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Legal analysis by Harneys lawyers

Cayman Islands - Cayman Islands' Approved Stock Exchange Regime

Head of Compliance Kate Taft examines the Cayman Islands' approved stock exchange regime in this article which appeared in the Q3 edition of Cayman Financial Review.

BVI - Issue of Priority and Statutory Ship Mortgages in the BVI

Harneys Associate Kisha Frett explains the issue of priority and statutory ship mortgages in the British Virgin Islands in this article.

Legal Updates

Developments in law or practice in our jurisdictions

13 August 2014 - EU implements new sanctions on Ukraine and Russia

As the crisis over Ukrainian sovereignty has deepened, notably following the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, the EU has sought to increase punitive measures on rebel groups within Ukraine and targets within Russia. The recent key measures increase...

29 July 2014 - BVI advice necessary in relation to BVI company claims: Wong v Wang

The Hong Kong Court of First Instance confirmed in its recent decision in Wong Ming Bun v Wang Ming Fan [2014] 1 HKLRD 1108 that in any claim by way of derivative action on behalf of a company incorporated in the British Virgin Islands it is mandatory to...


Reference materials detailing key laws

BVI - Using BVI Companies for International Listings

Partner Rachel Graham examines how to use BVI Companies for international listings in this guide.

BVI - The Impact of FATCA on BVI Funds

Harneys Partners Ross Munro, Jonathan Culshaw and Philip Graham have prepared this guide to FATCA's impact on BVI funds.


In depth online seminars available by registration

Tax and Regulatory - Recorded: Ukraine, Russia and the impact of sanctions

Harneys presented a live webinar on Tuesday 11 March 2014 on latest developments concerning economic and other sanctions against Ukraine and Russia.

Cyprus - Webinar available: How AIFMD Impacts Cyprus Funds

Harneys Consultant Konstantinos Kaniouras guides you through the impact of AIFMD on Cyprus funds, in this webinar recorded in February 2014. It is designed for Cyprus fund managers, custodians and fund administrators as well as AIF service providers...