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Fiduserve
The BVI Government introduced, with effect from 1 January 2019, a new legislation titled the Economic Substance (Companies and Limited Partnerships) Act 2018, requiring certain legal entities to demonstrate ...
Ogier
In response to the requirements of the EU Code of Conduct Group, the British Virgin Islands has enacted new legislation setting out an economic substance test for tax-resident entities.
Appleby
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) government has enacted legislation that will require certain BVI entities carrying on specified activities to have ‘adequate substance' in the BVI.
Ogier
New legislation is currently being considered by the BVI Government which is expected to require in-scope entities that carry on particular activities to have economic substance within the BVI.
Maples and Calder
In line with its commitment to provide flexible and innovative legal structures for cross border trading and investment activity, the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") ...
KRYS Global
In October 2016, the Liquidators sought leave to amend their complaints filed in the U.S. Redeemer Actions.
Appleby
The BVI suffered severe damage by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017. In the aftermath of the storms, the financial services community formed an alliance and worked together ...
Ogier
Welcome to the final In Your Court of 2018, featuring commentary on major cases and judgments from our BVI, Cayman, Guernsey and Jersey teams.
Withers LLP
A long-awaited Court of Appeal judgment has clarified the treatment of bearer shares in BVI Companies not dealt with prior to the ‘transition date' of 31 December 2009.
O'Neal Webster
The British Virgin Islands is an ideal home jurisdiction for establishing joint ventures because of the variety of structures available under its laws.
O'Neal Webster
A sometimes overlooked, yet critical, aspect of a British Virgin Islands (BVI) company is the role of its registered agent.
Walkers
An amendment to the existing BVI CRS legislation has been published which introduces new requirements to the existing CRS regime.
O'Neal Webster
The Privy Council has recently handed down the judgment in Staray Capital Limited and another v Cha Yang [2017] UKPC 43, concerning the circumstances in which majority shareholder decisions ...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
This has been attractive amid the general global trend for increased compliance costs and more onerous regulation.
O'Neal Webster
The tokens may also be exchanged for other well-known cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin or ethereum.
Maples and Calder
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has for many years been at the forefront of international corporate structuring for cross-border transactions.
Maples and Calder
As part of the British Virgin Islands' ("BVI") ongoing commitment to international tax transparency pursuant to the Common Reporting Standard ("CRS")
Ogier
Such is the level of interest that earlier this year, Killourhy (pictured) noted in a briefing that the BVI was keen to investigate a role in this new capital raising phenomena.
O'Neal Webster
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
Ogier
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...
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Maples and Calder
In line with its commitment to provide flexible and innovative legal structures for cross border trading and investment activity, the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") ...
KRYS Global
In October 2016, the Liquidators sought leave to amend their complaints filed in the U.S. Redeemer Actions.
Harneys
Companies incorporated in the BVI are, by most measures, the most popular offshore holding structure in the world
Appleby
The BVI suffered severe damage by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017. In the aftermath of the storms, the financial services community formed an alliance and worked together ...
Maples and Calder
As part of the British Virgin Islands' ("BVI") ongoing commitment to international tax transparency pursuant to the Common Reporting Standard ("CRS")
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Many of the initial questions US counsel will have for a sponsor looking to launch a new hedge fund will be about the anticipated investor base, as that factor is fundamental in determining the appropriate fund structure.
O'Neal Webster
The tokens may also be exchanged for other well-known cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin or ethereum.
Maples and Calder
In this chapter we will focus on the popularity of BVI companies as listing vehicles on international stock exchanges, including the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, the London Stock Exchange...
Maples and Calder
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has for many years been at the forefront of international corporate structuring for cross-border transactions.
Ogier
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...
Walkers
An amendment to the existing BVI CRS legislation has been published which introduces new requirements to the existing CRS regime.
Withers LLP
A long-awaited Court of Appeal judgment has clarified the treatment of bearer shares in BVI Companies not dealt with prior to the ‘transition date' of 31 December 2009.
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