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Maples and Calder
To what extent is domicile or habitual residence relevant in determining liability to taxation in your jurisdiction? There is no direct taxation in the British Virgin Islands (save as specified in question 2.3).
Harneys
The Cayman Islands have recently amended the beneficial ownership register regime for Cayman Islands companies and LLCs1, refining the regime that was introduced in July 2017 (as detailed in our earlier alert).
Harneys
After ten years of negotiations, Luxembourg and Cyprus signed their first double-tax treaty on 8 May.
Carey Olsen
The BVI Commercial Court has announced that it will return to sitting in the BVI from January 2018.
O'Neal Webster
O'Neal Webster is pleased to announce its participation in the publication of The Legal 500 Private Client Global Guide.
Ogier
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has enacted the eagerly awaited Limited Partnership Act (the Limited Partnership Act or the Act).
Conyers Dill & Pearman
We are pleased to announce the enactment of the new Limited Partnership Act. The LPA represents the culmination of the efforts of fourteen lawyers from eight British Virgin Islands law firms to create a state of the art limited partnership act.
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 set out in the Insolvency Rules 2005.
Harneys
The system of tax information exchange in the BVI is largely modelled on international principles developed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (the OECD).
Walkers
The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court has issued a court notice and announced that the Commercial Division of the High Court returns to the Territory of the Virgin Islands in January 2018.
Ogier
The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Court Proceedings Fees) (Virgin Islands) Rules, 2017 (the New Rules) impose new fees for non-contentious probate applications and replace the old fees ...
Harneys
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.
O'Neal Webster
International financial records recently stolen from two offshore services firms and 19 corporate registries maintained by governments were leaked to journalists ...
Appleby
On 20th November 2017 the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in the latest round of litigation arising out of the fallout of Bernard Madoff's multi-billion-dollar ponzi scheme.
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).
Bedell Cristin
The topic of corporate transparency through the creation of a central registry of company beneficial ownership information has been extensively debated in recent years and came to the political fore at the Lough Erne...
Campbells
In doing so, the Court of Appeal clarified two important points of BVI law and practice which will be of widespread application...
Harneys
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...
Maples and Calder
The legislation governing arbitration in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is the Arbitration Act 2013, which came into force on 1 October 2014 and that repealed the Arbitration Act 1976 ...
Harneys
The BVI Government has passed new rules governing applications for Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration.
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Harneys
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.
Harneys
The system of tax information exchange in the BVI is largely modelled on international principles developed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (the OECD).
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 set out in the Insolvency Rules 2005.
Ogier
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has enacted the eagerly awaited Limited Partnership Act (the Limited Partnership Act or the Act).
Carey Olsen
The BVI Commercial Court has announced that it will return to sitting in the BVI from January 2018.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
We are pleased to announce the enactment of the new Limited Partnership Act. The LPA represents the culmination of the efforts of fourteen lawyers from eight British Virgin Islands law firms to create a state of the art limited partnership act.
Walkers
The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court has issued a court notice and announced that the Commercial Division of the High Court returns to the Territory of the Virgin Islands in January 2018.
O'Neal Webster
O'Neal Webster is pleased to announce its participation in the publication of The Legal 500 Private Client Global Guide.
Bedell Cristin
issue a certificate of dissolution in the approved form certifying that the company has been dissolved.
O'Neal Webster
International financial records recently stolen from two offshore services firms and 19 corporate registries maintained by governments were leaked to journalists ...
Bedell Cristin
The topic of corporate transparency through the creation of a central registry of company beneficial ownership information has been extensively debated in recent years and came to the political fore at the Lough Erne...
Ogier
The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Court Proceedings Fees) (Virgin Islands) Rules, 2017 (the New Rules) impose new fees for non-contentious probate applications and replace the old fees ...
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