Mondaq Offshore - British Virgin Islands: Wealth Management
Carey Olsen
Information maintained on the Database will not be made available for public inspection. Only designated persons at the BVI Financial Investigation Agency will have access to the Database...
O'Neal Webster
The British Virgin Islands will implement its new beneficial ownership reporting regime on July 1, 2017, by virtue of the recently passed BOSSs Act, 2017, (BOSSs), which comes into force on June 30, 2017.
Walkers
The BVI's Global Contribution", which seeks to address common misconceptions about the BVI and educate the public on the positive impact and contributions that the BVI has on the global economy.
Ogier
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) beneficial ownership regime comes into force on 30 June 2017.
Ogier
The BVI Commercial Court has just provided guidance on wasted costs principles and their application to the duties of an applicant's legal practitioner on an ex parte application.
Ogier
International guidelines on cross-border insolvency matters have recently been adopted by the BVI courts.
Harneys
Companies incorporated in the BVI are, by most measures, the most popular offshore holding structure in the world
Travers Thorp Alberga
The BVI and Cayman Courts are usually the work horses of the Caribbean international financial centres. 2016 proved to be no different.
Harneys
The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (BVI FSC) has signed a multilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between members of the Group of International Financial Centre Supervisors.
Harneys
On 11 May 2017, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) published its list of Reportable Jurisdictions for the Common Reporting Standards (CRS).
Harneys
The BVI International Arbitration Centre opened on 16 November 2016 and the BVI IAC Rules came into force on the same date giving full force to the Arbitration Act 2013 effective as of 1 October 2014 in the British Virgin Islands.
Harneys
Public bodies must strike a balance when discharging their international obligations in the mutual exchange of information by ensuring that procedural fairness safeguards for BVI persons are observed in the performance of those obligations.
Walkers
The BVI Business Companies Act 2004 (the "Business Companies Act") imposes continuing obligations on all business companies. The main requirements of the Business Companies Act are summarised below.
Walkers
The BVI Financial Services Commission (the "FSC") Approved Investment Manager Guidelines (the "Guidelines") came into effect on 10 December 2012.
Harneys
A reference to the "perfect arbitration clause" is always likely to be a little controversial.
Harneys
The British Virgin Islands has long been hailed as a leading offshore jurisdiction for wealth management and asset protection amongst Latin American high net worth families and individuals.
Harneys
The fees charged to BVI Business Companies by the Registry of Corporate Affairs are to increase following the first substantive review since the BVI Business Companies Act came into force in 2005.
Ogier
BVI Commercial Court confirms extra-jurisdictional scope of free-standing relief under Arbitration Act in support of foreign arbitrations.
Harneys
Now that the United Kingdom has served notice to leave the European Union under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, managers of offshore funds have a clearer timetable for when Brexit will happen, with the UK scheduled to leave the EU in March 2019.
Ogier
There have been a series of costs decisions in the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") that had created a degree of uncertainty about the recovery of foreign lawyers' fees.
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Harneys
Companies incorporated in the BVI are, by most measures, the most popular offshore holding structure in the world
Ogier
International guidelines on cross-border insolvency matters have recently been adopted by the BVI courts.
Ogier
The BVI Commercial Court has just provided guidance on wasted costs principles and their application to the duties of an applicant's legal practitioner on an ex parte application.
Travers Thorp Alberga
The BVI and Cayman Courts are usually the work horses of the Caribbean international financial centres. 2016 proved to be no different.
Ogier
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) beneficial ownership regime comes into force on 30 June 2017.
Harneys
On 11 May 2017, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) published its list of Reportable Jurisdictions for the Common Reporting Standards (CRS).
Ogier
Ogier's Head of Dispute Resolution in the BVI is speaking about solutions to common obstacles faced by liquidators in the early stages of a liquidation at an INSOL seminar today (17 November).
Harneys
Now that the United Kingdom has served notice to leave the European Union under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, managers of offshore funds have a clearer timetable for when Brexit will happen, with the UK scheduled to leave the EU in March 2019.
Harneys
The Common Reporting Standard (CRS) is the standard for automatic exchange of financial account information produced by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development...
Carey Olsen
As the founder of a startup company, one of the first questions you need to consider is "where should I incorporate my company?"
Harneys
The BVI International Arbitration Centre opened on 16 November 2016 and the BVI IAC Rules came into force on the same date giving full force to the Arbitration Act 2013 effective as of 1 October 2014 in the British Virgin Islands.
Harneys
The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (BVI FSC) has signed a multilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between members of the Group of International Financial Centre Supervisors.
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