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By Jacqueline Daley-Aspinall
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...
By Aki Corsoni-Husain, Elina Mantrali
This is the second in a series of articles on the implementation of Directive 2014/65/EU, (MiFID II), in Cyprus. Below we explore changes to the local industry that mandates greater investor protection.
By Sheila George, Johann Henry
The BVI Government has passed new rules governing applications for Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration.
By Harneys  
A Double Tax Treaty between Cyprus and Iran will come into effect on 1 January 2018.
By Marisa Efstathiou, Emily Yiolitis
Currently pending ratification, the treaty between Cyprus and Barbados (the Treaty) was signed on the 3 May 2017 by Mr Euripides L Evriviades, the High Commissioner of Cyprus in the United Kingdom...
By Aki Corsoni-Husain, Elina Mantrali
Cyprus has given full effect to Directive 2014/65/EU, (MiFID II), through the enactment of the Investment Services and Investment Activities and Regulated Markets Law 2017 (New IS Law).
By Jonathan Culshaw, Henry Mander, Matt Taber
The Foundation Companies Law, 2017 (Law) introduces a new type of corporate vehicle in the Cayman Islands, the Foundation Company (FC).
By Emily Yiolitis, Marisa Efstathiou, Marina Ioannidou
Prior to the amendment, a Cyprus tax resident was an individual who had remained in Cyprus for at least 183 days in one calendar year.
By Harneys  
Insolvency law in Bermuda is principally regulated by the Companies Act 1981 and the Companies Rules 1982, supplemented by a wide body of case law.
By George Weston
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.
By Aki Corsoni-Husain, Elina Mantrali, Dimis Georgiades
We set out below a summary of relevant considerations when launching an initial coin offering (ICO) through Cyprus. For these purposes we assume the ICO is structured through Cyprus...
By Harneys  
The Cayman Islands government recently adopted updated Anti-Money Laundering Regulations (the AML Regulations) which came into force on 2 October 2017.
By Sheila George, Johann Henry
Harneys weathered Hurricanes Irma and Maria and our BVI office reopened shortly after the passage of the storms with all teams and practice groups providing normal client service
By Patrick Colegrave
It seems that 2017 will go down as the year of the ICO. Whilst still not mainstream, the pool of people in the financial services sector who have never heard of Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies...
By Joshua Mangeot
One of the many flexible features of the BVI Business Companies Act 2004 (the BC Act) is the ability both to continue a foreign company as a BVI company under the BC Act...
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