Mondaq All Regions - British Virgin Islands: Corporate/Commercial Law
Appleby
The Bank of Asia has been established in the BVI to address the growing needs of offshore companies and their owners.
Carey Olsen
A segregated portfolio company ("SPC") is incorporated under the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (as amended) (the "BCA").
Maples and Calder
The British Virgin Islands is a well-established jurisdiction of choice for international businesses, and has long provided innovative legal structures for cross border trading and investment activity.
Maples and Calder
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...
Carey Olsen
The Limited Partnership Act, 2017 (the "Act") was gazetted and brought into force on 6 February 2018 in the British Virgin Islands (BVI).
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is a British Overseas Dependent Territory.
Maples and Calder
The jurisdiction has implemented the OECD Common Reporting Standards.
Maples and Calder
The primary sources of regulation of M&A in the British Virgin Islands are the Business Companies Act, 2004 (the "Companies Act") and common law.
Walkers
Walkers is pleased to confirm that the new BVI Limited Partnership Act, 2017 (the "LPA") is now in force and theRegistry of Corporate Affairs is accepting the registration of limited partnerships...
Campbells
The Privy Council has upheld changes to a BVI company's Articles of Association, despite these changes being motivated by a desire to exclude a minority shareholder.
Carey Olsen
A number of significant natural resources transactions in the latter part of last year are representative of an upshift in deal activity across the sector...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
We are pleased to announce the enactment of the new Limited Partnership Act. The LPA represents the culmination of the efforts of fourteen lawyers from eight British Virgin Islands law firms to create a state of the art limited partnership act.
Harneys
Interest in the setting up and distribution of initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the BVI and other offshore locations has mushroomed during 2017; we expect this to continue going forward.
Harneys
The Limited Liabilities Companies Law (the Cayman LLC Law) came into force in the Cayman Islands in 2016, introducing a new type of corporate vehicle in the Cayman Islands, the limited liability company (the Cayman LLC).
Bedell Cristin
The topic of corporate transparency through the creation of a central registry of company beneficial ownership information has been extensively debated in recent years and came to the political fore at the Lough Erne...
Harneys
Whether fuelled by low oil, gas and commodity prices or propelled by the huge potential of the Trump administration's promises of regulatory and tax reform...
Harneys
As the largest law firm in the BVI, Harneys has consistently worked on the biggest and most complex mergers and acquisitions (M&A) involving BVI companies.
Maples and Calder
Both plans of arrangement and schemes of arrangement require approval by an order of the court.
Harneys
The BVI Government has enacted a measure which exempts various categories of people from the need to obtain work permits.
Baker Tilly
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published three Consultation Papers proposing simplification of the Prospectus Regulation.
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Harneys
The Exempted Limited Partnership Law (the ELP Law) governs the formation of exempted limited partnerships (ELPs) in the Cayman Islands.
Appleby
The Bank of Asia has been established in the BVI to address the growing needs of offshore companies and their owners.
Maples and Calder
The British Virgin Islands is a well-established jurisdiction of choice for international businesses, and has long provided innovative legal structures for cross border trading and investment activity.
Maples and Calder
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...
Carey Olsen
A segregated portfolio company ("SPC") is incorporated under the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (as amended) (the "BCA").
Harneys
The Limited Liabilities Companies Law (the Cayman LLC Law) came into force in the Cayman Islands in 2016, introducing a new type of corporate vehicle in the Cayman Islands, the limited liability company (the Cayman LLC).
Harneys
Offshore companies, particularly those incorporated in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) or the Cayman Islands, are commonly used as vehicles to purchase and hold UK real estate.
Oak Trust Group
BVI companies are governed by the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (the Act), which has recently been amended by the BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act, 2015 (the Amendment Act).
Harneys
Interest in the setting up and distribution of initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the BVI and other offshore locations has mushroomed during 2017; we expect this to continue going forward.
Maples and Calder
The primary sources of regulation of M&A in the British Virgin Islands are the Business Companies Act, 2004 (the "Companies Act") and common law.
Mourant Ozannes
This guide is intended to provide an overview of Investment Funds in the British Virgin Islands.
Harneys
Once a fairly niche investment strategy of concern to US-listed businesses, shareholder activism is an increasingly global phenomenon.
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