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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 art finance market has seen an unprecedented boom in recent years, buoyed by changing perspectives amongst wealth management players and art collectors.
Maples Group
The Securities and Investment Business Act, 2010, as amended, and its subsidiary legislation, including the Securities and Investment Business (Incubator and Approved Funds) Regulations, 2015, provides for the regulation of open-ended mutual funds, among other matters.
Harneys
Strict duties imposed on directors must be discharged, even if they are nominee directors. The Central Bank of Ecuador v Conticorp [2016] 1 BCLC 26 decision illustrates the dire implications for a director who merely follows instructions and by so doing fails to discharge his duties to the company.
Harneys
The legacies of the global financial crisis continue to permeate the global landscape.
Harneys
The Republic of Cyprus has issued new decrees providing further relaxation to banking restrictions.
Harneys
This guide contains a summary of the current sanctions regime imposed on Ukraine by the European Union in March 2014.
Harneys
The Republic of Cyprus issued its latest decree pertaining to the relaxation of restrictive measures on 20 September.
Harneys
The Republic of Cyprus continues to issue decrees pertaining to the relaxation of restrictive measures.
Harneys
Banking secrecy has been under scrutiny during the past few years, with Swiss and Luxembourg banks under pressure to relax banking secrecy rules.
Harneys
One of the great attractions of the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") as a jurisdiction for structuring finance transactions is the simple yet thorough security registration regime applicable to BVI companies.
Harneys
The issue of confidentiality in offshore financial centres is high on the agenda in the financial press.
Harneys
On 20 July 2011 the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal ("ECCA") handed down the latest decision in the long running case of "Alfa Telecom Turkey Limited v Cukurova Finance International Limited and Cukurova Holdings AS".
Appleby
The Securities and Investment Business Act 2010 (SIBA) of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), which took effect in May 2010, requires persons engaged in ‘investment business' (as defined below) in or from within the BVI to be licensed thereunder.
Withers LLP
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is a British Overseas Territory and is the world's pre-eminent corporate domicile.
British Virgin Islands International Finance Centre
Following the completion of an industry consultation, the Securities and Investment Business Act, 2010 ("SIBA") came into force in the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") on 17 May 2010.
British Virgin Islands International Finance Centre
The Securities and Investment Business Act, 2010 (SIBA) was brought into force in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) on May 17, 2010 (other than Part II dealing with the public issue of securities).
O'Neal Webster
The recently enacted Securities and Investment Business Act, 2010 ("SIBA") of the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") will come into effect on 17 May 2010.
Harneys
Traditionally, the view has been that the right to set off one debt against another does not constitute a security interest but it may be that this position is no longer as clear cut in light of the recent Canadian Supreme Court ruling in Caisse populaire Desjardins de l’Est de Drummond v. Canada, 2009 SCC 29 ("Caisse populaire")
British Virgin Islands International Finance Centre
After much anticipation, the BVI has enacted the Securities and Investment Business Act, 2010.
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