Mondaq Offshore: Corporate/Commercial Law
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.
Walkers is pleased to confirm that the new BVI Limited Partnership Act, 2017 (the "LPA") is now in force and theRegistry of Corporate Affairs is accepting the registration of limited partnerships...
Maples and Calder
The Cayman Islands Stock Exchange, which has listed more than 4,000 securities with a combined market capitalisation in excess of US$190 billion, has firmly established itself as one of the leading...
Maples and Calder
Over the past few years we have seen an increasing trend in fund managers establishing their main fund vehicle in the Cayman Islands, compared with their earlier vintage funds that were often established in the US ...
Maples and Calder
Arguably the most prominent non-regulatory legal development in the Cayman Islands in recent times has been the introduction of limited liability companies ("LLCs").
Maples and Calder
In a decision that does much to reassert legal certainty for investors in Cayman Islands funds the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal ("CICA") has overruled a decision of the Grand Court concerning...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The question of whether an individual has the mental capacity to exercise his or her legal rights or powers is one fraught with difficulties, and inevitably subject to great debate.
Maples and Calder
The primary sources of regulation of M&A in the Cayman Islands are the Companies Law (2016 Revision) (the "Companies Law") and common law.
The Cayman Islands beneficial ownership regime, which came into force on 1 July 2017, requires Cayman Islands companies and limited liability companies to establish and maintain beneficial ownership registers...
When settling a list of shareholders in a solvent liquidation of a Cayman Islands company that has issued redeemable shares tied to a NAV, what is the scope of an official liquidator's power to rectify...
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
Persons registered in the Public Register of Certified Persons maintained by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC)...
Carey Olsen
The Guernsey Trusts Law remains a reminder of the jurisdiction's ability to innovate and to adapt to changing market conditions, according to leading trust and fiduciary lawyer Russell Clark.
Carey Olsen
It has been a long-established principle of UK tax law that a Guernsey company, as any other non-UK company, will be treated as being UK tax resident for a particular financial year if the "central management and control" ...
TMF Group
On 1 March 2018, new legislation on Significant Controllers Register came into force in Hong Kong which affects most companies in the territories.
Carey Olsen
On 6 March 2018, the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal handed down judgment in an appeal brought by Shanda, holding that a "minority discount" should be applied in assessing the fair value....
Jersey Finance Limited
The value of regulated funds being administered in Jersey rose to a record level of almost £300 billion at the end of 2017 driven primarily by a rise in private equity business, according to the latest figures...
TMF Group
I was pleasantly surprised when I took up my role at TMF Jersey to discover that 50% of their board is female. In fact, an impressive 60.9% of managers and above are women.
Finance Malta
The Registrar of Companies has drawn the attention of company directors and company service providers to the recently issued Legal Notice regarding information on the beneficial ownership...
Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates
As subsets of financial markets, capital markets are integral parts in producing monetary output in economies globally, through which debt or equity-backed securities are bought and sold.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The former president of a penny stock company consented to a permanent ban from serving as a public company officer or director and to pay a $50,000 penalty.
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Conyers Dill & Pearman
We are pleased to present this Cayman Asia M&A Market Report which recaps merger and acquisition activity involving Cayman public companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong in the second half of 2017.
Carey Olsen
Carey Olsen's Guernsey office has advised Tufton Oceanic Assets Limited, a Guernsey registered fund, on the successful completion of its initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange.
The Cayman Islands beneficial ownership regime (Regime) came into force on 1 July 2017. It establishes a secure, non-public centralised platform on which beneficial ownership information of in-scope companies (ISCs) must be maintained.
Carey Olsen
Carey Olsen has played a central role in advising its existing client NYX Gaming Group Limited (NYX) in relation to its recommended takeover by Scientific Games Corporation (Scientific Games).
This Q&A with Charlotte Valeur, founder and CEO of Global Governance Group, first appeared in Ogier's "Any Other Business" briefing for Channel Island NEDs.
KPMG Luxembourg
For a few years now the global tax system has been in a period of significant change.
Matson Driscoll & Damico
In my previous article, I discussed the critical need for business owners to have their business valued by a professional appraiser.
Kinanis LLC
Initial Coin Offering, known as "ICO", is a relatively new phenomenon in the crowdfunding industry being the main subject of discussion in the Blockchain and financial communities.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
This annual review highlights Conyers Dill & Pearman's global corporate transactional legal work in 2017 across economic markets and industry sectors.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Throughout the UAE, a common frustration exists with insolvencies due to its time-consuming nature and significantly low recovery rates, which stemmed from the outdated governance of insolvency ...
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