British Virgin Islands
BVI companies regularly provide security over their assets as part of financing transactions.
Security over the shares in a BVI company may be granted either by way of a mortgage or charge pursuant to the provisions of the BVI Business Companies Act (the "Act").
Security over the shares in a British Virgin Islands (BVI) company may be granted either by way of a mortgage or charge...
One of the key roles of BVI vehicles in international finance transactions is the provision of security (either BVI entities granting security over their own assets or security being granted over the shares of a BVI company).
In Attorney General of the Virgin Islands v Global Water Associates Ltd (British Virgin Islands)  UKPC 18 ("GWA") the Privy Council, the Island's final appeal Court...
In a recent decision, Chu v Lau  UKPC 24 on appeal from the Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) (the "Court of Appeal")...
One of the key roles of BVI vehicles in international finance transactions is the provision of security (either BVI entities granting security over their own assets or security being granted over...
The BVI Commercial Court provided welcome guidance on the standing of an appointing party to interfere in a receivership.
The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council has handed down judgment in the case of Chu v Lau  UKPC 24 (on appeal from the British Virgin Islands) on 12 October 2020.
Exential Investments Inc. (the "Company") formed part of a group of companies (the "Exential Group") that operated a Ponzi scheme between 2011 and 2016.
Following the economic substance reforms that took effect in the BVI from the start of 2019, most BVI companies have until the end of December 2020 to submit their first economic substance report.
The flexible corporate legislative framework in the British Virgin Islands makes the BVI an attractive jurisdiction for incorporating public companies.
As annual British Virgin Islands ("BVI") Registry fees are now payable for those BVI companies that were incorporated or registered in the second half of the year...
Jeremy Lightfoot and Catie Wang discuss the recent case in which the BVI Commercial Court has confirmed that the Court has the jurisdiction to appoint the company's registered agent...
Corporate guarantees are commonly provided by British Virgin Islands (BVI) companies. The BVI statutory regime makes the provision of such guarantees simple and efficient.
British Virgin Island law sets out clear procedures for striking off, dissolution, and restoration of BVI companies. Governed by the BVI Business Companies Act and the Insolvency Act...
A condition precedent that is frequently included in corporate and finance transactions involving one or more BVI companies, is the request for a certificate of good standing ("COG") from the Registry of Corporate Affairs...
The enforceability of digital contracts and electronic signatures (e-signatures) in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is presently governed by the Electronic Transactions Act 2001 (the Act).
Company redomiciliation is the process by which a company moves its domicile from one jurisdiction to another by changing the country under whose laws it is registered or incorporated...
We shared in our prior article, that with the passing of the Singapore Companies (Amendment) Act 2017 (the "Act"), foreign corporate entities are now permitted to transfer...