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Maples Group
Further to our previous updates, the BVI ITA, on 19 February 2019, published guidance notes on the CbCR requirements of entities that are resident in the BVI and updated guidance notes on the OECD's CRS.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
As a major incorporation jurisdiction, the issue of shadow directorships is an important and practical one for the BVI. There are 3 types of company director recognised by BVI law:
Totalserve Management Ltd
The BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 has been further amended by the BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act, 2016. Below are the key amendments:
Walkers
The recently published Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act, 2018 ("MSA") became law on 18 January 2019 ...
O'Neal Webster
Typically, this review will not an incur an additional fee.
Maples Group
The BVI High Court, Commercial Division has, in a first for the jurisdiction, appointed "light-touch" joint provisional liquidators ("RPLs")
Ogier
The BVI Commercial Court today handed down a landmark judgment appointing ‘soft touch' provisional liquidators.
Appleby
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 ...
Appleby
When a Russian company brings a claim in the BVI against two Russian employees, employed under Russian law service agreements, it is perhaps not surprising that a forum challenge would ensue
Maples Group
The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport ("DOTTS"), is the Government department responsible for aviation policy in Ireland.
O'Neal Webster
In November 2018, the BVI brought into force Renewable Energy Regulations made under a 2015 amendment to the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation Act.
Fiduserve
The BVI Government introduced, with effect from 1 January 2019, a new legislation titled the Economic Substance (Companies and Limited Partnerships) Act 2018, requiring certain legal entities to demonstrate ...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Following the passing of the 2013 Arbitration Act and the subsequent establishment of the International Arbitration Centre, the BVI is committed to both the conduct of arbitrations in the jurisdiction ...
Ogier
In response to the requirements of the EU Code of Conduct Group, the British Virgin Islands has enacted new legislation setting out an economic substance test for tax-resident entities.
Appleby
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) government has enacted legislation that will require certain BVI entities carrying on specified activities to have ‘adequate substance' in the BVI.
Ogier
New legislation is currently being considered by the BVI Government which is expected to require in-scope entities that carry on particular activities to have economic substance within the BVI.
Maples Group
In line with its commitment to provide flexible and innovative legal structures for cross border trading and investment activity, the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") ...
KRYS Global
In October 2016, the Liquidators sought leave to amend their complaints filed in the U.S. Redeemer Actions.
Appleby
The BVI suffered severe damage by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017. In the aftermath of the storms, the financial services community formed an alliance and worked together ...
Ogier
Welcome to the final In Your Court of 2018, featuring commentary on major cases and judgments from our BVI, Cayman, Guernsey and Jersey teams.
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Appleby
When a Russian company brings a claim in the BVI against two Russian employees, employed under Russian law service agreements, it is perhaps not surprising that a forum challenge would ensue
Fiduserve
The BVI Government introduced, with effect from 1 January 2019, a new legislation titled the Economic Substance (Companies and Limited Partnerships) Act 2018, requiring certain legal entities to demonstrate ...
Appleby
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 ...
Harneys
Companies incorporated in the BVI are, by most measures, the most popular offshore holding structure in the world
Appleby
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) government has enacted legislation that will require certain BVI entities carrying on specified activities to have ‘adequate substance' in the BVI.
Walkers
The recently published Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act, 2018 ("MSA") became law on 18 January 2019 ...
O'Neal Webster
Typically, this review will not an incur an additional fee.
Ogier
The BVI Commercial Court today handed down a landmark judgment appointing ‘soft touch' provisional liquidators.
Maples Group
The BVI High Court, Commercial Division has, in a first for the jurisdiction, appointed "light-touch" joint provisional liquidators ("RPLs")
Totalserve Management Ltd
The BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 has been further amended by the BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act, 2016. Below are the key amendments:
O'Neal Webster
A sometimes overlooked, yet critical, aspect of a British Virgin Islands (BVI) company is the role of its registered agent.
Maples Group
In this chapter we will focus on the popularity of BVI companies as listing vehicles on international stock exchanges, including the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the London Stock Exchange...
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