This edition of the Bermuda Public Companies Update summarises significant transactions involving Bermuda public companies in the second half of 2019.
British Virgin Islands
M&A activity involving a British Virgin Islands company is principally regulated under Part IX of the BVI Business Companies
Act, 2004 (as amended, the "Act").
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has introduced a new regulatory regime for the recognition of private investment funds.
Ogier has acted as British Virgin Islands counsel on the upsized Initial Public Offering on NASDAQ of East Stone Acquisition Corp., which closed 24 February 24 2020.
The Cayman Islands is a popular domicile for globally managed private equity, hedge and hybrid funds due to its tax neutral status, flexible structuring options ...
Section 238 of the Companies Law (2020 Revision) ("section 238") provides an avenue through which shareholders of a merged or consolidated Cayman Islands company can apply to have the ...
Nick Evans and Suzanne Correy provide an analysis of the laws and regulations of mergers and acquisitions in the Cayman Islands.
The Grand Court has handed down its ruling in eHi Car Services Limited, roundly rejecting an attempt by eHi Car Services Limited to re-write the procedural framework for s.238 proceedings.
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
In a decision of interest to shareholders and companies alike, the highest appeal court ("JCPC") for Cayman Islands ("Cayman") cases has delivered a judgment on how the Cayman Grand Court ("Court")
Persons having a prominent public function.
In January 2020, the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (SFC) issued a circular, "Circular to private equity firms seeking to be licensed" (Licensing Guidance for PE Firms)
Following the recent merger of Ocorian with fellow corporate, funds and fiduciary services business Estera, Farah Ballands, CEO of the combined business, explains how our increased global capability
Jersey is a popular place to establish an asset holding company because the Law is modern, flexible and modelled on English companies legislation.
As Luxembourg's funds industry experiences robust growth, Executive Director and Head of Depositary Services, Graham Dew...
Arnone & Sicomo
SICAR and private equity in Luxembourg: everything you need to know about your investments in the territory of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
Morgan & Morgan
The Panamanian Constitution reserves "retail activities" for Panamanian nationals.
United Arab Emirates
SCHLÜTER GRAF Legal Consultants
Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) is a general term that
refers to the consolidation of companies through various types of
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant disruptions to numerous industries and sectors on a worldwide scale in an unprecedented manner.
Group Partner and Head of the firm's Corporate, Finance and Funds team, Paul Wilkes recently travelled to Cape Town for the South Africa funds roadshow. Paul shares his thoughts from the trip below:
Did you know that there are over 300 offshore companies listed on the London Stock Exchange? Or that there are more Cayman companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange...