New legislation was enacted in May 2013 to further refine BVI trust law, especially the use of Private Trust Companies (PTCs) and VISTA trusts. These changes will help to ensure that BVI remains at the cutting edge of international trust planning and a...
Harneys hosted a 45-minute webinar discussion on the situation in Cyprus on Monday 25 March at 11 am GMT.
Philip G Wood QC (hon), Special Global Counsel at Allen & Overy;
Emily Yiolitis, Cyprus Managing Partner with...
A new "regulation light" fund manager regime for the BVI came into effect in December 2012. The new regime offers a welcome alternative to fund managers and advisers domiciled or doing business in the BVI who are currently otherwise required to...
This 45 minute webinar provides an overview to changes introduced by 2012 amendments to the BVI Business Companies Act.
For companies incorporated in the British Virgin Islands (the BVI), the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 provides a flexible statutory framework for corporate reconstructions and reorganisations. The second of a two-part series of webinars on this topic.
This two-part webinar series aims to provide an overview of the options for corporate reconstructions and reorganisations available under BVI law.
In this 50-minute webinar we discuss reasons for the popularity of Cypriot vehicles for cross border IPOs and listings and describe key aspects of the legislative framework which govern such transactions in Cyprus.
In this webinar we focus on the directors of BVI companies, their duties and functions under BVI law and lessons learned from recent market events in particular the drying up of traditional sources of financing and resulting insolvency situations.
Trusts can be an effective and cost efficient tool in estate planning and wealth management. In this webinar experienced trusts lawyer Henry Mander discusses best practice as it relates to the uses of BVI trusts.
BVI companies are commonly used as tax neutral vehicles for joint ventures and cross border inward and outward investments. But not everyone who uses BVI companies knows everything they should about their features and uses.