Mondaq Offshore: Corporate/Commercial Law
Walkers
Upon recommendation of the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development, Bermuda recently enacted the Registrar of Companies (Compliance Measures) Act 2017 which came into force on 24 March 2017.
Walkers
At present, Bermuda registered entities are required to maintain certain books and records, including minutes and records of account, in Bermuda.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Conyers' Robert Lindley and Bernadette Carey discuss new case law confirming the operation of the "firewall" provisions of the 2011 Trust Law in relation to foreign matrimonial proceedings.
Walkers
Following public consultation during 2016 and early 2017, legislation has been passed which will require Cayman Islands companies (but not partnerships) to maintain registers of beneficial ownership at their registered offices.
Maples and Calder
An LLC is a legal en arate legal personality, like a Cayman Islands exempted company.
Costas Tsielepis & Co Ltd
Owning a Cyprus company requires a number of tax and other statutory reporting obligations.
Harneys
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published a practical guide (Guide) which provides an overview of the national rules of each Member State for the major holdings...
C.Savva & Associates Ltd
On the 24th of February 2017 Cyprus' House of Representatives has ratified the Hague Trust Convention with Law N. 4(ΙΙΙ)/2017 relating to the Hague Convention on the law applicable on trusts...
Ogier
Do you hold shares in a Guernsey company incorporated before July 2008?
Clyde & Co
The Hong Kong market is presently faced with an increase in mainland private enterprises listing on the local exchange, resulting in shell planting and volatility in stock prices in the Growth Enterprise Market.
Clyde & Co
The Hong Kong market is presently faced with an increase in mainland private enterprises listing on the local exchange, resulting in shell planting and volatility in stock prices in the Growth Enterprise Market (the "GEM").
TMF Group
Choosing the right form of setup that can best suit a particular situation is important for a business owner. Here, we outline the major characteristics of the three forms of registration that foreign enterprises normally choose when registering a presence in Hong Kong.
TMF Group
Choosing the right form of setup that can best suit a particular situation is important for a business owner. Our expert examines the three common forms of setup that foreign enterprises...
Simcocks
The Isle of Man advocate instructed to act would usually review any transaction documents being entered into by the Isle of Man legal entity from an Isle of Man law perspective.
KPMG Malta
In recent years, the migration of individuals has caused an uproar in many developed countries. Yet, there is another type of migration – that of companies or ‘legal persons' – which occurs quite frequently and goes virtually unnoticed.
Finance Malta
Creating the right environment where start-ups and scale-ups can thrive and grow, and making the EU attractive to entrepreneurs...
Clyde & Co
In this article we will be looking at the effect of terminating a registered commercial agency and the relevance of "sham" agency arrangements.
Hassan Elhais
I have a small company that delivers goods to clients. I signed a contract with another company but they breached the terms of the contract.
Clyde & Co
On 14 March 2017 the DIFC Courts issued "Practice Direction 2 of 2017 – Third Party Funding in the DIFC Courts" (PD 2/2017) forming part of the Courts' procedural rules.
Maples and Calder
Rapidly changing concepts of the family and advances in reproductive technologies have, in recent years, presented well-publicised and much-discussed problems for legislators worldwide.
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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.
Maples and Calder
On 29 March 2017, the UK government formally notified the European Council of the UK's intention to leave the EU, in accordance with the procedures under Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union.
KPMG Luxembourg
In recent years companies have been undergoing ever more overlapping and interconnected transformations, while increasing market volatility has been making these transformations more urgent...
Cayman Finance
According to EY's 2016 Global Private Equity Fund and Investor Survey, the private equity (PE) asset class continues to experience steady growth and sustained appeal to global investors.
Harneys
One of the reasons why the Cayman Islands is a leading offshore jurisdiction is the flexibility of Cayman Islands companies law.
Walkers
In a recent case before the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands, in the first decision of its kind, Walkers has successfully argued that the Court does have the power to order an interim payment...
Maples and Calder
Under recently passed legislation, certain Cayman Islands companies and Cayman Islands limited liability companies ("LLCs") will be required to maintain a beneficial ownership register ...
Mamo TCV Advocates
Under Maltese law, collective investment schemes that qualify as Professional Investor Funds ("PIFs") are subject to a significantly lighter and more flexible regime than retail funds.
Deloitte Cyprus
Debt has traditionally been a tax efficient way of financing business operations. However, tax developments are such that businesses financing their operations through back to back debt...
Walkers
Offering counsel in the Cayman Islands provides a ringside seat on the trend towards longer-term funds and how the secondaries market is developing, write Rolf Lindsay and Andrew Barker from Walkers.
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