A sometimes overlooked, yet critical, aspect of a British Virgin Islands (BVI) company is the role of its registered agent.
Securitisation is, in its very basic terms, the process of taking an illiquid asset, or group of assets, and through financial engineering, transforming them into a security ...
Many BVI companies have only one director/shareholder.
A segregated portfolio company ("SPC") is incorporated under the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (as amended) (the "BCA").
The BVI Government has enacted a measure which exempts various categories of people from the need to obtain work permits.
This guide is intended to provide an overview of Investment Funds in the British Virgin Islands.
Once a fairly niche investment strategy of concern to US-listed businesses, shareholder activism is an increasingly global phenomenon.
Companies incorporated in the BVI are, by most measures, the
most popular offshore holding structure in the world
Every company lawyer is taught from an early stage that a director owes their duties to the company, and not to the shareholders or any individual shareholder.
During the past year we have seen that the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") Financial Services Commission (the "Commission") has become increasingly strict with payment and filing deadline...