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O'Neal Webster
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Maples Group
The BVI High Court, Commercial Division has, in a first for the jurisdiction, appointed "light-touch" joint provisional liquidators ("RPLs")
Ogier
The BVI Commercial Court today handed down a landmark judgment appointing ‘soft touch' provisional liquidators.
Appleby
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 ...
Appleby
When a Russian company brings a claim in the BVI against two Russian employees, employed under Russian law service agreements, it is perhaps not surprising that a forum challenge would ensue
O'Neal Webster
In November 2018, the BVI brought into force Renewable Energy Regulations made under a 2015 amendment to the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation Act.
Fiduserve
The BVI Government introduced, with effect from 1 January 2019, a new legislation titled the Economic Substance (Companies and Limited Partnerships) Act 2018, requiring certain legal entities to demonstrate ...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Following the passing of the 2013 Arbitration Act and the subsequent establishment of the International Arbitration Centre, the BVI is committed to both the conduct of arbitrations in the jurisdiction ...
Ogier
In response to the requirements of the EU Code of Conduct Group, the British Virgin Islands has enacted new legislation setting out an economic substance test for tax-resident entities.
Appleby
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) government has enacted legislation that will require certain BVI entities carrying on specified activities to have ‘adequate substance' in the BVI.
Ogier
New legislation is currently being considered by the BVI Government which is expected to require in-scope entities that carry on particular activities to have economic substance within the BVI.
Maples Group
In line with its commitment to provide flexible and innovative legal structures for cross border trading and investment activity, the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") ...
KRYS Global
In October 2016, the Liquidators sought leave to amend their complaints filed in the U.S. Redeemer Actions.
Appleby
The BVI suffered severe damage by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017. In the aftermath of the storms, the financial services community formed an alliance and worked together ...
Ogier
Welcome to the final In Your Court of 2018, featuring commentary on major cases and judgments from our BVI, Cayman, Guernsey and Jersey teams.
Withers LLP
A long-awaited Court of Appeal judgment has clarified the treatment of bearer shares in BVI Companies not dealt with prior to the ‘transition date' of 31 December 2009.
O'Neal Webster
The British Virgin Islands is an ideal home jurisdiction for establishing joint ventures because of the variety of structures available under its laws.
O'Neal Webster
A sometimes overlooked, yet critical, aspect of a British Virgin Islands (BVI) company is the role of its registered agent.
Walkers
An amendment to the existing BVI CRS legislation has been published which introduces new requirements to the existing CRS regime.
O'Neal Webster
The Privy Council has recently handed down the judgment in Staray Capital Limited and another v Cha Yang [2017] UKPC 43, concerning the circumstances in which majority shareholder decisions ...
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The British Virgin Islands (BVI) government has enacted legislation that will require certain BVI entities carrying on specified activities to have ‘adequate substance' in the BVI.
Ogier
In response to the requirements of the EU Code of Conduct Group, the British Virgin Islands has enacted new legislation setting out an economic substance test for tax-resident entities.
Fiduserve
The BVI Government introduced, with effect from 1 January 2019, a new legislation titled the Economic Substance (Companies and Limited Partnerships) Act 2018, requiring certain legal entities to demonstrate ...
Harneys
Companies incorporated in the BVI are, by most measures, the most popular offshore holding structure in the world
Ogier
New legislation is currently being considered by the BVI Government which is expected to require in-scope entities that carry on particular activities to have economic substance within the BVI.
O'Neal Webster
In November 2018, the BVI brought into force Renewable Energy Regulations made under a 2015 amendment to the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation Act.
Maples Group
In line with its commitment to provide flexible and innovative legal structures for cross border trading and investment activity, the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") ...
Maples Group
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...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Many of the initial questions US counsel will have for a sponsor looking to launch a new hedge fund will be about the anticipated investor base, as that factor is fundamental in determining the appropriate fund structure.
O'Neal Webster
A sometimes overlooked, yet critical, aspect of a British Virgin Islands (BVI) company is the role of its registered agent.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Following the passing of the 2013 Arbitration Act and the subsequent establishment of the International Arbitration Centre, the BVI is committed to both the conduct of arbitrations in the jurisdiction ...
Maples Group
As part of the British Virgin Islands' ("BVI") ongoing commitment to international tax transparency pursuant to the Common Reporting Standard ("CRS")
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