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Reverse engineering: Court of Appeal in rare reversal of findings of fact
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands
  • November 29 2018

The BVI Court of Appeal recently considered the scope of its jurisdiction to interfere with findings of fact made at first instance. This is the


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


BVI AEOI Update and Introduction of Country-by-Country Reporting
  • Maples and Calder
  • British Virgin Islands
  • October 22 2018

As part of the British Virgin Islands' ("BVI") ongoing commitment to international tax transparency pursuant to the Common Reporting Standard ("CRS")


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


The BVI Micro Business Company - supporting the little guy
  • Carey Olsen
  • British Virgin Islands
  • October 17 2018

As a leading offshore financial center and in keeping with its constant drive toward the development and implementation of robust, modern and


Receiversthe Gateway to unlocking disabled bearer shares
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands
  • October 16 2018

In the recent BVI Court of Appeal decisions of Wembley and Sutton ‘disabled’ bearer shareholders were found to have a constitutional right not to be


BVI to take ‘Goldilocks’ approach for regulating crypto assets
  • Ogier
  • British Virgin Islands
  • October 16 2018

“I would say every day I get two or three inquiries on some crypto or blockchain-related project. There is a lot of interest in all things crypto here


Clear day after Rainy Sky: the Court of Appeal decides contractual interpretation
  • Harneys
  • United Kingdom, British Virgin Islands
  • October 16 2018

In the recent case of Fairfield Greenwich v Kenneth Krys (as Liquidator), the Court of Appeal unanimously dismissed an appeal against the decision of


British Virgin Islands wills
  • Ogier
  • British Virgin Islands
  • October 15 2018

This briefing note provides an overview of the process and legal considerations for a person who is not domiciled in the British Virgin Islands to


Court appoints receiver under Arbitration Act to preserve assets pending arbitration award
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands
  • October 11 2018

A BVI court has appointed Grant Thornton as a receiver over a BVI company under Section 43 of the Arbitration Act 2013 in order to preserve the value