British Virgin Islands
The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council has handed down judgment in the case of Chu v Lau  UKPC 24 (on appeal from the British Virgin Islands) on 12 October 2020.
It should be noted that due to recent amendments to the Companies Law (2020 Revision) and Limited Liability Companies Law (2020 Revision) certain additional information ...
Version 3.0 of the Cayman Islands guidance notes ("Guidance") on the Cayman Islands' economic substance legislation provides additional assistance in interpreting the...
Cayman does not have an equivalent to the English concept of the company administration or to the Chapter 11 process in the United States.
Cayman Islands Government
The Cayman Islands Government will propose legislative changes relating to limited liability partnerships (LLPs), prior to the legislation becoming operational this year.
Perfect Circle Trust
Companies of foreign interest registered in the Republic of Cyprus, including former offshore companies and Cyprus shipping companies, are entitled to employ third country nationals under specific circumstances, as described below.
1 October 2020 saw the first announcement of a company intending to list on the International Property Securities Exchange (IPSE), the world's first securities exchange developed exclusively...
One of the most common parts of our jobs as offshore law Banking & Finance legal specialists is advising on security packages as part of pre-deal structuring and fee quoting.
Hedge fund managers, private equity sponsors and other asset managers as well as brokers, dealers, wealth managers and other providers of investment services and investment products are often keen...
Directors of Hong Kong companies under cashflow pressure or financial distress should be aware that as their companies approach insolvency...
Isle of Man
DQ Advocates is a leading Isle of Man-based law firm with an international reach, offering a full range of legal, regulatory and tax services to a local and global client base.
A limited partnership seeks to combine the flexibility and "tax transparency" offered by a partnership structure with the benefits, for limited partners, ...
Complex tax, accounting and employment matters are amongst those which drive the choice of acquisition structure for private equity funded transactions
Expert legal commentary and analysis on the key issues and developments in private equity in Luxembourg.
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Luxembourg companies can continue to hold shareholder meetings and meetings of management bodies exclusively in digital form.
Applicants interested in acquiring a VFA Service Provider license must satisfy several requirements, one of which is the appointment of a Compliance Officer (CO).
Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates
COVID-19 has created chaos across the board. Everyone has had to learn how to adapt in the circumstances and this has presented a number of challenges.
Under Article 218 of the Companies Act, any creditor or creditors can, by means of an application, request the court for the winding up of a company.
Following the issue of the Malta Financial Services Authority's ("MFSA") consultation document on Security Token Offerings on 19th July 2019 which aimed to pave the way to legal certainty for Security Token Offerings ("STOs") in the Maltese financial markets.
Take-private transactions have long been a feature of the legal landscape in the Cayman Islands, whether as a tool for acquiring a company or in order to re-list the company on a more favourable...