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Maples and Calder
The SIBA, 2010, as amended ("SIBA") and its subsidiary legislation, including the Securities and Investment Business Regulations, 2015, provides for the regulation of open-ended mutual funds, among other matters.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Many BVI companies have only one director/shareholder.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The BVI Government has enacted a measure which exempts nationals of the People's Republic of China from the need to apply for a visa to visit the BVI for up to six months for business or tourism purposes.
Ogier
A significant percentage of all employment within the OECD group comes from small enterprises, many of which have fewer than 9 employees and, as such, are frequently termed 'micro' businesses.
Appleby
The Bank of Asia has been established in the BVI to address the growing needs of offshore companies and their owners.
Carey Olsen
A segregated portfolio company ("SPC") is incorporated under the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (as amended) (the "BCA").
Maples and Calder
The British Virgin Islands is a well-established jurisdiction of choice for international businesses, and has long provided innovative legal structures for cross border trading and investment activity.
Maples and Calder
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...
Maples and Calder
Pursuant to the Securities and Investment Business Act, 2010 and the Mutual Funds Regulations, 2010, all BVI private, professional and public funds and all BVI investment business licence holders...
Ogier
For shares in a BVI company held personally or via a nominee arrangement, such shares will be effectively frozen upon the passing away of individual shareholders.
Ogier
Companies are incorporated in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) under the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (the Act) by the filing of Memorandum and Articles of Association ...
Ogier
With more than a decade in the jurisdiction, Ogier's partners includes some of the leading names in BVI law – and we are specialists in all aspects of the establishment and operation of investment funds.
Carey Olsen
The Limited Partnership Act, 2017 (the "Act") was gazetted and brought into force on 6 February 2018 in the British Virgin Islands (BVI).
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Litigation remains the primary dispute resolution mechanism in large commercial disputes in the British Virgin Islands.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is a British Overseas Dependent Territory.
Maples and Calder
The jurisdiction has implemented the OECD Common Reporting Standards.
O'Neal Webster
Microbusinesses are a growing, vibrant, and profitable economic segment throughout the world. Such enterprises provide flexibility for individuals to operate on their terms ...
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.
Harneys
The BVI Government announced this week that the Customs Duty exemption period will expire on March 31, 2018.
Maples and Calder
The primary sources of regulation of M&A in the British Virgin Islands are the Business Companies Act, 2004 (the "Companies Act") and common law.
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Harneys
Companies incorporated in the BVI are, by most measures, the most popular offshore holding structure in the world
Harneys
The Exempted Limited Partnership Law (the ELP Law) governs the formation of exempted limited partnerships (ELPs) in the Cayman Islands.
Appleby
The Bank of Asia has been established in the BVI to address the growing needs of offshore companies and their owners.
Maples and Calder
The British Virgin Islands is a well-established jurisdiction of choice for international businesses, and has long provided innovative legal structures for cross border trading and investment activity.
Ogier
A significant percentage of all employment within the OECD group comes from small enterprises, many of which have fewer than 9 employees and, as such, are frequently termed 'micro' businesses.
Maples and Calder
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.
Carey Olsen
A segregated portfolio company ("SPC") is incorporated under the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (as amended) (the "BCA").
Harneys
The Limited Liabilities Companies Law (the Cayman LLC Law) came into force in the Cayman Islands in 2016, introducing a new type of corporate vehicle in the Cayman Islands, the limited liability company (the Cayman LLC).
Harneys
Offshore companies, particularly those incorporated in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) or the Cayman Islands, are commonly used as vehicles to purchase and hold UK real estate.
Ogier
Initial currency offerings (ICOs) of crypto-currencies, tokens and other block chain based assets raised over US$ 3.5 billion in 2017.
Oak Trust Group
BVI companies are governed by the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (the Act), which has recently been amended by the BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act, 2015 (the Amendment Act).
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