Mondaq Offshore - British Virgin Islands: Corporate/Commercial Law
Harneys
The BVI Government has enacted a measure which exempts various categories of people from the need to obtain work permits.
Mourant Ozannes
This guide is intended to provide an overview of Investment Funds in the British Virgin Islands.
Maples and Calder
Maples and Calder represented both parties to a successful application brought by a retiring security agent and trustee, under an English law governed facility agreement, for an order under section 52 (1) (a) of the BVI Trustee Act vesting in the incoming security agent and trustee, ..
Harneys
‘Forum shopping' can lead to some fierce jurisdictional battles particularly in insolvency where the choice can be stark between debtor and creditor friendly procedures
Harneys
Once a fairly niche investment strategy of concern to US-listed businesses, shareholder activism is an increasingly global phenomenon.
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.
Walkers
Where security is granted by a BVI Business Company, lenders should ensure the security package is properly registered for BVI law purposes as soon as the security documents are executed.
Kinanis LLC
The BVI Government has enacted new legislation to establish a secure search system facilitating the effective and efficient storage and disclosure of beneficial owner information for all corporate and legal...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is home to more than 416,000 active companies. This article considers the benefits of using a BVI company in financing transactions.
Maples and Calder
The new Regime codifies a commitment agreed by the BVI (together with other Crown dependencies and overseas territories) with the UK Government by way of an Exchange of Notes in April 2016...
Harneys
The BVI is expected to enact legislation to implement a networked database of beneficial ownership interests in companies incorporated or domiciled in the jurisdiction.
Walkers
When planning a restructuring that involves a merger where at least one of the merging entities is a BVI company, that is regulated by the BVIFSC, there are some specific and unwritten procedures...
O'Neal Webster
For years, the BVI Business Companies Act has provided an attractive and appropriate vehicle to hold property in the BVI and abroad, many finding it a particularly useful strategy in estate planning.
Harneys
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.
Harneys
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.
Harneys
One of the more popular features of BVI company law is its regime for registering security interests.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The British Virgin Islands ("BVI") is home to over 416,000 active companies. This article considers the benefits of using a BVI company in financing transactions.
Maples and Calder
The British Virgin Islands continues to be a jurisdiction of choice for corporate vehicles entering into secured finance transactions, and remains a markedly creditor-friendly jurisdiction.
Carey Olsen
SIBA and the Investment Business (Approved Managers) Regulations, 2012 set out a number of ongoing administrative requirements with which regulated entities in the British Virgin Islands must comply.
Carey Olsen
Entities wishing to carry out regulated investment business in the BVI require approval from the BVI FSC under either SIBA or, in the case of investment managers, the lighter regulatory regime...
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Harneys
‘Forum shopping' can lead to some fierce jurisdictional battles particularly in insolvency where the choice can be stark between debtor and creditor friendly procedures
Maples and Calder
Maples and Calder represented both parties to a successful application brought by a retiring security agent and trustee, under an English law governed facility agreement, for an order under section 52 (1) (a) of the BVI Trustee Act vesting in the incoming security agent and trustee, ..
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.
Harneys
The Exempted Limited Partnership Law (the ELP Law) governs the formation of exempted limited partnerships (ELPs) in the Cayman Islands.
Harneys
Once a fairly niche investment strategy of concern to US-listed businesses, shareholder activism is an increasingly global phenomenon.
Mourant Ozannes
This guide is intended to provide an overview of Investment Funds in the British Virgin Islands.
Harneys
This guide outlines the procedure for a voluntary liquidation of a solvent Cayman Islands exempted company and the duties of its liquidator.
Harneys
This concise guide discusses the Cayman Islands Companies Law requirements relating to the registration of security interests over the assets of a Cayman Islands exempted company.
Carey Olsen
The purpose of this briefing is to describe the types of security which can be taken over shares in BVI companies and various issues in relation to the granting, perfection and enforcement of such security.
Harneys
Despite the popular myth of the secrecy of BVI companies, the reality on the ground paints a different picture.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is home to more than 416,000 active companies. This article considers the benefits of using a BVI company in financing transactions.
Kinanis LLC
The BVI Government has enacted new legislation to establish a secure search system facilitating the effective and efficient storage and disclosure of beneficial owner information for all corporate and legal...
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