British Virgin Islands
In the British Virgin Islands chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Aviation Law 2020, Michael Gagie and Rebecca Lee give a comprehensive overview on aviation laws and regulations in the British Virgin Islands.
This advisory summarises the key features of the Law and the Guidelines and their likely impact on closed-ended funds and their managers.
A recent decision in the British Virgin Islands ("BVI"), BVIHC (Com) 0032 of 2018, is notable as being the first case of which we are aware where the BVI Court
In line with BVI's commitment to stay at the forefront of 'international legislation and EU compliance', the BVI enacted the Mutual Funds (Amendment) ...
The British Virgin Islands government recently passed new legislation affecting the funds industry. In particular, the new BVI Securities and Investment Business (Amendment) Act, 2019 ...
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Funds of an open-ended nature carrying on business in or from within the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") have long been regulated...
Freezing orders are one of the most important weapons in a court's arsenal to prevent parties from disposing of or dissipating assets to ensure they will be available to satisfy a potential future money judgment.
An applicant who has filed separate applications for the
registration of a trademark has the option of filing an application
for those applications to be merged into a single application.
In recent years, the Courts of the British Virgin Islands have seen an increase in the number of applications for interim receiverships.
Although pooling orders have previously been made by the BVI Court, until now, there has been no published judgment confirming that this is a form of relief available within the BVI.
It is rare that a Court has the opportunity to put to rest a series of controversial issues in a single judgment.
The BVI has recently released several important regulatory amendments to its financial services legislation which are applicable to BVI funds and their advisors.
With the enactment of the Securities and Investment Business Act, 2019, the British Virgin Islands has for the first time introduced a regulatory regime to regulate close-ended funds.
The BVI has gazetted legislation which has come into force on 31 December 2019, introducing a supervisory regime for closed-ended funds.
One consistent message resounded throughout the 3rd Annual BVI Arbitration Conference, which took place in November 2019.
The British Virgin Islands is continuing its push into the financial technology (Fintech) space as a means of ensuring that it is not left behind as technology moves forward. At its recent Digital ...
As part of BVI's continued commitment to remain at the forefront of international legislation and EU compliance, the BVI enacted the Securities and Investment Business (Amendment) ...