British Virgin Islands
A recent judgment from the BVI Commercial Court is a further example of the court's swiftness to exercise its jurisdiction in respect of BVI companies listed on US exchanges.
Ms Chen was the sole director of a BVI incorporated company called Pioneer Freight Futures Ltd
This coupled with its welcome 2020 "white-listing" on financial crime by the European Union bodes well for the continued business growth trajectory.
On 18 February 2020, the EU recognised the BVI as a fully co-operative tax jurisdiction in line with EU good-governance standards.
A foundation company is a vehicle unique to the Cayman Islands and has features and flexibility that allow a company to retain separate legal personality ...
Το μέτρο αυτό βοηθά στην πάταξη της φοροδιαφυγής, τη διαφύλαξη των δημοσίων εσόδων, την ενίσχυση
This measure assists in combating tax evasion, safeguarding public revenues, strengthening civil protection, and facilitating citizens' service.
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
Litigation is the central method through which disputes are resolved. The aim of this article is to set out a salient feature of the Civil Procedure Rules...
On Friday, 4 June, the European Commission took a further step to reinforce legal certainty under the GDPR by adopting two new sets of Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs), intended to allow safe...
In October 2020, the Crowdfunding Regulation ((EU) 2020/1503) was published in the Official Journal of the European Union. The Crowdfunding Regulation establishes an EU regulatory regime ...
Guernsey is a jurisdiction that is well used to requests from foreign insolvency office holders for assistance in collecting in assets located in Guernsey.
Hong Kong has approved its first-ever standard patent under a new system aimed at encouraging original patents as the global financial hub also aims high in innovation and technology.
The rationale is to prevent hostile creditors from disrupting the implementation of the scheme in another jurisdiction, thereby better insulating the distressed company.
Isle of Man
The Companies (Amendment) Bill 2020 has passed through Tynwald and has been sent for Royal Assent.
In an article published in Global Restructuring Review (GRR), Sam and Simon discuss this first instance of a Jersey Court appointing receivers in aid of equitable execution.
Knight Frank reported that approximately £46 billion of capital is targeting the London office investment market in 2021 underlying the continued attraction of UK real estate.
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The CSSF provides helpful guidance to the industry on the scope of loan originating activities that do not require a license as a professional of the financial sector.
United Arab Emirates
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The General Assembly of the Dubai Court of Cassation issued the Resolution No. 1/2021 (the "Resolution") very recently.
The UAE is renowned for its best quality healthcare facilities, which has led to a rise in medical tourism over the past decade.
Offshore jurisdictions have long been a popular choice as listing vehicles and feature prominently on over 20 exchanges worldwide.