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US FATCA registration deadline approaching: 31 December 2014

  • Maples and Calder
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  • British Virgin Islands, United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 13 2014

The British Virgin Islands (the "BVI") has now enacted legislation which allows for the implementation of its commitments under the Model 1B (i.e

UK FATCA compliance for investment funds

  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
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  • Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Jersey, United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 7 2014

The United Kingdom has signed intergovernmental agreements ('IGAs') with its Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories in order to improve

BVI US and UK FATCA implementation - entity classification and registration

  • Maples and Calder
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  • British Virgin Islands, United Kingdom, USA
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  • September 17 2014

On 30 June 2014, the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") government signed a Model 1B (i.e. non-reciprocal) intergovernmental agreement with the United

Enforcing orders made in foreign insolvency proceedings

  • Harney Westwood & Riegels
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  • British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, United Kingdom
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  • October 24 2012

This article sets out the potential impact in the BVI and Cayman of the much anticipated Supreme Court decision in Rubin v. Eurofinance SA 2012 UKSC 46, which was handed down on 24 October 2012

Continued benefits of holding UK property in a BVI company

  • Maples and Calder
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  • British Virgin Islands, United Kingdom
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  • July 29 2014

In light of the recent changes to the tax treatment of high value residential property in the United Kingdom held by any company (see below), it is

UK property tax changes: “de-enveloping” or a use of a trust?

  • Harney Westwood & Riegels
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  • British Virgin Islands, United Kingdom
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  • January 18 2013

It has long been popular for high net-worth people who are not domiciled in the United Kingdom ("non-doms") to form an offshore company, often in the

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