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To Stat Demand, Or Not To Stat Demand, That Is The Question: A Brief Guide And Comparison Of Statutory Demands In The Cayman Islands And The British Virgin Islands
The purpose of this article is to provide a brief guide as to the use of statutory demands (a ‘Demand' or collectively ‘Demands') in both the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands (the ‘BVI').
Cayman Islands
22 Aug 2018
The Offshore Angle: An Expert's Perspective
In this edition of Vannin Capital's In Conversation Series, London Managing Director, Rosemary Ioannou discusses the development of third party funding in offshore financial centres with John O'Driscoll...
Cayman Islands
21 Mar 2018
Restructuring Ocean Rig - Treading Ultra-Deep Water In The Cayman Islands
The Ocean Rig restructuring process demonstrates that the Cayman Islands scheme of arrangement process is flexible and is well equipped to work through complex restructurings.
Cayman Islands
26 Sep 2017
Increasing Numbers Of "De-Envelopings" Set To Continue
This bulletin is an update to our previous circular dated 25 October 2016 as regards the UK government's previous confirmation that non-doms who hold residential property via an offshore company...
10 Aug 2017
How China Supercharged The Offshore Market In Cayman And BVI
When Walkers was launched as an offshore law firm in 1964 in the Cayman Islands it is fair to assume that the founders would never have dreamt their creation would, fifty years later, be working in a cross-border restructuring market driven by China.
Cayman Islands
3 Mar 2017
Cayman Boosted By Two Mega Litigation Cases
In December's issue of Global Turnaround the focus was on Cayman and Walkers provided commentary.
Cayman Islands
27 Feb 2017
Members Claims Under The BVI Business Companies Act
Walkers Partners Rosalind Nicholson and John O'Driscoll and associate Cate Barbour acted for the successful defendants in an important case.
British Virgin Islands
9 Dec 2016
United Kingdom Inheritance Tax Changes - To De-Envelope Or Not?
The United Kingdom government has recently confirmed that non-domiciles who hold residential property via an offshore company will be subject to inheritance tax from 6 April 2017.
27 Oct 2016
The Privy Council Provides Guidance On The Use Of Share Register Rectification Claims To Determine Title To Shares
Walkers is often asked to advise on the extent to which section 43 of the BVI Business Companies Act 2004 ("BCA") can be relied on to determine disputes concerning legal title to shares.
British Virgin Islands
26 Oct 2015
Derivative Actions
A Brief Summary of the Remedies Available in the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands.
British Virgin Islands
5 Aug 2015
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