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Appleby
The BVI suffered severe damage by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017. In the aftermath of the storms, the financial services community formed an alliance and worked together ...
Withers LLP
A long-awaited Court of Appeal judgment has clarified the treatment of bearer shares in BVI Companies not dealt with prior to the ‘transition date' of 31 December 2009.
O'Neal Webster
The British Virgin Islands is an ideal home jurisdiction for establishing joint ventures because of the variety of structures available under its laws.
O'Neal Webster
A sometimes overlooked, yet critical, aspect of a British Virgin Islands (BVI) company is the role of its registered agent.
O'Neal Webster
The Privy Council has recently handed down the judgment in Staray Capital Limited and another v Cha Yang [2017] UKPC 43, concerning the circumstances in which majority shareholder decisions ...
Maples and Calder
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has for many years been at the forefront of international corporate structuring for cross-border transactions.
Ogier
Securitisation is, in its very basic terms, the process of taking an illiquid asset, or group of assets, and through financial engineering, transforming them into a security ...
Intertrust
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has enacted useful enhancements to its anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing regime to enable the reliance on electronic innovations to expedite the verification of customers' identity.
Ogier
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) will shortly implement some important changes to the rules governing segregated portfolio companies (SPCs) incorporated or registered under the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (BCA).
Ogier
BVI entity can be either incorporated as a segregated portfolio company or if already incorporated, registered as such by the Registrar.
Campbells
We note that interest is growing in the new form of British Virgin Islands limited partnership that can be registered under the Limited Partnership Act 2017 (the "Act").
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Of particular benefit to a new manager is that incubator or approved funds are not required to prepare an offering memorandum.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Many BVI companies have only one director/shareholder.
Appleby
The Bank of Asia has been established in the BVI to address the growing needs of offshore companies and their owners.
Carey Olsen
A segregated portfolio company ("SPC") is incorporated under the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (as amended) (the "BCA").
Maples and Calder
The British Virgin Islands is a well-established jurisdiction of choice for international businesses, and has long provided innovative legal structures for cross border trading and investment activity.
Maples and Calder
In this chapter we will focus on the popularity of BVI companies as listing vehicles on international stock exchanges, including the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the London Stock Exchange...
Carey Olsen
The Limited Partnership Act, 2017 (the "Act") was gazetted and brought into force on 6 February 2018 in the British Virgin Islands (BVI).
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is a British Overseas Dependent Territory.
Maples and Calder
The jurisdiction has implemented the OECD Common Reporting Standards.
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Maples and Calder
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has for many years been at the forefront of international corporate structuring for cross-border transactions.
O'Neal Webster
The Privy Council has recently handed down the judgment in Staray Capital Limited and another v Cha Yang [2017] UKPC 43, concerning the circumstances in which majority shareholder decisions ...
O'Neal Webster
A sometimes overlooked, yet critical, aspect of a British Virgin Islands (BVI) company is the role of its registered agent.
O'Neal Webster
The British Virgin Islands is an ideal home jurisdiction for establishing joint ventures because of the variety of structures available under its laws.
Appleby
The BVI suffered severe damage by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017. In the aftermath of the storms, the financial services community formed an alliance and worked together ...
Withers LLP
A long-awaited Court of Appeal judgment has clarified the treatment of bearer shares in BVI Companies not dealt with prior to the ‘transition date' of 31 December 2009.
Maples and Calder
In this chapter we will focus on the popularity of BVI companies as listing vehicles on international stock exchanges, including the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the London Stock Exchange...
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).
Ogier
Securitisation is, in its very basic terms, the process of taking an illiquid asset, or group of assets, and through financial engineering, transforming them into a security ...
Maples and Calder
The primary sources of regulation of M&A in the British Virgin Islands are the Business Companies Act, 2004 (the "Companies Act") and common law.
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.
Ogier
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) will shortly implement some important changes to the rules governing segregated portfolio companies (SPCs) incorporated or registered under the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (BCA).
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