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Unfair prejudice and beneficial shareholders: a confused noise
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands, United Kingdom
  • November 23 2016

While the position regarding the standing of struck off companies in BVI is relatively clear (see last year's English Commercial Court decision of


BVI releases guidance notes on CRS requirements
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands, United Kingdom
  • October 18 2016

The BVI has released guidance notes on the requirements of the Common Reporting Standards (CRS) as implemented in the British Virgin Islands. A copy


Brexit: the fall-out
  • Harney Westwood & Riegels
  • British Virgin Islands, European Union, OECD, United Kingdom
  • September 29 2016

More than two months after the United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union, predictions about what the United Kingdom's exit will look like


Inheritance Tax Changes for BVI Companies Holding UK Residential Property
  • Maples and Calder
  • British Virgin Islands, United Kingdom
  • August 31 2016

Owners of British Virgin Islands ("BVI") companies that hold UK residential property (together with other interested parties such as settlors of


Repealing of the Iran Direction in the British Virgin Islands
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands, Iran, United Kingdom
  • August 30 2016

The Financial Investigation Agency (the FIA) in the British Virgin Islands gave a direction (the BVI 2009 Direction) on 18 December 2009 under


Will the UK's Exit From the EU Impact the Cayman Islands and the BVI?
  • Maples and Calder
  • British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 24 2016

On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum where voters indicated that the country should leave the EU. The purpose of this client update is solely to


BVI Automatic Exchange of Information Registration and Reporting Deadlines
  • Maples and Calder
  • British Virgin Islands, United Kingdom
  • April 26 2016

The government of the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") has recently clarified the filing deadlines under the various automatic exchange of information


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


The UK EU Referendum and the potential implications for International Finance Centres
  • Carey Olsen
  • British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, European Union, Guernsey, Jersey, United Kingdom
  • January 7 2016

This note provides a brief summary on the potential implications for the International Finance Centres of the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman


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