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Conyers Dill & Pearman
The British Virgin Islands ("BVI") is home to over 416,000 active companies. This article considers the benefits of using a BVI company in financing transactions.
Travers Thorp Alberga
The BVI and Cayman Courts are usually the work horses of the Caribbean international financial centres. 2016 proved to be no different.
Harneys
The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (BVI FSC) has signed a multilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between members of the Group of International Financial Centre Supervisors.
Harneys
On 11 May 2017, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) published its list of Reportable Jurisdictions for the Common Reporting Standards (CRS).
Maples and Calder
The British Virgin Islands continues to be a jurisdiction of choice for corporate vehicles entering into secured finance transactions, and remains a markedly creditor-friendly jurisdiction.
Harneys
The BVI today adopted new guidelines for communication and cooperation between courts in cross-border insolvency matters.
Carey Olsen
SIBA and the Investment Business (Approved Managers) Regulations, 2012 set out a number of ongoing administrative requirements with which regulated entities in the British Virgin Islands must comply.
Carey Olsen
Entities wishing to carry out regulated investment business in the BVI require approval from the BVI FSC under either SIBA or, in the case of investment managers, the lighter regulatory regime...
Harneys
The Financial Services Commission Act 2001 was amended by the Financial Services Commission (Amendment) Act 2017 (the Amendment) on 1 May 2017.
Harneys
This case, decided in March 2017, represents a fundamental protection for those who invest in or hold interests in the BVI.
Harneys
The BVI International Arbitration Centre opened on 16 November 2016 and the BVI IAC Rules came into force on the same date giving full force to the Arbitration Act 2013 effective as of 1 October 2014 in the British Virgin Islands.
Walkers
The object of this memorandum is to provide clients of Walkers with information on the formation and operation of an international limited partnership in the British Virgin Islands.
Walkers
Under the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (as amended) ("BVI BC Act"), a company limited by shares may be incorporated or, if it has already been incorporated, be registered by the Registrar...
Walkers
At present only licensed insurers and recognised or registered funds can incorporate or register as an SPC under the BVI BC Act.
Harneys
The Government of the British Virgin Islands has recently enacted legislation setting a minimum compulsory retirement age for employment law purposes, subject to certain exceptions. This is the first such measure in the Territory's history.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The British Virgin Islands ("BVI") is becoming an increasingly popular jurisdiction for aviation finance not only in the private and corporate jet sectors, but also in the commercial aircraft sector.
Harneys
Public bodies must strike a balance when discharging their international obligations in the mutual exchange of information by ensuring that procedural fairness safeguards for BVI persons are observed in the performance of those obligations.
Walkers
The BVI Business Companies Act 2004 (the "Business Companies Act") imposes continuing obligations on all business companies. The main requirements of the Business Companies Act are summarised below.
Walkers
The BVI Financial Services Commission (the "FSC") Approved Investment Manager Guidelines (the "Guidelines") came into effect on 10 December 2012.
Harneys
A reference to the "perfect arbitration clause" is always likely to be a little controversial.
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Now that the United Kingdom has served notice to leave the European Union under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, managers of offshore funds have a clearer timetable for when Brexit will happen, with the UK scheduled to leave the EU in March 2019.
Harneys
The Common Reporting Standard (CRS) is the standard for the automatic exchange of financial account information produced by the OECD, which provides for exchange of client due diligence (CDD) information between various jurisdictions.
Harneys
A reference to the "perfect arbitration clause" is always likely to be a little controversial.
Harneys
The fees charged to BVI Business Companies by the Registry of Corporate Affairs are to increase following the first substantive review since the BVI Business Companies Act came into force in 2005.
Walkers
The BVI Financial Services Commission (the "FSC") Approved Investment Manager Guidelines (the "Guidelines") came into effect on 10 December 2012.
Bedell Cristin
issue a certificate of dissolution in the approved form certifying that the company has been dissolved.
Harneys
The British Virgin Islands has long been hailed as a leading offshore jurisdiction for wealth management and asset protection amongst Latin American high net worth families and individuals.
Walkers
The BVI Business Companies Act 2004 (the "Business Companies Act") imposes continuing obligations on all business companies. The main requirements of the Business Companies Act are summarised below.
Harneys
This Article examines in summary whether EU-based subsidiaries of the sanctioned Russian state-owned entities listed in Council Regulation (EU) 833/2014 (Regulation 833)
Harneys
Cyprus is at the crossroads of Europe, the Middle East and Africa, making it ideally suited for inward investment
Harneys
Public bodies must strike a balance when discharging their international obligations in the mutual exchange of information by ensuring that procedural fairness safeguards for BVI persons are observed in the performance of those obligations.
Ogier
BVI Commercial Court confirms extra-jurisdictional scope of free-standing relief under Arbitration Act in support of foreign arbitrations.
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