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O'Neal Webster
The British Virgin Islands is continuing its push into the financial technology (Fintech) space as a means of ensuring that it is not left behind as technology moves forward. At its recent Digital ...
Discipline is one of the key traits of any successful fund manager – sticking to the core investment strategy and avoiding style drift.
This may be of particular concern if the target assets are located (or believed to be located) offshore.
The principal statute governing the formation and operation of a BVI business company is the Business Companies Act 2004, as amended (the ‘BC Act').
O'Neal Webster
Registering a vessel in the British Virgin Islands with O'Neal Webster is easy as 1, 2, 3.
O'Neal Webster
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 ...
O'Neal Webster
News outlets, including The Guardian and CNBC, were reporting and market watchers were opining in early 2019 that a slowing world economy forebodes a major global economic shift—possibly...
O'Neal Webster
The issue of economic substance is not a new one. More and more, modern companies coupled with new technology and trading practices challenge the notion of "economic substance" for value creation in the traditional sense ...
Following our previous notification dated May 2019, The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has passed legislation requiring certain legal entities carrying on Relevant Activities to demonstrate adequate ...
We refer to our alert from June 2019 for guidance on the requirements of the Economic Substance (Companies and Limited Partnerships) Act, 2018 and the definitions of Legal Entity, Relevant Activity and Financial Period.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
The obligation to comply with the relevant substance requirements begins at the start of the initial financial period.
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.
Ogier's global teams are leading offshore advisers on big-ticket, international M&A transactions. Strong deal flow continues in sectors as diverse as pharmaceuticals, events, hotels and leisure,...
The British Virgin Islands International Tax Authority (ITA) published the Rules on Economic Substance in the British Virgin Islands (Rules) on 9 October 2019.
The Economic Substance (Companies and Limited Partnerships) Act, 2018 (the "Act") was passed on 1 January 2019, introducing economic substance requirements...
O'Neal Webster
The International Tax Authority (ITA) in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has now released the Rules on Economic Substance (the Rules) which provides guidance on the interpretation
Until recently Russian and CIS clients would often, without hesitation, choose London as the seat of arbitration and the London Court of International Arbitration Rules as the rules governing the arbitral procedure.
In response to the requirements of the EU Code of Conduct Group (the Code of Conduct Group), from 1 January 2019 the British Virgin Islands implemented new legislation setting
Maples Group
Your usual Maples Group contact will be able to assist you in making these determinations.
Ogier in the BVI has welcomed two new litigators - Daniel Mitchell and Katherine Bradley – to its dispute resolution team, who have joined as senior associate and associate respectively
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