British Virgin Islands
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.
The flexible corporate legislative framework in the British Virgin Islands makes the BVI an attractive jurisdiction for incorporating public companies.
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.
A company incorporated in the British Virgin Islands (the "BVI") can be placed into insolvent liquidation either by: a shareholders' qualifying resolution; or a court order, following an application to the court...
Companies often consider "what if" they could transfer to another jurisdiction based on what is currently happening in their jurisdiction, or simply to take advantage of the regime and benefits...
O'Neal Webster has advised on a JPY 3.8 billion British Virgin Islands plan of arrangement which was recently approved by the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) on April 6, 2020.
Restructuring & Insolvency Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of British Virgin Islands, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
For many years, bearer shares were viewed as an attractive option by many when it came to holding shares in BVI companies.
Conyers is very mindful of the strains that are being placed on our clients during the present Covid-19 crisis.
M&A activity involving a British Virgin Islands company is principally regulated under Part IX of the BVI Business Companies
Act, 2004 (as amended, the "Act").
It is rare that a Court has the opportunity to put to rest a series of controversial issues in a single judgment.
The principal statute governing the formation and operation of a BVI business company is the Business Companies Act 2004, as amended (the ‘BC Act').
Ease of operation and flexibility are two of the most attractive features of a BVI business company (BVIBC). However, the death of a shareholder can cause disruption in company ...
With onshore M&A procedures often cumbersome and time consuming, the British Virgin Islands continue to offer a range of flexible yet familiar structuring options to facilitate takeover transactions.
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.
The issue of succession may not be a primary consideration when incorporating a company in the BVI or indeed in any jurisdiction.
The Court of Appeal has recently ruled in BTI 2014 LLC -v- Sequana SA & Ors  EWCA Civ 112 that an otherwise lawful dividend may still be found to be a transaction defrauding creditors.
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 ...