British Virgin Islands
A recent decision in the British Virgin Islands ("BVI"), BVIHC (Com) 0032 of 2018, is notable as being the first case of which we are aware where the BVI Court
The last few years have seen a steady flow of Chinese businesses choosing to incorporate entities in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), and Chinese lawyers seeking knowledge on the uses
In line with its commitment to provide flexible and innovative legal structures for cross border trading and investment activity, the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") ...
The BVI is already the world's leading jurisdiction for company incorporations, home to over 350,000 registered international business companies (IBCs) that carry on businesses as diverse
This memorandum has been prepared for the assistance of clients considering creating a trust in the British Virgin Islands. It is intended to provide a summary of the main legal requirements...
Shares in a British Virgin islands (BVI) company, held personally or via a nominee arrangement, will be effectively frozen on the passing away of the individual shareholders.
Ogier's Nicholas Brookes has been part of the team that successfully defended a high-profile and long-running BVI trusts dispute that was fought all the way to the Privy Council.
The claim in this matter, Zorin Sachak Khan et al v Gany Holdings et al BVI HCMAP 2014/0018, concerns the appropriation of trust property and it sought various trust-related remedies.
For shares in a BVI company held personally or via a nominee arrangement, such shares will be effectively frozen upon the passing away of individual shareholders.
With more than a decade in the jurisdiction, Ogier's partners includes some of the leading names in BVI law – and we are specialists in all aspects of the establishment and operation of investment funds.
O'Neal Webster is pleased to announce its participation in the publication of The Legal 500 Private Client Global Guide.
The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Court Proceedings Fees) (Virgin Islands) Rules, 2017 (the New Rules) impose new fees for non-contentious probate applications and replace the old fees ...
Grief, shock and the resulting shift in family and business dynamics could be a catalyst for economic and emotional disruption within a family business.
A great deal of global wealth, particularly wealth in the Asian and MENA regions, is held through British Virgin Islands ("BVI") business companies.
The Privy Council handed down a December 2016 judgment in a matrimonial appeal from the British Virgin Islands which challenged the lower courts' ruling on the division of property in divorce proceedings.
The Government of the British Virgin Islands gazetted the BVI Business Companies Act (Amendment of Schedule 1)(No. 3) Order, 2016 on 20 December 2016 concerning new Registry fees to be charged to BVI Business Companies.
The rise in the number of global HNWIs has seen an increase in demand for lifestyle assets such as yachts, art work, prime real estate and private jets.
BVI entity can be either incorporated as a segregated portfolio company or if already incorporated, registered as such by the Registrar.
Creating a Last Will and Testament if you reside in the BVI is both good for you and your loved ones
In an article first published by Citywealth, Ogier Marcus Leese says that UHNW Chinese and Southeast Asian families are taking business transfer issues more seriously as the stakes are higher...