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Cayman Islands and BVI Financial and Economic Sanctions Update
  • Maples and Calder
  • British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, China, European Union, France, Germany, Iran, Russia, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 3 2016

On 14 July 2015, the E3EU3 (China, France, Germany, Russia, UK, USA, EU) and Iran reached an agreement on a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (the


No jurisdiction for creditors who have proved elsewhere
  • Fladgate LLP
  • British Virgin Islands, United Kingdom
  • November 24 2015

In Stichting Shell Pensioenfonds v Krys 2014 UKPC 41, the Privy Council has held that where a company was being wound up in a jurisdiction where it


BVI FATCA registration and reporting deadlines extended
  • Maples and Calder
  • British Virgin Islands, United Kingdom
  • June 17 2015

The government of the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") has issued a press release advising all BVI reporting Financial Institutions that it will be


UK FATCA: ARR deadline approaching for UK resident non-domiciled individuals
  • Maples and Calder
  • British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, United Kingdom
  • May 25 2015

In November 2013 the governments of the Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") entered into intergovernmental agreements with the


Effective service of BVI and English proceedings in Russia
  • Carey Olsen
  • British Virgin Islands, Russia, United Kingdom
  • March 17 2015

Serving foreign proceedings on Russian defendants in Russia under the Hague Convention is often problematic and time-consuming. The BVI and English


Anti-suit injunctions and insolvency: a recent decision
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • British Virgin Islands, United Kingdom
  • January 27 2015

When a company is being wound up in a given jurisdiction, can an anti-suit injunction be sought against relevant creditors or members to prevent them


US FATCA registration deadline approaching: 31 December 2014
  • Maples and Calder
  • British Virgin Islands, United Kingdom, USA
  • 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
  • Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Jersey, United Kingdom, USA
  • 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
  • British Virgin Islands, United Kingdom, USA
  • 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


Continued benefits of holding UK property in a BVI company
  • Maples and Calder
  • British Virgin Islands, United Kingdom
  • 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