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Maples and Calder
The jurisdiction has implemented the OECD Common Reporting Standards.
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
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...
Campbells
The Privy Council has upheld changes to a BVI company's Articles of Association, despite these changes being motivated by a desire to exclude a minority shareholder.
Carey Olsen
A number of significant natural resources transactions in the latter part of last year are representative of an upshift in deal activity across the sector...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
We are pleased to announce the enactment of the new Limited Partnership Act. The LPA represents the culmination of the efforts of fourteen lawyers from eight British Virgin Islands law firms to create a state of the art limited partnership act.
Harneys
Interest in the setting up and distribution of initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the BVI and other offshore locations has mushroomed during 2017; we expect this to continue going forward.
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).
Bedell Cristin
The topic of corporate transparency through the creation of a central registry of company beneficial ownership information has been extensively debated in recent years and came to the political fore at the Lough Erne...
Harneys
Whether fuelled by low oil, gas and commodity prices or propelled by the huge potential of the Trump administration's promises of regulatory and tax reform...
Harneys
As the largest law firm in the BVI, Harneys has consistently worked on the biggest and most complex mergers and acquisitions (M&A) involving BVI companies.
Maples and Calder
Both plans of arrangement and schemes of arrangement require approval by an order of the court.
Harneys
The BVI Government has enacted a measure which exempts various categories of people from the need to obtain work permits.
Mourant Ozannes
This guide is intended to provide an overview of Investment Funds in the British Virgin Islands.
Maples and Calder
Maples and Calder represented both parties to a successful application brought by a retiring security agent and trustee, under an English law governed facility agreement, for an order under section 52 (1) (a) of the BVI Trustee Act vesting in the incoming security agent and trustee, ..
Harneys
‘Forum shopping' can lead to some fierce jurisdictional battles particularly in insolvency where the choice can be stark between debtor and creditor friendly procedures
Harneys
Once a fairly niche investment strategy of concern to US-listed businesses, shareholder activism is an increasingly global phenomenon.
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.
Walkers
Where security is granted by a BVI Business Company, lenders should ensure the security package is properly registered for BVI law purposes as soon as the security documents are executed.
Baker Tilly
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published three Consultation Papers proposing simplification of the Prospectus Regulation.
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Harneys
The Exempted Limited Partnership Law (the ELP Law) governs the formation of exempted limited partnerships (ELPs) in the Cayman Islands.
Walkers
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 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
Interest in the setting up and distribution of initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the BVI and other offshore locations has mushroomed during 2017; we expect this to continue going forward.
Harneys
Despite the popular myth of the secrecy of BVI companies, the reality on the ground paints a different picture.
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).
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.
Oak Trust Group
BVI companies are governed by the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (the Act), which has recently been amended by the BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act, 2015 (the Amendment Act).
Conyers Dill & Pearman
We are pleased to announce the enactment of the new Limited Partnership Act. The LPA represents the culmination of the efforts of fourteen lawyers from eight British Virgin Islands law firms to create a state of the art limited partnership act.
Harneys
A trust is a legal relationship created when a person (the settlor) places assets under the control of another person (the trustee) for the benefit of specified persons (the beneficiaries) or for specified purposes.
Campbells
The Privy Council has upheld changes to a BVI company's Articles of Association, despite these changes being motivated by a desire to exclude a minority shareholder.
Harneys
This concise guide discusses the Cayman Islands Companies Law requirements relating to the registration of security interests over the assets of a Cayman Islands exempted company.
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