British Virgin Islands
"Final" decisions of the BVI Court come with an automatic right of appeal to the ECSC Court of Appeal (CoA), whereas "interlocutory"...
A registered trademark in the British Virgin Islands is transmissible in the same way as other personal or moveable property.
BVI companies regularly provide security over their assets as part of financing transactions.
Security over the shares in a BVI company may be granted either by way of a mortgage or charge pursuant to the provisions of the BVI Business Companies Act (the "Act").
Security over the shares in a British Virgin Islands (BVI) company may be granted either by way of a mortgage or charge...
The COVID-19 pandemic is requiring more of us than ever to work remotely. This can raise particular challenges in terms of the execution of documents, with physical "wet ink" execution often proving unmanageable for signatories.
Given the reputation of the BVI as a premium offshore jurisdiction, its corporate structures have long been popular with individuals from across the globe.
In the recent case of Kathryn Ma Wai Fong v Incredible Power and Ors (BVIHC 52 of 2016), Carey Olsen
One of the key roles of BVI vehicles in international finance transactions is the provision of security (either BVI entities granting security over their own assets or security being granted over the shares of a BVI company).
A brief summary of the BVI's economic substance legislations, highlighting some of the most common classifications of business activities and outlining the next steps required...
In Attorney General of the Virgin Islands v Global Water Associates Ltd (British Virgin Islands)  UKPC 18 ("GWA") the Privy Council, the Island's final appeal Court...
In a recent decision, Chu v Lau  UKPC 24 on appeal from the Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) (the "Court of Appeal")...
One of the key roles of BVI vehicles in international finance transactions is the provision of security (either BVI entities granting security over their own assets or security being granted over...
The Covid-19 pandemic is the single most globally impactful event for decades.
The BVI Commercial Court provided welcome guidance on the standing of an appointing party to interfere in a receivership.
An aggrieved party which has started proceedings in the BVI must seek court permission to serve the claim form out of the jurisdiction on a foreign defendant.
In the wake of the economic downturn resulting from the global pandemic, a significant increase in fraud cases can unfortunately be expected.
Technological innovation is transforming businesses, markets and our everyday life.
Company redomiciliation is the process by which a company moves its domicile from one jurisdiction to another by changing the country under whose laws it is registered or incorporated...
Charissa Ball and Yan Li have recently published the article "Regulation of Virtual Asset Service Providers in the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands and Bermuda".