This is an update for our clients on how the authorities in our core jurisdictions are responding to Covid-19 and the implications of this in relation to the transaction of business. The purpose of this report is to help our clients better understand what "business as usual" in our jurisdictions* actually means.

By clicking on each of the jurisdictional links below, you can access information for each of our jurisdictions in relation to:

  1. Filings
  2. Can searches be conducted?
  3. Certificates of good standing – if and how these are being conducted
  4. Other searches – how are these being conducted?
  5. Court position
  6. Travel restrictions
  7. Other Temporary Regulatory Measures
  8. The implications for economic substance compliance and residency



British Virgin Islands

Cayman Islands


Hong Kong *

Isle of Man




We trust this information is useful in supporting your business in continuing to operate during these unprecedented circumstances.

The intention is to publish updates to this report as and when required. Further articles will also follow in relation to matters pertinent to the current situation in our different jurisdictions.

* Appleby is registered as a Foreign Law Firm in Hong Kong and does not practice Hong Kong Law.

The content of this article is intended to provide a general guide to the subject matter. Specialist advice should be sought about your specific circumstances.