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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.
Harneys
Where the owner of a BVI company dies, his/her interest in shares in a BVI company cannot be validly transmitted to his/her heirs until the appropriate grant (of probate, letters of administration...
Ogier
Offshore centres are poised to benefit from the enormous growth forecast in Islamic finance over the next few years, says Ogier's Head of Banking and Finance in Asia.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
A great deal of global wealth, particularly wealth in the Asian and MENA regions, is held through British Virgin Islands ("BVI") business companies.
Ogier
2016 was an incredibly hard year for the hedge fund industry. One industry statistic has suggested that new fund launches were 40% down on 2015, with the number of new funds...
O'Neal Webster
The Privy Council handed down a December 2016 judgment in a matrimonial appeal from the British Virgin Islands which challenged the lower courts' ruling on the division of property in divorce proceedings.
Harneys
As you might expect at a January conference, a lot of time was spent during the breakouts looking at the tea leaves to determine what 2017 might hold for us.
OIL
The Government of the British Virgin Islands gazetted the BVI Business Companies Act (Amendment of Schedule 1)(No. 3) Order, 2016 on 20 December 2016 concerning new Registry fees to be charged to BVI Business Companies.
Harneys
2016 was the year of Donald Trump, Brexit and extensive overtime for celebrity obituary writers.
Ogier
We provide BVI advice from our BVI office, in Europe from our Guernsey and Jersey offices and in Asia from our Hong Kong office.
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.
Harneys
The political and economic rollercoaster ride we've been on here in the UK since the EU referendum in June seems set to continue following Thursday's High Court judgment in London
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Ogier
Offshore centres are poised to benefit from the enormous growth forecast in Islamic finance over the next few years, says Ogier's Head of Banking and Finance in Asia.
Harneys
Where the owner of a BVI company dies, his/her interest in shares in a BVI company cannot be validly transmitted to his/her heirs until the appropriate grant (of probate, letters of administration...
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.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
A great deal of global wealth, particularly wealth in the Asian and MENA regions, is held through British Virgin Islands ("BVI") business companies.
O'Neal Webster
This summary guide provides general commentary and direction to prospective purchasers of BVI property on the law relating to Wills in the BVI.
Ogier
2016 was an incredibly hard year for the hedge fund industry. One industry statistic has suggested that new fund launches were 40% down on 2015, with the number of new funds...
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?"
O'Neal Webster
The Privy Council handed down a December 2016 judgment in a matrimonial appeal from the British Virgin Islands which challenged the lower courts' ruling on the division of property in divorce proceedings.
Maples and Calder
In this article Ray Davern analyses the decision of Bannister J, at first instance, and the Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, on appeal, in the matter of The New Huerto Trust, ex p. Royal Fiduciary Group Limited.
Appleby
This Guide provides an introduction to the remedies available to minority shareholders of BVI companies.
Carey Olsen
When a solvent BVI company's purpose comes to an end, the directors or members of the company will often seek to dissolve the company.
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