I am a director of a BVI company, now what?
Corporate

I am a director of a BVI company, now what?

Given the sheer volume of British Virgin Islands Business Companies (BCs) in existence, there is at any given time in some part of the world a transaction involving a BC. Pursuant to the BVI Business Companies Act (the Act), the business and affairs of that BC shall be managed by or under the direction or supervision of an individual or corporate entity that consented to and was appointed to act as a director. The purpose of this note is to provide an overview of some of the salient points that should be borne in mind by a director of a BC (which is restricted herein to mean a non-regulated company limited by shares) when undertaking the decision making process.
Harneys BVI associate selected as a mentee for prestigious arbitration programme
Litigation & Insolvency

Harneys BVI associate selected as a mentee for prestigious arbitration programme

Harneys associate Romane Duncan has been selected to participate as a mentee in the 2021-2022 Young ICCA Mentoring Programme, where he will be mentored by Doak Bishop, an expert in international commercial arbitration.
Harneys dominates the BVI rankings in the Chambers 2021 Global guide, retaining Band 1 for Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds
Corporate

Harneys dominates the BVI rankings in the Chambers 2021 Global guide, retaining Band 1 for Corporate & Finance including Investment Funds

Harneys has once again secured a Band 1 ranking for its Corporate and Finance practice in the British Virgin Islands in the Chambers Global 2021 guide, with more partners in the BVI individually ranked and recommended than any other firm.
Harneys climbs the Chambers Global 2021 rankings
Corporate

Harneys climbs the Chambers Global 2021 rankings

Harneys has climbed the rankings in the Chambers Global guide, moving up to Band 2 in the Global-wide Offshore rankings. The firm has also been recognised for its Corporate and Finance, Investments Funds and Dispute Resolution practices in the British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands. Harneys also continues to be the only firm listed for its Anguilla General Business Law expertise based abroad.
Agrippa Capital triumphs in the Harneys Tech Accelerator Program

Agrippa Capital triumphs in the Harneys Tech Accelerator Program

Harneys is pleased to announce that Agrippa Capital is the successful applicant in the Harneys Tech Accelerator Program 2020/21, securing as a reward up to US$25,000 of combined legal fees from Harneys law firm and trust company services from Harneys Fiduciary. Harneys has always been committed to supporting the growth of start-ups and emerging companies, funds, and tech innovators and this program truly brought out some fascinating applications.