An exempted company limited by shares (a "Company") is the most commonly used type of Bermuda legal entity for international transactions.
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.
The BVI Financial Services Commission (the "FSC") Approved Investment Manager Guidelines (the "Guidelines") came into effect on 10 December 2012.
A reference to the "perfect arbitration clause" is always likely to be a little controversial.
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.
Maples and Calder
The Department for International Tax Cooperation has made certain important announcements with respect to Cayman Islands Financial Institutions complying with their Automatic Exchange of Information obligations.
The Cayman Islands has enacted legislation that requires certain Cayman vehicles to maintain in Cayman a non-public register of beneficial ownership interests.
During the second working session, the ministers exchanged views on the issue of tax certainty in a changing environment.
The Sovereign Group
Business Matters Edition 32: Mike Nicholls
Gibraltar continues to develop and diversify its services with the creation of the 'Private Foundation Act 2017' on Thursday 6 April.
The numbers speak for themselves the net asset value of funds under management and administration in Guernsey grew by 12.5% in 2016...
Technology has enabled businesses to collect vast amounts of information about their customers, employees and their operations. More data has been collected in the past two years than during the rest of the existence of the human race.
Jersey is a separate jurisdiction to England with a separate body of law. In particular, the law of inheritance and probate differs significantly from that of the UK...
Jersey Finance Limited
I am writing to update you on the progress of the Criminal Finances Bill through the UK Parliament, which includes amendments concerning the creation of public registers in the UK's Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories
For the fourth year running, the sum of 100,000 will be allocated to entrepreneurs and researchers through the University of Malta's TAKEOFF Seed Fund Award...
The Limited Liability Partnership Act 2016 (the "LLP Act") came into force in Mauritius on 3 January 2017 and introduces a new corporate structure in Mauritius; the Limited Liability Partnership (commonly known as LLP).
Mauritius was once celebrated as the "star and key of the Indian Ocean" for its strategic position on the maritime spice route.
Spectrum IFA Group
As international people living in Spain, no matter how much we integrate, we still do not have the experience acquired over generations of how systems work, and what the cultural norms mean for day to day life.
Perkins Coie LLP
On January 17, 2017, the SEC announced a number of political contribution-related settlements with investment advisers, both registered and exempt.
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
According to the National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators (NAUPA), state unclaimed property programs are holding nearly $42 billion in assets, just waiting to be claimed by their rightful owners.