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Bermuda’s legal framework facilitates the creation of flexible and economically viable co-investment vehicles within a stable and business-friendly jurisdiction.
Appleby has become the first offshore law firm licensed to provide offshore legal advice in mainland China where it has had a Shanghai base since 2012.
Appleby has advised mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners in providing a HKD1.8bn secured syndicated term loan and revolving credit facility to Fortune REIT.
Incorporation describes the process of forming a new legal entity (a company) that is recognised at law as a separate legal person.
Appleby has advised the mandated lead arrangers and financial advisers in relation to the $3bn privatisation of Chinese online gaming company Giant Interactive Group.
Appleby has appointed Caren Pegg, Keith Robinson, Andrew Jowett, Clive Langley, Camilla Neal, Steven Rees Davies, Juan Thornley and Anthony Williams.
Appleby has acted as Bermuda counsel to the Asia Broadcast Satellite group of companies in relation to its $470m secured loan financing from the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
Appleby has acted for Optics Valley Union Holding Company on its listing on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on 28 March 2014.
Bermuda regards itself as one of the most highly developed and sophisticated jurisdictions in which to conduct trust business.
Two Caymanian lawyers from Appleby’s Articled Clerk Programme have been admitted to the role of attorneys-at-law of the Cayman Islands.
A number of separate procedures are available to various interested parties upon the insolvency of a company in Bermuda.
Appleby has announced that its Hong Kong office received the Asia-Pacific Leisure Deal of the Year award at the 2013 Project Finance Awards.
Appleby has appointed Anne Freeman as a senior associate (solicitor, England and Wales) in its corporate and commercial team.
The Canada-BVI tax information exchange agreement (TIEA) came into force on 11 March 2014. The TIEA was signed in May 2013.
Financial institutions in Bermuda will soon be obliged to provide information to foreign tax authorities relating to the financial affairs of US and UK resident clients.
It is natural that where differences arise between joint venture parties, it is to the BVI, and its successful Commercial Court, that they head to resolve their disputes.
This guide is a summary of the law and procedures relating to limited partnerships in Guernsey.
A company’s business activities must ultimately be conducted by individuals — company directors — notwithstanding that a company has a distinct legal personality.
In this eighth edition of Offshore-i, Appleby presents its analysis of transactions data for the fourth quarter of 2013.
According to the Offshore-i report released by Appleby, quarter-by-quarter offshore deal volumes rose steadily throughout 2013.