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Privy Council Clarifies Bermuda's "60/40 Rule"
In a judgment likely to have wide-ranging implications for local companies subject to the "60/40 Rule", the Privy Council has held that local companies may confer upon non-Bermudians...
17 Jun 2019
Challenging A BVI Liquidator's Act, Omission Or Decision
The right to bring a challenge derives from Section 273 of the BVI Insolvency Act 2003, which provides.
1 Mar 2019
Jersey Demerger Regime
On 10 July 2018 the States of Jersey enacted regulations to permit the demerger of Jersey companies, which will come into force on 1 September 2018.
19 Jul 2018
eHi Car Services Limited Strikes-Out "Abusive" Winding-Up Petition By Minority Shareholder Ctrip Investment Holding Ltd
The Grand Court of the Cayman Islands has decided that a minority shareholder may not pursue a winding-up petition in order to delay or prevent a Board approved privatisation of the company.
Hong Kong
13 Jul 2018
Segregated Portfolio Companies In The British Virgin Islands
A segregated portfolio company ("SPC") is incorporated under the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (as amended) (the "BCA").
British Virgin Islands
18 Jun 2018
Shanda Games Limited – Court Of Appeal Judgment
On 6 March 2018, the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal handed down judgment in an appeal brought by Shanda, holding that a "minority discount" should be applied in assessing the fair value....
Hong Kong
12 Mar 2018
Shareholder Activism In Guernsey
Shareholder activism refers to the use of ownership position in order to influence a company's policy and practices and is a very live issue in the current economic climate.
21 Aug 2017
"Take-Private" Transactions: The Cayman Islands Merger Regime
With the recent establishment of Carey Olsen's offices in Hong Kong and Singapore, we have prepared this article reviewing the Cayman Islands merger regime...
Cayman Islands
18 Aug 2017
Cayman Islands Quarterly Update - May 2017
In April 2017, the Cayman Islands Government met its commitment to the UK Government made a year earlier by enacting a regime requiring Cayman Islands companies to maintain registers of their beneficial owners.
31 May 2017
Plans And Schemes Of Arrangement In The British Virgin Islands
The British Virgin Islands ("BVI") is a long-standing jurisdiction of choice for incorporating joint venture and private equity vehicles. In more recent years it has also become an established option...
British Virgin Islands
8 Mar 2017
Dividends And Other Distributions By BVI Companies
BVI is a British dependent overseas territory in the eastern Caribbean. A leading jurisdiction for the incorporation of joint venture and private equity vehicles...
British Virgin Islands
15 Nov 2016
BVI Dispute Resolution & Insolvency Client Update - October 2016
In the October 2016 edition of our dispute resolution and insolvency bulletin we will be focusing on six recent cases from the BVI Court of Appeal and BVI Commercial Court.
British Virgin Islands
28 Oct 2016
Granting, Perfection & Enforcement Of Security Over Shares In British Virgin Islands
The purpose of this briefing is to describe the types of security which can be taken over shares in BVI companies and various issues in relation to the granting, perfection and enforcement of such security.
British Virgin Islands
17 Feb 2016
The BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act, 2015
The BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act, 2015 was enacted in the BVI House of Assembly on 21 December 2015 and is due to come into force shortly.
British Virgin Islands
11 Jan 2016
Why Incorporate A Startup In The British Virgin Islands?
As the founder of a startup company, one of the first questions you need to consider is "where should I incorporate my company?"
British Virgin Islands
27 Nov 2015
Amendments To The Guernsey Companies Law Come Into Effect
The changes introduced by the Ordinance have now become effective as a result of the Companies (Transitional Provisions and Commencement) Regulations 2015.
9 Sep 2015
Companies (Jersey) Law 1991 - Significant Upcoming Amendments
On 21 May 2014 the States of Jersey adopted the Companies (Amendment No.11) Jersey Law 2014 ("Amendment 11"), representing the most significant amendment to Jersey's company law in recent years.
22 May 2014
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