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Appleby
With onshore M&A procedures often cumbersome and time consuming, the British Virgin Islands continue to offer a range of flexible yet familiar structuring options to facilitate takeover transactions.
Ogier
Ogier's global teams are leading offshore advisers on big-ticket, international M&A transactions. Strong deal flow continues in sectors as diverse as pharmaceuticals, events, hotels and leisure,...
Appleby
The British Virgin Islands International Tax Authority (ITA) published the Rules on Economic Substance in the British Virgin Islands (Rules) on 9 October 2019.
Campbells
The Economic Substance (Companies and Limited Partnerships) Act, 2018 (the "Act") was passed on 1 January 2019, introducing economic substance requirements...
O'Neal Webster
The International Tax Authority (ITA) in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has now released the Rules on Economic Substance (the Rules) which provides guidance on the interpretation
Conyers
Until recently Russian and CIS clients would often, without hesitation, choose London as the seat of arbitration and the London Court of International Arbitration Rules as the rules governing the arbitral procedure.
Ogier
In response to the requirements of the EU Code of Conduct Group (the Code of Conduct Group), from 1 January 2019 the British Virgin Islands implemented new legislation setting
Maples Group
Your usual Maples Group contact will be able to assist you in making these determinations.
Ogier
Ogier in the BVI has welcomed two new litigators - Daniel Mitchell and Katherine Bradley – to its dispute resolution team, who have joined as senior associate and associate respectively
AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC
The ESA also amends the BVI's Beneficial Ownership Secure Search System Act, 2017 ("BOSS Act") to add to the existing requirements such that a legal entity and its Registered Agent
Conyers
The collapse of an investment fund affected by a fraud will often lead to disputes between the investors who were paid out before the discovery of the fraud, the investors who gave notice to redeem ...
Conyers
There are no taxes or duties payable as a consequence of the execution of an aircraft or engine sale agreement (including for the sale of an ownership interest in an entity) where the asset is either located physically ...
Conyers
In a judgment handed down by the British Virgin Islands High Court on 25 July 2019, Renaissance Ventures Ltd and another were awarded rectification of the share register of a billion dollar corporate group, Comodo Holdings Ltd.
Conyers
Under the ES Act, "legal entities" carrying on a "relevant activity" need to establish economic substance in the BVI.
Conyers
As the new legal year begins, Conyers is pleased to note that the BVI Commercial Court has confirmed the appointment of the following Judges:
O'Neal Webster
The world economy continues to grow, not only in complexity but in competitiveness.
Conyers
There are no restrictions on foreign lenders financing an aircraft locally, nor on borrowers using the loan proceeds.
Walkers
In December 2018, the BVI Commercial Court appointed ‘soft touch' provisional liquidators to Constellation Overseas Ltd, a BVI incorporated company, and five of its BVI incorporated subsidiaries.
Collas Crill Guernsey
The issue of succession may not be a primary consideration when incorporating a company in the BVI or indeed in any jurisdiction.
O'Neal Webster
The first quarter of 2019 has seen the passage of economic substance legislation in most offshore financial jurisdictions.
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Campbells
In response to the OECD's global Base Erosion and Profit Shifting ("BEPS") initiative and EU Code of Conduct Group substance requirements modelled on BEPS Action 5 ...
Campbells
On 9 May 2019, The Honourable Mr Justice Adrian Jack QC (Ag) delivered an oral Judgment in BVI proceedings in the Abyzov/Vekselberg-related litigation.
AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC
The ESA also amends the BVI's Beneficial Ownership Secure Search System Act, 2017 ("BOSS Act") to add to the existing requirements such that a legal entity and its Registered Agent
Conyers
It is anticipated that the International Tax Authority (the "ITA") of the British Virgin Islands will soon issue its Economic Substance Code (the "Code").
Maples Group
Your usual Maples Group contact will be able to assist you in making these determinations.
Ogier
In response to the requirements of the EU Code of Conduct Group (the Code of Conduct Group), from 1 January 2019 the British Virgin Islands implemented new legislation setting
Ogier
Ogier in the BVI has welcomed two new litigators - Daniel Mitchell and Katherine Bradley – to its dispute resolution team, who have joined as senior associate and associate respectively
O'Neal Webster
A sometimes overlooked, yet critical, aspect of a British Virgin Islands (BVI) company is the role of its registered agent.
Conyers
Under the ES Act, "legal entities" carrying on a "relevant activity" need to establish economic substance in the BVI.
Conyers
Until recently Russian and CIS clients would often, without hesitation, choose London as the seat of arbitration and the London Court of International Arbitration Rules as the rules governing the arbitral procedure.
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.
Maples Group
Important filing deadlines as well as procedures for submission of information to the relevant authorities with regard to audited accounts, fund annual returns, record keeping, register of directors and AEOI.
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