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Procedures for recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in the British Virgin Islands

British Virgin Islands, Global - September 10 2018 A structured guide to the procedures for recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in the British Virgin Islands

Types of companies under the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004

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

A comparison of Cayman and US funds

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

Notes from smaller islands: 2016 BVI review and 2017 outlook

British Virgin Islands - January 23 2017 2016 was the year of Donald Trump, Brexit and extensive overtime for celebrity obituary writers. The 2016 Atlantic hurricane season was equally

Anti-money laundering and fraud in the British Virgin Islands

British Virgin Islands, Global - April 23 2018 A structured guide to anti-money laundering and fraud in the British Virgin Islands

Privy Council to clarify application of forum non conveniens principles in the BVI

United Kingdom - November 14 2018 The Court of Appeal has granted JSC MCC Eurochem and Eurochem Trading GmbH leave to appeal the Court’s own decision in which it applied the principles

Reverse Engineering: BVI Court of Appeal in Rare Reversal of Findings of Fact

Canada - November 14 2018 In the recent decision of Alexander Pleshakov v Sky Stream Corporation and Others (Pleshakov), the BVI Court of Appeal considered the scope of its

Are you wearing the right hat? Directors' duties revisited by Court of Appeal

British Virgin Islands - October 25 2018 The Court of Appeal judgment in Antow Holdings Limited v Best Nation Investments Limited continues the development of the law regarding BVI directors'

Stranger Danger: Injunction permitted against persons unknown

United Kingdom - October 23 2018 In the recent decision of Vastint Leeds BV (a company incorporated under the laws of the Netherlands) v Persons Unknown, the High Court in England has

Think before you blink: court halts cross-border requests without consideration

British Virgin Islands - October 18 2018 The BVI courts have again stepped in to ensure that proper thought and process is applied to requests made by foreign governmental bodies. In the