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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


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


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


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


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 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


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


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


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