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O'Neal Webster
Thinking of buying or selling a home in the British Virgin Islands?
Appleby
The BVI Court of Appeal recently handed down an important decision in relation to the power of the Court to grant injunctive relief in support ...
Walkers
Partners Oliver Bell and Lucy Frew, along with senior counsel Lisa Penn-Lettsome and associate Jude Hodge have provided legal commentary on the key issues and developments in FinTech.
Appleby
As announced in our earlier eAlert, the Government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) enacted the Economic Substance (Companies and Limited Partnerships) Act, 2018 (the Act) effective 1 January 2019.
Morgan & Morgan
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has passed legislation requiring certain legal entities carrying on relevant activities to demonstrate adequate economic substance in the BVI.
Walkers
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Walkers
The Company had attempted to continue out of the BVI as a company incorporated under the laws of Cyprus. However, the procedures required by the laws of Cyprus to secure its incorporation
Campbells
The last few years have seen a steady flow of Chinese businesses choosing to incorporate entities in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), and Chinese lawyers seeking knowledge on the uses
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
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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 ...
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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 ...
Harneys
Companies incorporated in the BVI are, by most measures, the most popular offshore holding structure in the world
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:
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.
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.
Campbells
The last few years have seen a steady flow of Chinese businesses choosing to incorporate entities in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), and Chinese lawyers seeking knowledge on the uses
O'Neal Webster
A sometimes overlooked, yet critical, aspect of a British Virgin Islands (BVI) company is the role of its registered agent.
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:
Maples Group
As part of the British Virgin Islands' ("BVI") ongoing commitment to international tax transparency pursuant to the Common Reporting Standard ("CRS")
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Many of the initial questions US counsel will have for a sponsor looking to launch a new hedge fund will be about the anticipated investor base, as that factor is fundamental in determining the appropriate fund structure.
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...
Walkers
The recently published Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act, 2018 ("MSA") became law on 18 January 2019 ...
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