Mondaq Offshore: Corporate/Commercial Law
Taylors' Partners Jonathan Betts and Ariane West have teamed up with Global Legal Group to provide a detailed legal guide on the Bermuda alternative investment fund industry.
The BVI is expected to enact legislation to implement a networked database of beneficial ownership interests in companies incorporated or domiciled in the jurisdiction.
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.
An exempted company (a "Company") is the most commonly used type of Cayman Islands company for international transactions. This note describes certain features of a Company.
The Cayman Islands is the leading jurisdiction for the offshore investment funds industry due to its combination of flexible and appropriate regulation, an approachable and effective regulator...
The Cayman Islands Director Registration and Licensing Law came into force in 2014, requiring directors of Cayman "covered entities" to register or become licenced by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.
Along with provisions addressing certain powers and the appointment and discharge of trustees, the Amendment Law introduced a number of retrospective provisions with the objective...
AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC
Cyprus International Trusts provide a significant number of tax advantages and can be used as part of an international tax planning strategy.
P. N. Kourtellos & Associates LLC
Exploring the related issues we had indicated that our firm had launched legal proceedings against, among others, a nominee shareholder unwilling to co-operate with the beneficial owners...
Alexandros Economou LLC
These terms are of the widest character, ranging from simple composition to an amalgamation of two or more companies, with a complete reorganisation of their share and loan capital.
Alexandros Economou LLC
The term ‘concentration' covers a host of instances, including the acquisition of ‘direct or indirect control' of the whole or part of another undertaking.
There have been significant discussions around the world on taxpayers' methods of minimizing taxes.
Andreas M. Mylonas & Co LLC
A company, subject to its jurisdiction and its Articles & Memorandum of Association, can transfer its seat of incorporation.
This decision demonstrates the benefit of a statutory provision, not limited to a particular set of facts or criteria, as to when and why a receiver should be appointed.
Arendt & Medernach
Key information you need to have in mind regarding the Company law reform in Luxembourg (2 minutes). This video was realised during our Company law reform seminar, held on 6 September 2016.
Arendt & Medernach
The Ideal Governance Model In The Fund World: Myth Or Reality? With Claude Kremer At AFLF 2017
GVZH Advocates
On the 3rd April of 2017, the European Council formally adopted the new Shareholder's Rights Directive, which is a revision of Directive 2007/36/EC as regards the encouragement of long-term shareholder...
STA Law Firm
New and strategic partnerships can be a great way to reinvigorate a dull and lackluster business.
STA Law Firm
Think about a kid who must complete a 20-page Math homework before hitting the fields to play some ball.
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We are pleased to present the latest edition of our Bermuda Public Companies Update which features a recap of significant transactions involving Bermuda public companies listed on the NYSE...
Maples and Calder
Maples and Calder recently assisted aircraft leasing company Avolon Holdings Limited ("Avolon") in connection with its US$10 billion acquisition of the aircraft leasing business of CIT Group Inc.
DMS Governance Ltd
The Hedge Fund Law Report recently interviewed Woolverton in connection with his move to DMS, during which he discussed the role of robust fund governance in the context of private funds.
The appointment of a provisional liquidator is not often pursued as the practical implications are draconian: directors lose the ability to control and manage the company's affairs.
BLC Robert
What systems of law are used within your jurisdiction and what are they used for (i.e. English law for project development, New York law for high yield issues)
Companies incorporated in the BVI are, by most measures, the most popular offshore holding structure in the world
Mortgage registration is evidenced by a certificate of registry, but because this is a document used for navigation purposes, it is more likely that a copy of the transcript of British Registry...
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Every day, companies are being formed around the world for a variety of reasons. Incorporation produces a corporate entity which is separate from its owners, with its own legal rights and obligations.
Deloitte Cyprus
Long-term trends, driven by public policy and exponential rates of change in digital infrastructure, are fundamentally altering the global business environment.
Alexandros Economou LLC
These terms are of the widest character, ranging from simple composition to an amalgamation of two or more companies, with a complete reorganisation of their share and loan capital.
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