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By 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.
By Aki Corsoni-Husain, Ayana Hull, Mirza Manraj, Colin Riegels
The BVI is expected to enact legislation to implement a networked database of beneficial ownership interests in companies incorporated or domiciled in the jurisdiction.
By Harneys  
The Cayman Islands is the leading jurisdiction for the offshore investment funds industry due to its combination of flexible and appropriate regulation, an approachable and effective regulator...
By Harneys  
The Cayman Islands Director Registration and Licensing Law came into force in 2014, requiring directors of Cayman "covered entities" to register or become licenced by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.
By Henry Mander
Along with provisions addressing certain powers and the appointment and discharge of trustees, the Amendment Law introduced a number of retrospective provisions with the objective...
By Harneys  
The following covers the requirements of an investment fund in the Cayman Islands assuming it is a ‘Reporting Financial Institution' under automatic exchange of information legislation in the Cayman Islands.
By Harneys  
The purpose of this Guide is to provide an overview of the powers, duties and obligations of a director of an exempted company incorporated under the Companies Law of the Cayman Islands which is registered...
By Harneys  
Mortgage registration is evidenced by a certificate of registry, but because this is a document used for navigation purposes, it is more likely that a copy of the transcript of British Registry...
By Harneys  
Companies incorporated in the BVI are, by most measures, the most popular offshore holding structure in the world
By Colin Riegels
Tucked away in dusty corners of the Insolvency Act 2003 are two slightly obscure provisions: sections 251 and 257.
By Colin Riegels
BVI company law has two overarching characteristics. Firstly, it maximises flexibility to ensure that international users of offshore vehicles can structure their companies in a way that suits their needs.
By Colin Riegels
Every company lawyer is taught from an early stage that a director owes their duties to the company, and not to the shareholders or any individual shareholder.
By Nancy Erotocritou, Demetris Nicolaou
Cyprus has been a member state of the European Union since 2004 and one of the top venues for the incorporation and establishment of businesses across Europe.
By Colin Riegels
One of the more popular features of BVI company law is its regime for registering security interests.
By Harneys  
This Guide provides a high level summary of the main obligations and action points under Cayman Islands automatic exchange of information legislation for Cayman Islands investment funds.
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