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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


UK property tax changes: “de-enveloping” or a use of a trust?
  • Harney Westwood & Riegels
  • British Virgin Islands, United Kingdom
  • 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


Enforcing orders made in foreign insolvency proceedings
  • Harney Westwood & Riegels
  • British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, United Kingdom
  • 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


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


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


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


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 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


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