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Regulatory Oversight Puts Bermuda In Prime Position
With some offshore jurisdictions having only moved recently to introduce registers of beneficial ownership, one could argue that having had its own register in place for over 70 years, Bermuda has been ahead of the curve.
23 Apr 2018
Exempted Companies - June 2017
An exempted company (a "Company") is the most commonly used type of Cayman Islands company for international transactions. This note describes certain features of a Company.
Cayman Islands
26 Jun 2017
Incorporation Of A Bermuda Exempted Company
An exempted company limited by shares (a "Company") is the most commonly used type of Bermuda legal entity for international transactions.
21 Apr 2017
Statutory Mergers
Walkers is interested to note that businesses have been increasingly taking advantage of the statutory provisions relating to mergers in the BVI. These provisions are set out in the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (as amended).
British Virgin Islands
21 Mar 2017
100 Days Of Cayman Islands Limited Liability Companies
21 October marks 100 days since the introduction of the Cayman Islands Limited Liability Companies Law. Over 100 Cayman Islands LLCs have been registered within this first 100 days...
Cayman Islands
24 Jan 2017
The First 100 Days Of Cayman Islands Limited Liability Companies
21 October 2016 marked 100 days since the introduction of the Cayman Islands Limited Liability Companies Law.
Cayman Islands
23 Jan 2017
Special Purpose Vehicles | Set Cruise Control And Forget?
Credit Suisse released an excellent research paper at Davos this year entitled "How Corporate Governance Matters". Coming at the end of a flurry of corporate governance scandals that were operatic in colour and scale, . . .
Cayman Islands
11 Jan 2017
The Top Trends In Company Formations
Company incorporation has evolved; it's big business, particularly in regions such as Asia where the climate favours and encourages businesses to set up and / or register subsidiaries.
5 Jan 2017
Bermuda Company Secretaries Beware: The Deadline For Filing D&O Registers Is Approaching
All Bermuda exempted companies now have only a few weeks to ensure that their Register of Directors and Officers is filed at the Registrar of Companies, with the 31 January deadline fast approaching.
14 Dec 2016
Comparison Of Companies - Cayman Islands, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Guernsey, Ireland And Jersey
The decision as to where to incorporate an offshore company can only be made based on the specific features of the transaction in question.
3 Oct 2016
Cell Companies
To date more than 90 protected cell companies and more than 70 incorporated cell companies have been incorporated in Jersey.
16 Sep 2016
Exempted Limited Partnerships
An exempted limited partnership (an "ELP") is the most commonly used Cayman Islands partnership for international transactions. This memorandum describes certain features of an ELP.
Cayman Islands
10 Jun 2016
Private Trust Companies
The Financial Services (Exemptions) Regulations, 2007 (the 'Regulations') came into effect in August 2007.
British Virgin Islands
1 Jul 2009
Expansion Of The Cayman Islands Companies Law - Mergers And Consolidations
New provisions of the Cayman Islands Companies Law (2007 Revision) (the "Law") to regulate the merger and consolidation of companies have recently been approved by the legislature.
Cayman Islands
30 Apr 2009
Schemes Of Arrangement And Takeover Offers: A Comparison
The purpose of this note is to compare, in broad terms, the two methods by which a third party might effect the acquisition of a Cayman Islands incorporated company (the "Target").
Cayman Islands
18 Feb 2009
Registration Of A Foreign Company
The Companies Law (as amended) (the "Companies Law") provides that all bodies corporate incorporated outside the Cayman Islands that carry on business within or establish a place of business in the Cayman Islands must register with the Cayman Islands Registrar of Companies (the "Registrar") as a foreign company.
Cayman Islands
14 Dec 2008
Cayman Companies
The object of this Memorandum is to provide information on the formation and operation of the different varieties of company available in the Cayman Islands.
Cayman Islands
26 Nov 2008
Summary Of Regulations Enabling Exempt Private Trust Companies To Be Established In The BVI
The Financial Services (Exemptions) Regulations, 2007 came into effect on 1 August 2007.
Cayman Islands
21 Aug 2008
Jersey Cell Companies
In July 2005 the States of Jersey approved the Companies (Amendment No. 8) (Jersey) Law 2005 (the "Amendment").
13 Jul 2008
Companies In Jersey
This briefing is intended to serve as a brief guide to the types of companies available in Jersey. The Companies (Jersey) Law 1991 (the "Law") is a comprehensive, modern statute governing all aspects of the regulation of the formation and administration of private companies in Jersey.
Cayman Islands
25 Jun 2008
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