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Dispositions of assets by a British Virgin Islands company

  • Harney Westwood & Riegels
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  • British Virgin Islands
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  • January 11 2013

Although under British Virgin Islands law, companies are (subject to limitations in their constitutional documents) generally free to dispose of

BVI and Cayman stay current with international AML standards

  • Harney Westwood & Riegels
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  • British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands
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  • September 27 2011

Countries around the world continue to develop their Anti-Money Laundering (AML) policies and the BVI and Cayman are no different

De-registering security interests in the British Virgin Islands

  • Harney Westwood & Riegels
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  • British Virgin Islands
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  • July 22 2010

British Virgin Islands law has a relatively straightforward system for registering security interests created by companies incorporated in the jurisdiction

Appointing a receiver over assets of a British Virgin Islands company

  • Harney Westwood & Riegels
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  • British Virgin Islands
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  • May 28 2010

Is it possible to appoint a receiver over assets which have been charged by a British Virgin Islands (‘BVI’) company (a ‘Company’) under a security document?

Finding the centre: COMI in a multi-jurisdictional world

  • Harney Westwood & Riegels
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  • British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, United Kingdom
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  • September 30 2009

The facts behind Mr. Justice Lewison’s recent judgment in Stanford (STANFORD INTERNATIONAL BANK LIMITED 2009 EWHC 1441 (Ch)) have no direct connection with either the British Virgin or Cayman Islands but lawyers there do have particular reason to note the more general principles around the seemingly vexed but important issue of COMI in the context of multi-jurisdictional insolvency

Registering security interests created by BVI Business Companies (‘Companies’) in the British Virgin Islands

  • Harney Westwood & Riegels
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  • British Virgin Islands
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  • September 1 2009

Where a Company creates a security interest over its own assets, there are two different registrations which need to be considered under the BVI Business Companies Act (No 16 of 2004

Taking security over shares in a British Virgin Islands company (a ‘company’)

  • Harney Westwood & Riegels
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  • British Virgin Islands
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  • September 1 2009

Is it possible to take security over shares in a Company?