British Virgin Islands
Carey Olsen presents this unofficial consolidation of the BVI Insolvency Act 2003 (the "Act") and the Insolvency Rules 2005 (the "Rules").
The British Virgin Islands continues to be a jurisdiction of choice for corporate vehicles entering into secured finance transactions, and remains a markedly creditor-friendly jurisdiction.
On 22 January 2020, the Court handed down judgment in the matter of Pacific Fertility Institutes Holding Company Limited v Pacific Fertility Institutes (HK) Holding Company Limited.
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) instigated entry restrictions for all visitors in mid-March and is currently operating a full lockdown system for all residents, apart from essential workers.
Significant actions are being taken by governments and financial institutions around the world in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
COVID-19 is having a widespread impact on financial markets and the global economy as businesses struggle with the disruption caused.
Ogier has successfully represented the applicants in a BVI scheme of arrangement for a debt restructuring, as part of a $1.5 billion global restructuring, demonstrating the ability of our transactional and dispute...
Alternative Investment Funds Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of British Virgin Islands, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
There have been an increasing number of court applications in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) for the appointment of receivers an as interim remedy to ‘hold the ring' in respect of assets.
Companies that have been incorporated in other jurisdictions may be permitted to change their jurisdiction of incorporation to the British Virgin Islands ("BVI")
The Mutual Funds Regulations, 2010 (the Mutual Funds Regulations) (the "Mutual Funds Regulations") and Securities and Investment Business (Incubator and Approved Funds)...
The Securities and Investment Business Act, 2010 has been amended to introduce a new regulatory regime for closed-ended funds in the BVI.
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has introduced a new regulatory regime for the recognition of private investment funds.
The BVI was amongst those moved to the EU's list of fully cooperative tax jurisdictions on 18 February.
In response to the requirements of the European Union ("EU"), the BVI has recently enacted the Securities and Investment Business Act, 2019 and the related Private Investment Funds Regulations, 2019.
On 18 February 2020, EU Finance Ministers updated the EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions, upgrading the British Virgin Islands to whitelist status
On 18 February 2020, the Economic and Financial Affairs Council announced that the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has moved to the ...
This advisory summarises the key features of the Law and the Guidelines and their likely impact on closed-ended funds and their managers.
In line with BVI's commitment to stay at the forefront of 'international legislation and EU compliance', the BVI enacted the Mutual Funds (Amendment) ...
The British Virgin Islands government recently passed new legislation affecting the funds industry. In particular, the new BVI Securities and Investment Business (Amendment) Act, 2019 ...