Practically Speaking season two - I’m a shareholder, now what?
20 Apr 2021
In this episode, Transactional Partner Rachel Graham and Director of Client Services Amy Roost outline the process of becoming a shareholder of a BVI company.
- Do your due diligence as to what your rights as a shareholder will be, BVI law is very flexible in this regard.
- Key documents will be the memorandum and articles of association.
- Decision-making for BVI companies tends to be predominantly at the board level but protections for shareholders are possible.
- Compliance and regulatory obligations with respect to information about shareholders of BVI companies, different to those in the United Kingdom.