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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.
Collas Crill Guernsey
The draft Economic Substance Code has now been published by the ITA and contains rules and guidance from the ITA with regard to the application of the Economic Substance (Companies and Limited Partnerships) Act 2018.
Collas Crill Guernsey
Succession planning for offshore incorporations, particularly those where companies are controlled by one individual, needs careful consideration.
Conyers
The Court of Appeal has recently ruled in BTI 2014 LLC -v- Sequana SA & Ors [2019] EWCA Civ 112 that an otherwise lawful dividend may still be found to be a transaction defrauding creditors.
O'Neal Webster
In addition to being the world's leading international finance centre in which to set up companies, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is now regarded as one of the world's premier trust jurisdictions.
Carey Olsen
The conflict of laws rules of some jurisdictions do not always determine clearly the situs of intangible moveable property, such as shares in a company
Collas Crill
Companies will be required to confirm the above details to their Registered Agent within 6 months of the end of the first applicable financial period, as above.
Solomon Harris
The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (the ‘Privy Council') delivered its decision in the latest round of Madoff litigation on 20 May 2019.
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
The BVI International Tax Authority has recently announced deadline extensions for filing requirements.
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
In a decision handed down on 17 April 2019, the BVI Commercial Court has given guidance on the scope of its jurisdiction to grant freezing orders in support of foreign proceedings
Appleby
Appleby acted as BVI legal advisers to iFinex on the private token sale of LEO tokens, which commenced on 8 May 2019. iFinex's Chief Technology Officer
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.
Ogier
Shareholders in BVI companies risk making the probate and estates process more lengthy, divisive and costly when they die by not making a formal BVI will, says estates expert Fraser Allister.
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.
Ogier
In 2017, BVI entirely revoked its old probate rules.
Appleby
We are pleased to inform you of the announcement last week by the Judicial Commission of Mr Gerhard Wallbank as an acting Judge of the Commercial Division of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court ...
Maples Group
On 28 December 2018, the British Virgin Islands published The Economic Substance Act, 2018 which came into effect on 1 January 2019 and was further amended on 30 January 2019 (the "Economic Substance Act").
O'Neal Webster
Legal 500's recently launched magazine, fivehundred, interviewed O'Neal Webster Managing Partner Vanessa King for the April 2019 edition,
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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.
Solomon Harris
The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (the ‘Privy Council') delivered its decision in the latest round of Madoff litigation on 20 May 2019.
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").
Ogier
Shareholders in BVI companies risk making the probate and estates process more lengthy, divisive and costly when they die by not making a formal BVI will, says estates expert Fraser Allister.
Fiduserve
The BVI Government introduced, with effect from 1 January 2019, a new legislation titled the Economic Substance (Companies and Limited Partnerships) Act 2018, requiring certain legal entities to demonstrate ...
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
The BVI International Tax Authority has recently announced deadline extensions for filing requirements.
Collas Crill
Companies will be required to confirm the above details to their Registered Agent within 6 months of the end of the first applicable financial period, as above.
Appleby
As announced in our earlier eAlert, the Government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) enacted the Economic Substance (Companies and Limited Partnerships) Act, 2018 (the Act) effective 1 January 2019.
Campbells
In a decision handed down on 17 April 2019, the BVI Commercial Court has given guidance on the scope of its jurisdiction to grant freezing orders in support of foreign proceedings
O'Neal Webster
A sometimes overlooked, yet critical, aspect of a British Virgin Islands (BVI) company is the role of its registered agent.
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