British Virgin Islands
BVI companies are flexible and low cost vehicles which can be tailored to meet the specific requirements of their members and their proposed purposes...
In its seminal decision in Broad Idea International v Convoy Collateral  UKPC 24 ("Convoy"), a case which had its genesis in the BVI Commercial Court, the Privy Council delivered...
With commercial property companies' debt burdens reaching pre-2008 levels and warnings being issued this month by the European Central Bank....
Amendments to the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004, and BVI Business Companies Regulations, which took effect on January 1, 2023, require BVI companies to file an annual financial return (AFR)...
The Virgin Islands Shipping and Maritime Authority Act, 2023 successfully received assent on October 16, 2023. It is now imminent that The Virgin Islands Shipping Registry will...
Funds in the BVI may be incorporated as business companies or
formed as partnerships or unit trusts.
This webinar delves into the fascinating world of fintech arbitration disputes, discussing the unique challenges and opportunities that arise in this rapidly evolving field.
The UK Supreme Court in a recent decision has clarified the approach to be taken in determining when a matter ought to be referred to arbitration under an arbitration clause...
British Virgin Islands ("BVI") business companies are often used for private wealth structuring purposes. However, where the shares in a BVI business company are registered...
The BVI Business Companies (Financial Return) Order, 2023 ("Order") was brought into force on 1 January 2023.
Emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, inflationary pressures and increasing interest rates have continued to have a negative impact on the global economy.
In the crypto world, does it really matter where you are? Is there a sunny offshore paradise perspective on the click of a button and a fintech...
Chris Duncan and Katrina Lindsay have authored the British Virgin Islands (BVI) chapter of Global Legal Insight's sixth edition guide to blockchain and cryptocurrency regulation.
On 24-25 October 2023, Justice Wallbank of the BVI Commercial Court presided over a valuation trial in the matter of Soemarli Lie v Ng Min Hong & Success Overseas Finance Limited...
The world has witnessed the failure of several banks over the past months, starting with Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank in the United States...
British Virgin Islands (BVI) law permits a merger of (i) two or more BVI companies, and (ii) one or more BVI companies with one or more foreign companies...
In what is believed to be one of the first ever such orders made in the BVI, the BVI Court has granted an urgent anti-suit injunction on American Cyanamid principles...
We are pleased to announce that following a meeting of the European Union's Economic and Financial Affairs Council on October 17, 2023, the British Virgin Islands (BVI)...
Kroll HK Ltd
In a paper published by INSOL International, we cover cross-border investigations by IPs and restructuring advisors and showcase the legal framework across the BVI, Cayman Islands, Hong Kong, Singapore and the U.S.
On 17 October 2023, the Council of the European Union removed the BVI from the EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes (Annex I).