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By Mirza Manraj
Interest in the setting up and distribution of initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the BVI and other offshore locations has mushroomed during 2017; we expect this to continue going forward.
By Harneys  
15 January 2018 - Annual fees paid to CIMA for registered funds1. 31 December 2017 - Cayman Islands funds classified as reporting financial institutions (which will effectively be all investment funds ...
By Harneys  
Unregulated investment funds and some insurance entities in the Cayman Islands have been given a grace period until 31 May 2018 to establish anti-money laundering compliance programs ...
By Harneys  
This Guide sets out the key features of foundation companies and how they are formed and operated.
By Harneys  
The Limited Liabilities Companies Law (the Cayman LLC Law) came into force in the Cayman Islands in 2016, introducing a new type of corporate vehicle in the Cayman Islands, the limited liability company (the Cayman LLC).
By Jacqueline Daley-Aspinall
Whether fuelled by low oil, gas and commodity prices or propelled by the huge potential of the Trump administration's promises of regulatory and tax reform...
By Aki Corsoni-Husain, Elina Mantrali
This is the second in a series of articles on the implementation of Directive 2014/65/EU, (MiFID II), in Cyprus. Below we explore changes to the local industry that mandates greater investor protection.
By Sheila George, Johann Henry
The BVI Government has passed new rules governing applications for Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration.
By Harneys  
A Double Tax Treaty between Cyprus and Iran will come into effect on 1 January 2018.
By Marisa Efstathiou, Emily Yiolitis
Currently pending ratification, the treaty between Cyprus and Barbados (the Treaty) was signed on the 3 May 2017 by Mr Euripides L Evriviades, the High Commissioner of Cyprus in the United Kingdom...
By Aki Corsoni-Husain, Elina Mantrali
Cyprus has given full effect to Directive 2014/65/EU, (MiFID II), through the enactment of the Investment Services and Investment Activities and Regulated Markets Law 2017 (New IS Law).
By Jonathan Culshaw, Henry Mander, Matt Taber
The Foundation Companies Law, 2017 (Law) introduces a new type of corporate vehicle in the Cayman Islands, the Foundation Company (FC).
By Emily Yiolitis, Marisa Efstathiou, Marina Ioannidou
Prior to the amendment, a Cyprus tax resident was an individual who had remained in Cyprus for at least 183 days in one calendar year.
By Harneys  
Insolvency law in Bermuda is principally regulated by the Companies Act 1981 and the Companies Rules 1982, supplemented by a wide body of case law.
By George Weston
As the largest law firm in the BVI, Harneys has consistently worked on the biggest and most complex mergers and acquisitions (M&A) involving BVI companies.
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