Clear all

Refine your search

31 results found

Article
Ask Lexy

O'Neal Webster | British Virgin Islands | 21 Oct 2014

VISTA trusts 10 years on – your questions answered: part 2

In part 2 of this article, Chris McKenzie of O'Neal Webster, who chaired the STEP committee the proposals of which led to the enactment of VISTA…
Article
Ask Lexy

O'Neal Webster | British Virgin Islands | 30 Sep 2014

VISTA trusts 10 years on – your questions answered: part 1

The Virgin Islands Special Trusts Act, 2003 came into force just over a decade ago - on 1 March 2004. It creates an alternative, opt-in, trust regime…
Article
Ask Lexy

O'Neal Webster | British Virgin Islands | 23 Sep 2014

BVI Arbitration Act effective from 1st October, 2014

In the last 30 years the British Virgin Islands (“BVI”) has evolved into a thriving commercial centre where substantial commercial disputes are…
Article
Ask Lexy

O'Neal Webster | British Virgin Islands | 3 Mar 2014

An overview of trust law & trustee services in the British Virgin Islands

In addition to being the world’s leading international finance centre in which to set up companies, the British Virgin Islands (‘BVI’) is now…
Article
Ask Lexy

O'Neal Webster | British Virgin Islands | 28 Feb 2014

The modern approach : BVI passes new Arbitration Act

In the last 30 years the British Virgin Islands ("BVI") has evolved into a thriving commercial centre where substantial commercial disputes are…
Article
Ask Lexy

O'Neal Webster | British Virgin Islands | 14 Feb 2014

The appointment of personal representatives in intestate estates

It is clear that the vast majority of BVI companies are owned by persons who are not domiciled in the BVI. When those persons pass away, the shares…
Article
Ask Lexy

O'Neal Webster | British Virgin Islands | 30 Jan 2014

The BVI - emerging as a leading intellectual property center

A new day is on the horizon for the British Virgin Islands intellectual property industry with the enactment of the new trade mark legislation. A…
Article
Ask Lexy

O'Neal Webster | British Virgin Islands | 21 Jan 2014

BVI extends scope of Approved Manager regime to include managing non-BVI funds

On December 10, 2012 the Investment Business (Approved Managers) Regulations, 2012 came into force. These regulations ushered in the concept of an…
Article
Ask Lexy

O'Neal Webster | British Virgin Islands | 27 Aug 2013

No BVI law of double derivatives

On August 8, 2013 the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Appellate Division issued its ruling in Microsoft Corporation v Vadem Ltd. In doing so, the…
Article
Ask Lexy

O'Neal Webster | British Virgin Islands | 19 Jul 2013

Significant amendments to VISTA and other BVI trust and estate legislation

We are pleased to advise that, with effect from 15 May 2013, some important changes were made to the Virgin Islands Special Trusts Act (VISTA), the…
Previous page 1 2 3 4