British Virgin Islands
A brief summary of the BVI's economic substance legislations, highlighting some of the most common classifications of business activities and outlining the next steps required...
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 Covid-19 pandemic is the single most globally impactful event for decades.
The BVI Commercial Court provided welcome guidance on the standing of an appointing party to interfere in a receivership.
An aggrieved party which has started proceedings in the BVI must seek court permission to serve the claim form out of the jurisdiction on a foreign defendant.
In the wake of the economic downturn resulting from the global pandemic, a significant increase in fraud cases can unfortunately be expected.
Technological innovation is transforming businesses, markets and our everyday life.
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.
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
The UK government has welcomed the Bri6sh Virgin Islands' commitment to crea6ng a publiclyaccessible register of company ownership by 2023.
The British Virgin Islands have launched a new Fintech sandbox to encourage technological innovation in financial services under a lighter touch regulatory regime.
Exential Investments Inc. (the "Company") formed part of a group of companies (the "Exential Group") that operated a Ponzi scheme between 2011 and 2016.
Alternative Investment Funds Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of British Virgin Islands, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
The British Virgin Islands government entered into two contracts with Global Water Associates Ltd for a water reclamation treatment plant, one to design and build it, and the other to manage...
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.
The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, including the BVI, is conducting its most wide-ranging review of its Civil Procedure Rules in 20 years.
A lot of people are placing bets that the most recent legislation passed by the House of Assembly of the British Virgin Islands will be a big winner—for residents, tourists, investors...
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...