Mondaq Offshore: Corporate/Commercial Law
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.
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...
DMS Governance Ltd
Amendments to Cayman legislation for corporate entities (including LLCs) have been put in place in order to facilitate the establishment of a regime permitting more rapid searches of beneficial ownership...
The registered office service provider for each Cayman Islands company should contact the company with regard to the requirements of the Regime.
This guide outlines the procedure for a voluntary liquidation of a solvent Cayman Islands exempted company and the duties of its liquidator.
The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Law (the Law) gives third parties the ability to enforce contractual rights expressly granted to them in Cayman Islands law governed contracts to which...
Any Cayman Islands exempted company (the most common Cayman corporate vehicle limited by shares) may be registered as a segregated portfolio company (an SPC) under the Cayman Islands...
There is no public security registration regime in the Cayman Islands and no publically searchable registers.
Following lengthy discussions with the UK authorities, the Cayman Islands Government has now approved new legislation to introduce beneficial ownership registers for certain Cayman Islands companies...
In a recent case before the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands Walkers, along with Robert Levy QC as leading counsel, has successfully argued that a dissenting shareholder in proceedings...
G. Vrikis & Associates LLC
Additional details for this new Scheme shall follow once the full information is released by the Cyprus Government.
Chryssafinis & Polyviou LLC
This does not amount to the creation of a new legal entity in Cyprus; the entity incorporated abroad simply has a branch, through the overseas company, in Cyprus and may operate through it...
Chryssafinis & Polyviou LLC
Foreign companies that choose to transfer their domicile to Cyprus are able to do so without winding-up their business or legal entity and are able to benefit from the advantageous tax regime...
Carey Olsen
This briefing note provides an outline of the processes and requirements to migrate an overseas company into Guernsey.
Bedell Cristin
Guernsey is, for many, the jurisdiction of choice for the establishment and/or administration of all types of collective investment vehicle, including private equity, hedge and property funds...
Mayer Brown JSM
Since the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (HKEx) issued its interim guidance on Pre-IPO Investments in October 2010...
Dillon Eustace
The Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court ruling that there was a general principle of good faith in Irish commercial contract law in its ruling in Flynn v Breccia [2017] IECA 74.
Carey Olsen
Jersey is one of the world's major international finance centres. Its successful combination of stability and reliability combined with tax neutrality has kept Jersey at the forefront of global finance for almost half a century.
Hance Law Avocats
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Antonis Paschalides & Co. LLC
With Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders under-going peace settlements, Cyprus is currently undergoing a lot of change, economically and legislatively.
In the course of the last 24 months, a number of Cayman Islands companies with operations in the PRC and shares or ADRs traded on the US Exchanges have been the subject of 'take-private' transactions.
DMS Governance Ltd
The Hedge Fund Law Report recently interviewed Woolverton in connection with his move to DMS, during which he discussed the role of robust fund governance in the context of private funds.
KPMG Malta
This is the third in a series of articles outlining the main differences between GAPSE and GAPSME regulations in relation to its scope, applicability, presentation of financial statements and specific accounting and disclosure requirements.
BLC Robert
Competition law in Mauritius aims to encourage sound competition by prohibiting business practices which reduce or eliminate competition.
One of the reasons why the Cayman Islands is a leading offshore jurisdiction is the flexibility of Cayman Islands companies law.
Chryssafinis & Polyviou LLC
A successful application for the Cyprus Citizenship means that the applicant can enjoy all free movement benefits that apply to all European Union Citizens.
In July 2016 the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) issued further advice relating to extending the European Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) marketing passport...
Juristconsult Chambers
It goes without saying that the economy depends upon the stable functioning of large corporations.
Carey Olsen
Carey Olsen partner Chris Philpott and senior associate Will Whitehead, author the Jersey chapter of the Real Estate Law Review, 6th edition, as published by Law Business Research.
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