Harneys

Follow

Shares and distributions under the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004

February 20 2009 Under the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (as amended, the Companies Act) there is no requirement for a company to have a stated authorised share capital.

Types of companies under the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004

February 20 2009 The BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (as amended, the Companies Act) offers a wide choice of corporate vehicles.

Grants ad colligenda bona – securing estate assets at risk pending administration

December 6 2011 When the assets of an estate are endangered by delay in its administration, the court has a general power to make a limited grant of administration in order to preserve assets of the deceased within the jurisdiction without waiting until those entitled to a grant have applied.

A comparison of Cayman and US funds

February 10 2017 It's a frequently asked question, particularly with start-up and emerging managers...

Anti-money laundering and fraud in the British Virgin Islands

January 7 2019 A structured guide to anti-money laundering and fraud in the British Virgin Islands

A general introduction to the regulation of virtual currencies in Cayman Islands

September 3 2021 This article reviews the need-to-know features of the legal and regulatory frameworks governing virtual currencies in Cayman Islands, with particular regard to applicable securities and banking laws.

A general introduction to the regulation of virtual currencies in Cayman Islands

September 7 2020 This article reviews the need-to-know features of the legal and regulatory frameworks governing virtual currencies in Cayman Islands, with particular regard to applicable securities and banking laws.

In review: court procedure in British Virgin Islands

February 11 2020 A general introduction to court procedure in British Virgin Islands, including key considerations surrounding time frames, representation in proceedings, access to court files and much more.

Spotlight: alternatives to litigation in British Virgin Islands

February 11 2020 A general introduction to alternative dispute resolution methods in British Virgin Islands, covering key considerations surrounding arbitration, mediation and other mechanisms.

Responding to complex commercial claims in British Virgin Islands

October 29 2019 This article provides an overview of key considerations for defendants in complex commercial litigation in British Virgin Islands.