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O'Neal Webster
Best-known for its stunning natural beauty—jewel-colored waters, soft sandy beaches, and lush mountain ridges—the British Virgin Islands also excels among her peers in the international financial services industry
Ogier
The eagerly awaited British Virgin Islands Partnership Act 2017 (the Limited Partnership Act or the Act) which was enacted in December 2017 has now been officially gazetted and brought into force.
Campbells
The Privy Council has upheld changes to a BVI company's Articles of Association, despite these changes being motivated by a desire to exclude a minority shareholder.
Ogier
Initial currency offerings (ICOs) of crypto-currencies, tokens and other block chain based assets raised over US$ 3.5 billion in 2017.
Carey Olsen
In the January 2018 edition of our dispute resolution and insolvency bulletin, we review eight cases from the BVI Commercial Court and BVI Court of Appeal from the past year.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
In the recent Court of Appeal decision of Steadroy Matthews -v- Garna O'Neal, BVIHCVAP 2015/0019 ("Steadroy Matthews") the Court upheld an award of pre-judgment interest on general damages...
Carey Olsen
A number of significant natural resources transactions in the latter part of last year are representative of an upshift in deal activity across the sector...
AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC
The BVI are one of the most popular world offshore jurisdictions. Approximately 40% of the world's offshore companies choose to operate its business in this country.
Carey Olsen
In the January 2018 edition of our dispute resolution and insolvency bulletin...
Maples and Calder
To what extent is domicile or habitual residence relevant in determining liability to taxation in your jurisdiction? There is no direct taxation in the British Virgin Islands (save as specified in question 2.3).
Harneys
The Cayman Islands have recently amended the beneficial ownership register regime for Cayman Islands companies and LLCs1, refining the regime that was introduced in July 2017 (as detailed in our earlier alert).
Harneys
After ten years of negotiations, Luxembourg and Cyprus signed their first double-tax treaty on 8 May.
Carey Olsen
The BVI Commercial Court has announced that it will return to sitting in the BVI from January 2018.
O'Neal Webster
O'Neal Webster is pleased to announce its participation in the publication of The Legal 500 Private Client Global Guide.
Ogier
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has enacted the eagerly awaited Limited Partnership Act (the Limited Partnership Act or the Act).
Conyers Dill & Pearman
We are pleased to announce the enactment of the new Limited Partnership Act. The LPA represents the culmination of the efforts of fourteen lawyers from eight British Virgin Islands law firms to create a state of the art limited partnership act.
Maples and Calder
BVI law is a mixture of statute and common law. The principal statute governing corporate and personal insolvency in the BVI is the Insolvency Act 2003, which is supported by the regulations set out in the Insolvency Rules 2005.
Harneys
The system of tax information exchange in the BVI is largely modelled on international principles developed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (the OECD).
Walkers
The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court has issued a court notice and announced that the Commercial Division of the High Court returns to the Territory of the Virgin Islands in January 2018.
Ogier
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 ...
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Maples and Calder
To what extent is domicile or habitual residence relevant in determining liability to taxation in your jurisdiction? There is no direct taxation in the British Virgin Islands (save as specified in question 2.3).
Harneys
Interest in the setting up and distribution of initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the BVI and other offshore locations has mushroomed during 2017; we expect this to continue going forward.
Harneys
After ten years of negotiations, Luxembourg and Cyprus signed their first double-tax treaty on 8 May.
Harneys
The Cayman Islands have recently amended the beneficial ownership register regime for Cayman Islands companies and LLCs1, refining the regime that was introduced in July 2017 (as detailed in our earlier alert).
Harneys
Companies incorporated in the BVI are, by most measures, the most popular offshore holding structure in the world
Harneys
The Exempted Limited Partnership Law (the ELP Law) governs the formation of exempted limited partnerships (ELPs) in the Cayman Islands.
Harneys
Despite the popular myth of the secrecy of BVI companies, the reality on the ground paints a different picture.
Bedell Cristin
issue a certificate of dissolution in the approved form certifying that the company has been dissolved.
Harneys
The system of tax information exchange in the BVI is largely modelled on international principles developed by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (the OECD).
Harneys
One of the thornier issues which comes up in legal practice from time to time is the backdating of documents.
Harneys
This guide outlines the procedure for a voluntary liquidation of a solvent Cayman Islands exempted company and the duties of its liquidator.
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.
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