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AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC
The ESA also amends the BVI's Beneficial Ownership Secure Search System Act, 2017 ("BOSS Act") to add to the existing requirements such that a legal entity and its Registered Agent
Conyers
In a judgment handed down by the British Virgin Islands High Court on 25 July 2019, Renaissance Ventures Ltd and another were awarded rectification of the share register of a billion dollar corporate group, Comodo Holdings Ltd.
Conyers
Under the ES Act, "legal entities" carrying on a "relevant activity" need to establish economic substance in the BVI.
Walkers
In December 2018, the BVI Commercial Court appointed ‘soft touch' provisional liquidators to Constellation Overseas Ltd, a BVI incorporated company, and five of its BVI incorporated subsidiaries.
Collas Crill Guernsey
The issue of succession may not be a primary consideration when incorporating a company in the BVI or indeed in any jurisdiction.
Conyers
The Court of Appeal has recently ruled in BTI 2014 LLC -v- Sequana SA & Ors [2019] EWCA Civ 112 that an otherwise lawful dividend may still be found to be a transaction defrauding creditors.
Walkers
公司曾尝试以一间根据塞浦路斯法律注册成立的公司之身份終止在英属维尔京群岛继续经营,。然而,公司并未完成塞浦路斯法律下所规定于
Walkers
The Company had attempted to continue out of the BVI as a company incorporated under the laws of Cyprus. However, the procedures required by the laws of Cyprus to secure its incorporation
Totalserve Management Ltd
The BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 has been further amended by the BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act, 2016. Below are the key amendments:
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
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Ogier
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 ...
Intertrust
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has enacted useful enhancements to its anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing regime to enable the reliance on electronic innovations to expedite the verification of customers' identity.
Ogier
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) will shortly implement some important changes to the rules governing segregated portfolio companies (SPCs) incorporated or registered under the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (BCA).
Ogier
BVI entity can be either incorporated as a segregated portfolio company or if already incorporated, registered as such by the Registrar.
Campbells
We note that interest is growing in the new form of British Virgin Islands limited partnership that can be registered under the Limited Partnership Act 2017 (the "Act").
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Conyers
Under the ES Act, "legal entities" carrying on a "relevant activity" need to establish economic substance in the BVI.
AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC
The ESA also amends the BVI's Beneficial Ownership Secure Search System Act, 2017 ("BOSS Act") to add to the existing requirements such that a legal entity and its Registered Agent
Conyers
In a judgment handed down by the British Virgin Islands High Court on 25 July 2019, Renaissance Ventures Ltd and another were awarded rectification of the share register of a billion dollar corporate group, Comodo Holdings Ltd.
O'Neal Webster
A sometimes overlooked, yet critical, aspect of a British Virgin Islands (BVI) company is the role of its registered agent.
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...
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).
Conyers
The Court of Appeal has recently ruled in BTI 2014 LLC -v- Sequana SA & Ors [2019] EWCA Civ 112 that an otherwise lawful dividend may still be found to be a transaction defrauding creditors.
Maples Group
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.
Ogier
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 ...
Walkers
In December 2018, the BVI Commercial Court appointed ‘soft touch' provisional liquidators to Constellation Overseas Ltd, a BVI incorporated company, and five of its BVI incorporated subsidiaries.
Collas Crill Guernsey
The issue of succession may not be a primary consideration when incorporating a company in the BVI or indeed in any jurisdiction.
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