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Maples and Calder
BVI law is a mixture of statute and common law. The principal statute governing corporate and personal insolvency in the BVI is the Insolvency Act 2003, which is supported by the regulations...
Collas Crill
With the large number of BVI companies in existence and the general ageing population, succession issues surrounding ownership of shares in a BVI company have become quite prevalent.
Collas Crill
In the British Virgin Islands, investment funds are regulated by the BVI Financial Services Commission under the BVI Securities and Investment Business Act, 2010 and the Mutual Fund Regulations, 2010.
Harneys
Offshore companies, particularly those incorporated in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) or the Cayman Islands, are commonly used as vehicles to purchase and hold UK real estate.
Walkers
Where security is granted by a BVI Business Company, lenders should ensure the security package is properly registered for BVI law purposes as soon as the security documents are executed.
Carey Olsen
Information maintained on the Database will not be made available for public inspection. Only designated persons at the BVI Financial Investigation Agency will have access to the Database...
O'Neal Webster
The British Virgin Islands will implement its new beneficial ownership reporting regime on July 1, 2017, by virtue of the recently passed BOSSs Act, 2017, (BOSSs), which comes into force on June 30, 2017.
Kinanis LLC
The BVI Government has enacted new legislation to establish a secure search system facilitating the effective and efficient storage and disclosure of beneficial owner information for all corporate and legal...
Maples and Calder
In this case, the applicant, Mr Yegiazaryan, had made an application for security for costs with respect to Mr Garkusha's appeal against the dismissal of his claim.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is home to more than 416,000 active companies. This article considers the benefits of using a BVI company in financing transactions.
Walkers
The BVI's Global Contribution", which seeks to address common misconceptions about the BVI and educate the public on the positive impact and contributions that the BVI has on the global economy.
Maples and Calder
The ITA has also updated the BVIFARS User Guide in relation to CRS submissions and a copy of the updated User Guide...
Ogier
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) beneficial ownership regime comes into force on 30 June 2017.
Ogier
The BVI Commercial Court has just provided guidance on wasted costs principles and their application to the duties of an applicant's legal practitioner on an ex parte application.
Maples and Calder
The new Regime codifies a commitment agreed by the BVI (together with other Crown dependencies and overseas territories) with the UK Government by way of an Exchange of Notes in April 2016...
Harneys
The BVI is expected to enact legislation to implement a networked database of beneficial ownership interests in companies incorporated or domiciled in the jurisdiction.
O'Neal Webster
There is no dispute that the 2017 hard-opening of the new 'state of the art' British Virgin Islands International Arbitration Centre signals the BVI's intent to become the leading arbitral and dispute...
Walkers
When planning a restructuring that involves a merger where at least one of the merging entities is a BVI company, that is regulated by the BVIFSC, there are some specific and unwritten procedures...
Ogier
International guidelines on cross-border insolvency matters have recently been adopted by the BVI courts.
O'Neal Webster
The British Virgin Islands Government recently announced the extension of the 2017 deadlines for notification and reporting obligations under the Common Reporting Standard, or CRS.
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Harneys
Companies incorporated in the BVI are, by most measures, the most popular offshore holding structure in the world
O'Neal Webster
The British Virgin Islands Government recently announced the extension of the 2017 deadlines for notification and reporting obligations under the Common Reporting Standard, or CRS.
Maples and Calder
During the past year we have seen that the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") Financial Services Commission (the "Commission") has become increasingly strict with payment and filing deadline...
Harneys
Tucked away in dusty corners of the Insolvency Act 2003 are two slightly obscure provisions: sections 251 and 257.
O'Neal Webster
The British Virgin Islands Government recently announced the extension of the 2017 deadlines for notification and reporting obligations under the Common Reporting Standard, or CRS.
Maples and Calder
The new Regime codifies a commitment agreed by the BVI (together with other Crown dependencies and overseas territories) with the UK Government by way of an Exchange of Notes in April 2016...
Ogier
International guidelines on cross-border insolvency matters have recently been adopted by the BVI courts.
O'Neal Webster
For years, the BVI Business Companies Act has provided an attractive and appropriate vehicle to hold property in the BVI and abroad, many finding it a particularly useful strategy in estate planning.
O'Neal Webster
There is no dispute that the 2017 hard-opening of the new 'state of the art' British Virgin Islands International Arbitration Centre signals the BVI's intent to become the leading arbitral and dispute...
Collas Crill
In the British Virgin Islands, investment funds are regulated by the BVI Financial Services Commission under the BVI Securities and Investment Business Act, 2010 and the Mutual Fund Regulations, 2010.
Bedell Cristin
issue a certificate of dissolution in the approved form certifying that the company has been dissolved.
Harneys
BVI company law has two overarching characteristics. Firstly, it maximises flexibility to ensure that international users of offshore vehicles can structure their companies in a way that suits their needs.
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