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Investment Funds - BVI announces AIFMD Opt-In Regime

Subsequent to the announcement by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) on 19 July 2016 - summarised in our article on ESMA passporting - the BVI has published the Securities and Investment Business (AIFMD) Regulations 2016 on 29 September...

Tax and Regulatory - Cyprus Tax Rulings facilitate the automatic exchange of information

As a follow up to the October 2015 Circular 2015/13, the Cyprus tax authorities recently issued Circular 130/2016, which provides that fees will be applicable to most ruling applications submitted from 16 May 2016 onwards. Expedited requests will...

Tax and Regulatory - Cyprus as home Member State under the Transparency Directive - common pitfalls in cross-border reporting requirements

The Cyprus Transparency Directive simplified reporting and notification requirements in cross-border listing structures, and the amendments introduced to the Transparency Directive by EU Directive 2013/50/EU assisted in the convergence of the...

Property and Real Estate - Brexit and the Overseas Territories – the Cayman Islands

What impact will the UK vote to leave the EU have on the UK’s Overseas Territories? Bermuda, the BVI and the Cayman Islands are each Overseas Country and Territories of the EU (OCTs) under the Treaty of Rome and successive EC/EU treaties, by...

Tax and Regulatory - Sustainability of Offshore: using Cayman for investment into Africa

The use of offshore is an integral part of African financing. Offshore vehicles are used for a variety of structures for African financing, including bond issuances, listing, loan financing, JVs and PE structures. Investors in and out of Africa have...

BVI - TIEAs - A modern day Scylla and Charybdis?

The British Virgin Islands operates one of the most robust and accountable regulatory systems in the world. It is more compliant with global financial regulatory standards and more transparent than many G7 countries including the UK and Germany. In...

BVI - Harneys advises on USD$1.2 billion provisional liquidation related to Lavo Jato corruption scandal

OAS Group, one of Brazil’s largest engineering and construction groups, has operations throughout South and Central America. It is one of the main players implicated as a result of Operação Lavo Jato, which revealed widespread...

Litigation - Incredible Power - leave requirements in a derivative action BVI BCA 2004

Harneys recently acted for the successful claimant on an application for her costs of a discontinued strike out application which was brought by the defendants as part of an ongoing multi-jurisdictional family dispute. The claimant’s...

Restructuring and Insolvency - The Bermuda restructuring JPL: super flexible and key to monitor company-driven restructurings

In the recent Bermuda case of Up Energy Development Group Limited, the debtor Company sought to resist a creditor request to appoint Joint Provisional Liquidators (JPLs) to monitor the Company’s proposed restructuring. Up Energy Development...

Brexit Practice Group - Back to base: what does Brexit mean for UK sovereign bases in Cyprus?

Although they are often grouped with the other 13 British Overseas Territories, the sovereign bases of Akrotiri and Dhekelia in Cyprus merit separate analysis in view of Brexit, especially since the east Bases – specifically the corridor that...

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