Mondaq Offshore: Corporate/Commercial Law > Directors and Officers
Carey Olsen
In a judgment likely to have wide-ranging implications for local companies subject to the "60/40 Rule", the Privy Council has held that local companies may confer upon non-Bermudians...
Appleby
A variety of documents and information related to Bermuda registered companies must be available for public inspection.
Carey Olsen
Family members and their trusted advisers may be appointed as directors of the PTC.
Campbells
In 2017, a total of 17 restructuring petitions were filed in the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.
A.G. Erotocritou LLC
A derivative action is an aggrieved minority shareholder's right of action which essentially derives from the company, and is ordinarily available to members who may seek protection in circumstances
Soteris Pittas & Co LLC
When a company enters insolvency or its ‘'vicinity''[1], the fiduciary duties of directors are no longer owed to the company as a whole, and instead their duties shift towards the creditors.
K.P.S. Services Limited
As stated in our article "A step by Step Guide for Forming a Company in Cyprus'', on August 28th 2017, incorporating a Cyprus Company is a very simple and easy procedure.
Antoniou McCollum & Co. LLC
Cyprus, like most common law jurisdictions, recognises the concept of the shadow director.
Ogier
In relation to "holding company business" the CIGAs are broadly defined as all activities related to that business.
Ogier
"However startling the history of [Carlyle Capital Corporation's] short life appears at first sight, its failure was the result of circumstances beyond the control of any board of directors.
Ogier
Substance laws came into effect across the offshore world from the start of 2019 – they require companies claiming tax residency in zero or low-tax jurisdictions to prove that they have real substance there.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
This Hong Kong regulatory update provides an overview of key regulatory developments in the past three months relevant to companies listed (or planning to list)
Fiduserve
Hong Kong's extensive tax, trade and legal benefits, have made it a popular business choice for foreign investors who want to set up a local company.
Appleby
Strike off action does not reduce or extinguish the liability of any director, officer or member of the company.
Appleby
It is also usual practice for a liquidator to require the shareholder or beneficial owner of the company to provide him with an indemnity in advance of agreeing to be appointed.
DQ Advocates
Trust structures will often involve trustees holding shares in companies; those shares forming part of the trust fund held by the trustees for the benefit of the trust and the beneficiaries as a whole.
Ogier
Substance legislation will be adopted across the offshore world and will have effect from 1 January 2019 - the legislation will require companies claiming tax residency in zero or low-tax jurisdictions to prove that...
Ogier
When corporate governance fails, as has been the case recently with companies such as Carillion, Bhs and Patisserie Valerie, what is usually the specific reason?
BLC Robert
The general principle under section 129 (1) of the Companies Act (the "Act") is that the business and affairs of the company shall be managed by, or under the supervision of, the Board.
STA Law Firm
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Although the smallest member of the European Union (EU), Malta is a leading European financial centre and is one of the most cost-effective onshore jurisdictions in Europe to form a company.
O'Neal Webster
A sometimes overlooked, yet critical, aspect of a British Virgin Islands (BVI) company is the role of its registered agent.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
This Hong Kong regulatory update provides an overview of key regulatory developments in the past three months relevant to companies listed (or planning to list)
Carey Olsen
In a judgment likely to have wide-ranging implications for local companies subject to the "60/40 Rule", the Privy Council has held that local companies may confer upon non-Bermudians...
Walkers
In the current market environment, alternative investment funds are trying to find new ways to attract capital ...
Dixcart
UK tax may be due, but there are a number of options that might reduce or negate the UK tax payable.
Walkers
The September 30, 2018, deadline for funds formed in the Cayman Islands to comply with the new requirement ...
Walkers
The decision as to where to incorporate an offshore company can only be made based on the specific features of the transaction in question.
Morgan & Morgan
Last year Panama joined the list of countries that have established quotas as a mean for reducing the gender gap. Law 56 of 2017 creates a women quota of 30% on corporate boards of public entities and certain private entities.
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