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This memorandum outlines the steps necessary under the Companies Act 1981 of Bermuda for a company incorporated outside of Bermuda to continue into Bermuda as a Bermuda-exempted company.
This memorandum has been prepared for the assistance of those who are considering the merger or amalgamation of a foreign corporation with a Bermuda exempted company.
Conyers Dill & Pearman acted as BVI counsel to Fountain Vest Partners (Asia) Limited on the $64m (£40.5) acquisition of LJ International Inc by way of merger.
The UK Privy Council, the highest court for the BVI, has agreed to hear a further appeal that will provide final determination concerning the validity of the Sentry redemptions.
As part of the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act, the US government enacted the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) in 2010.
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority has entered into co-operation arrangements with the securities regulators of 25 European countries.
The Bermuda Monetary Authority has entered into co-operation arrangements with securities regulators from 26 EU member states.
Bermuda-registered vessels will not be ’targeted’ for inspection by the US Coast Guard’s Port State Control Authorities going forward.
Conyers Dill & Pearman has released the fourth issue of its Jurisdiction Update, covering Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands and Mauritius.
The Financial Services Commission of the BVI has entered into co-operation arrangements with the securities regulators of 25 European countries.
This memorandum has been prepared for the assistance of those who are considering the formation of a private trust company in the Cayman Islands.
Temporary aircraft registration certificates to be issued by the Bermuda Department of Civil Aviation
The Conyers team has worked closely with the BDCA to address the ongoing needs of its clients.
Bermuda companies listed on appointed stock exchanges are no longer required to file prospectuses in Bermuda.
This article considers the nature and implications of the BVI’s commitment to FATCA.
Cayman Islands Court of Appeal finds jurisdiction to grant freestanding Mareva relief against a non-party
The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has jurisdiction to grant freestanding Mareva relief against a non-party.
The Offshore Case Digest is intended to give the reader a high-level summary of the major commercial cases decided in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands in the first quarter of 2013.
AIFMD update — Bermuda, BVI, Cayman Islands and Mauritius: approval of third country co-operation arrangements with ESMA
The ESMA has approved co-operation arrangements between Bermuda, the BVI, the Cayman Islands and Mauritius and the securities regulators responsible for the supervision of AIFs.
It would be rare for BVI law to be the governing law of transaction documents, other than in respect of security over shares in a BVI company or other BVI assets, when BVI law security would usually be taken.
Dubai is the choice of investors seeking to do business in the African continent, with COMESA member Mauritius increasingly serving as the bridge.
Justice Bannister has given a clear indication of the approach that the BVI Commercial Court will take to forum challenges in the context of claims for unfair prejudice under section 184I of the BCA 2004.