British Virgin Islands
M&A activity involving a British Virgin Islands company is principally regulated under Part IX of the BVI Business Companies
Act, 2004 (as amended, the "Act").
It is rare that a Court has the opportunity to put to rest a series of controversial issues in a single judgment.
The issue of succession may not be a primary consideration when incorporating a company in the BVI or indeed in any jurisdiction.
The Court of Appeal has recently ruled in BTI 2014 LLC -v- Sequana SA & Ors  EWCA Civ 112 that an otherwise lawful dividend may still be found to be a transaction defrauding creditors.
In Antow Holdings Limited v. Best Nation Investments Limited, a case concerning a challenge to the transfer of shares, the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal ...
A sometimes overlooked, yet critical, aspect of a British Virgin Islands (BVI) company is the role of its registered agent.
Securitisation is, in its very basic terms, the process of taking an illiquid asset, or group of assets, and through financial engineering, transforming them into a security ...
Many BVI companies have only one director/shareholder.
A segregated portfolio company ("SPC") is incorporated under the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (as amended) (the "BCA").
The BVI Government has enacted a measure which exempts various categories of people from the need to obtain work permits.
This guide is intended to provide an overview of Investment Funds in the British Virgin Islands.
Once a fairly niche investment strategy of concern to US-listed businesses, shareholder activism is an increasingly global phenomenon.
Companies incorporated in the BVI are, by most measures, the
most popular offshore holding structure in the world
Every company lawyer is taught from an early stage that a director owes their duties to the company, and not to the shareholders or any individual shareholder.
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...
The British Virgin Islands ("BVI") is home to over 416,000 active companies. This article considers the benefits of using a BVI company in financing transactions.
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.
SIBA and the Investment Business (Approved Managers) Regulations, 2012 set out a number of ongoing administrative requirements with which regulated entities in the British Virgin Islands must comply.
Entities wishing to carry out regulated investment business in the BVI require approval from the BVI FSC under either SIBA or, in the case of investment managers, the lighter regulatory regime...