British Virgin Islands
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")...
The BVI Commercial Court provided welcome guidance on the standing of an appointing party to interfere in a receivership.
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.
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 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...
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
Many businesses are currently experiencing unprecedented pressure on their cash flow as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the governmental restrictions which are being implemented around the world.
Significant actions are being taken by governments and financial institutions around the world in response to the 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 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 ...
A sometimes overlooked, yet critical, aspect of a British Virgin Islands (BVI) company is the role of its registered agent.
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 ...
Many BVI companies have only one director/shareholder.
A segregated portfolio company ("SPC") is incorporated under the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (as amended) (the "BCA").
The BVI Government has enacted a measure which exempts various categories of people from the need to obtain work permits.