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By Damian Evans, Paul Nicholls, Marc Seddon, Fritha Ford
In the first four months of 2017, the Royal Court has considered a number of interesting cases relating to Jersey trusts.
By Jonathan Betts, Ariane West
An exempted company limited by shares (a "Company") is the most commonly used type of Bermuda legal entity for international transactions.
By Lisa Penn-Lettsome, Paul Waldron, Daniel Wood, Denise Wong, Hughie Wong, Thomas Granger
The BVI Business Companies Act 2004 (the "Business Companies Act") imposes continuing obligations on all business companies. The main requirements of the Business Companies Act are summarised below.
By Lisa Penn-Lettsome, Paul Waldron, Daniel Wood, Denise Wong, Hughie Wong, Thomas Granger
The BVI Financial Services Commission (the "FSC") Approved Investment Manager Guidelines (the "Guidelines") came into effect on 10 December 2012.
By Stephen Ozanne
Technology has enabled businesses to collect vast amounts of information about their customers, employees and their operations. More data has been collected in the past two years than during the rest of the existence of the human race.
By Jonathan Betts, Phelecia Barnett, Kim Armstrong
Upon recommendation of the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development, Bermuda recently enacted the Registrar of Companies (Compliance Measures) Act 2017 which came into force on 24 March 2017.
By Jonathan Betts, Phelecia Barnett, Kim Armstrong
At present, Bermuda registered entities are required to maintain certain books and records, including minutes and records of account, in Bermuda.
By Lucy Frew, Andrew Howarth
The Reportable Jurisdictions are those with which the Cayman Islands will share the information it collects under the CRS.
By Lucy Frew, Andrew Howarth, Anne Dolan
Following public consultation during 2016 and early 2017, legislation has been passed which will require Cayman Islands companies (but not partnerships) to maintain registers of beneficial ownership at their registered offices.
By Sam Shires, Matt Sanders, Kim Paiva
The Guernsey Aircraft Registry was established in 2013 with the coming into effect of the Aviation Registry (Guernsey) Law and since that time has grown significantly (and we expect it will continue to do so).
By Sam Shires, Matt Sanders, Jonathan Heaney, Sophie Reguengo
Once the use of JPFs becomes effective, new applications under the older regimes will not be possible.
By Rosalind Nicholson, Murray Laing
In an unreported Judgment, Justice Kaye QC reaffirmed the principles by which the Court would order Norwich Pharmacal relief.
By Richard Munden, Ken Rush
Walkers has again provided the Cayman Islands and Ireland jurisdiction summaries for the latest edition of Pillsbury's World Aircraft Repossession Index.
By Garry Ferguson, Gayle Bowen, Paul Farrell, Regina McCaghy, David McGovern, Eoin O’Connor, Noeleen Ruddy, Ken Rush, Jonathan Sheehan, Gavin Smith, Andrew Traynor, Shane Martin, Claire O'Shaughnessy, John Perry
Today the European Council, comprising the heads of state of the remaining 27 European Union Member States, made their first move in what will undoubtedly be the long and complex process...
By Rolf Lindsay, Andrew Barker
Offering counsel in the Cayman Islands provides a ringside seat on the trend towards longer-term funds and how the secondaries market is developing, write Rolf Lindsay and Andrew Barker from Walkers.
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