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Maples Group
The reason given by WKY and WKC for the Conversion was, among other things, that it was required for financing purposes.
Walkers
The government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and the BVI Financial Services Commission (FSC) – the principal financial services regulator...
Maples Group
Pursuant to the Securities and Investment Business Act (2013 Revision) ("SIBA"), the Mutual Funds Regulations (2013 Revision) and the Private Investment Funds Regulations, 2019, all British Virgin Islands ("BVI") private.
Maples Group
In a first for the territory, the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") Commercial Court has granted a worldwide freezing order against persons unknown, being those allegedly responsible for cybercrime...
Collas Crill
The importance of the statutory demand in BVI insolvency law and practice is derived from section 2 of the Insolvency Act, 2003 (the "Act") where "insolvent" ...
Walkers
On 4 May 2022, the BVI Commercial Court handed down its judgment in ChainSwap v Persons Unknown.
Maples Group
In a first for the territory, the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") Commercial Court has granted a worldwide freezing order against persons unknown, being those allegedly responsible for cybercrime...
Ogier
In February this year, Chainswap Limited (Chainswap) a BVI incorporated company that provides for "cross-chain bridging" (the process of synthetically transferring cryptocurrency tokens...
Forbes Hare
In our first article, we noted how the jurisdiction that was vested in the BVI High Court to make charging orders, upon its establishment in 1969, was the same as the jurisdiction that had been vested in the English High Court as at 1 January 1940.
Harneys
Receivership; a draconian remedy of last resort. However, today, receivers are appointed to address a wide range of legal circumstances. This article summarises some features of the court appointed receiver.
Carey Olsen
All companies incorporated in, or continued into, the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") are governed by the BVI Business Companies Act (the "Act").
Conyers
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is a particularly popular jurisdiction for incorporating joint venture vehicles.
Conyers
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) offer African fund managers exciting opportunities to raise funds for green projects. Nicholas Kuria, counsel at Conyers, explains how.
Conyers
The Legal Profession Act 2015 (as amended) introduced significant changes to regulation of the legal profession in the BVI, including restrictions aimed at preventing persons not admitted in the BVI from recovering fees.
Conyers
Conyers BVI litigators Richard Evans and Charles Goldblatt secure the appointment of Provisional Liquidators over All Year Holdings Limited ("AYH") at an urgent hearing before the BVI Commercial Court on 20 December 2021...
Maples Group
The British Virgin Islands ("BVI") continues to be a jurisdiction of choice for corporate vehicles entering into secured finance transactions.
Harneys
In the recent decision in Re Klimvest Plc [2022] EWHC 596 (Ch), HHJ Cawson QC, sitting as a Judge of the English High Court, ordered that the respondent company, Klimvest, be wound up on just and equitable grounds ...
Carey Olsen
Immigration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of British Virgin Islands, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
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Appleby
On 5 May 2022, James Gaudin, Andrew Weaver and Gemma Whale of our Jersey office advised on the implications of a new UK law, the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022...
Carey Olsen
Regulators globally are wrestling with tough questions as to how virtual assets should be regulated. The last year has seen significant volatility in the prices of major cryptocurrencies.
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