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Expanding Use Of Segregated Portfolio Companies In The BVI
In line with its commitment to provide flexible and innovative legal structures for cross border trading and investment activity, the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") ...
British Virgin Islands
14 Dec 2018
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BVI Companies: Urgent Action Required To Avoid Potential Strike Off
As previously advised, all companies existing before 1 April 2016 (each an "Existing Company") were required to file particulars of their current directors with the Registrar of Corporate Affairs (the "Registrar").
Cayman Islands
28 Sep 2018
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Alternative Investment Funds Guide 2018
The SIBA, 2010, as amended ("SIBA") and its subsidiary legislation, including the Securities and Investment Business Regulations, 2015, provides for the regulation of open-ended mutual funds, among other matters.
British Virgin Islands
17 Jul 2018
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BVI Micro Business Companies Act Comes Into Force
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.
British Virgin Islands
6 Jun 2018
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Initial Public Offerings 2018: British Virgin Islands
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...
British Virgin Islands
29 May 2018
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Mergers & Acquisitions Guide 2018: BVI
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.
British Virgin Islands
20 Mar 2018
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Cayman Islands Revises Aspects Of The Beneficial Ownership Register Regime
Recently passed legislation has made some important revisions to the Cayman Islands beneficial ownership register regime that first came into force on 1 July 2017.
Cayman Islands
14 Dec 2017
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Cayman AEOI Update: Portal Closure Date
Pursuant to an industry advisory dated 30 August 2017, as expanded by the AEOI News and Updates publication on its website, the Cayman Islands Department for International Tax Cooperation has announced that the AEOI Portal will remain open until 4:00pm on 13 September 2017 to accept late registrations, variations, reporting and filing declarations.
Cayman Islands
1 Sep 2017
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Alternative Investment Funds 2017 5th Edition
The Securities and Investment Business Act, 2010, as amended ("SIBA") and its subsidiary legislation, including the Securities and Investment Business (Incubator and Approved Funds) Regulations...
Cayman Islands
30 Jun 2017
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BVI Introduces Beneficial Ownership Reporting Requirements
The new Regime codifies a commitment agreed by the BVI (together with other Crown dependencies and overseas territories) with the UK Government by way of an Exchange of Notes in April 2016...
British Virgin Islands
28 Jun 2017
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BVI Regulatory Obligations And Filing Deadlines 2017
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...
British Virgin Islands
2 Jun 2017
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Cayman Islands Introduces Beneficial Ownership Register Regime
Under recently passed legislation, certain Cayman Islands companies and Cayman Islands limited liability companies ("LLCs") will be required to maintain a beneficial ownership register ...
Cayman Islands
10 Apr 2017
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Mergers & Acquisitions 2017: BVI
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.
British Virgin Islands
16 Mar 2017
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Mergers & Acquisitions Guide 2017: BVI
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.
British Virgin Islands
16 Mar 2017
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Register of Directors for BVI Companies: Maintenance and Filing Obligations
As previously advised, the BVI Business Companies Act (the "Act") has been amended to introduce a requirement for all British Virgin Islands ("BVI") companies to file a copy of their register of directors with the Registrar of Corporate Affairs of the BVI (the "Registrar") and to expand the information required to be maintained on the register for each director.
British Virgin Islands
23 May 2016
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Mergers & Acquisitions Guide 2016: BVI
Richard May and Matthew Gilbert provide an analysis of the laws and regulations of mergers and acquisitions in the British Virgin Islands.
British Virgin Islands
15 Mar 2016
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Amendments To BVI Business Companies Legislation Now In Effect
Further to our update of 15 December 20151, the BVI Business Companies Act 2004 and the BVI Business Companies Regulations 2012 have been amended by the BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act 2015 and the BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Regulations 2015.
British Virgin Islands
15 Jan 2016
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Proposed Amendments To BVI Business Companies Legislation
The BVI Business Companies Act 2004 ("BCA") is shortly due to be amended by the BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act 2015 (the "Amendment Act").
British Virgin Islands
15 Dec 2015
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Cayman Companies Law Amendment Refines Notification And Penalties Regime
The Companies (Amendment) Law 2015, which amends sections 55 and 56 of the Companies Law (2013 Revision) (the "Law"), was recently passed by the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly.
Cayman Islands
1 Sep 2015
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Mergers & Acquisitions Guide 2015: BVI
Richard May and Matthew Gilbert provide an analysis of the laws and regulations of mergers and acquisitions in the British Virgin Islands.
British Virgin Islands
19 Mar 2015
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