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The decision in Stichting Shell Pensioenfonds v Krys and another clarifies a liquidator’s authority in relation to antisuit injunctions.
Difficult questions often arise in connection with BVI companies, with regard to directors.
To facilitate reporting under and reduce the burden of compliance with FATCA Bermuda has signed a Model 2 intergovernmental agreement with the US.
The US IPO market is moving from strength to strength; 2014 year-to-date IPO activity is robust, with the largest number of offerings since 2000.
RMF Market Neutral Strategies (Master) v DD Growth Premium 2X Fund represents a victory for common sense and for the Cayman Islands funds industry.
The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (Lords Neuberger, Mance, Clarke, Collins and Sumption) has delivered an important judgment.
This publication provides a brief overview of the expected impact on entities incorporated in the Cayman Islands of FATCA.
This publication provides an overview of the impact on entities incorporated in the BVI of FATCA and equivalent rules implemented in relation to UK taxpayers.
This article explores some of the features and issues that may arise in corporate and private jet financing transactions involving the Cayman Islands.
You may be flying your personal or private jet in the US or through Europe, but registration in such jurisdictions may not be the right decision for you.
The Offshore Case Digest summarises the major commercial cases decided in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and Cayman between March and June 2014.
The government of Cayman has enacted the Directors Registration and Licensing Law 2014, which regulates directors of certain entities established in Cayman.
‘The 1958 New York Convention is the most successful, multilateral instrument in the field of international trade law,’ said Prof Pieter Sanders in April 2011.
The Cayman Islands Companies Law sets out a non-exhaustive list of what constitutes ‘establishing a place of business’ or ‘carrying on business’ in Cayman.
The Bermuda government recently approved an amendment to Bermuda’s trust legislation.
A shareholder in a BVI company seeking to bring a derivative claim in Hong Kong must first obtain the permission of the BVI court.
This case concerned a monetary award made in an arbitration before the London Court of International Arbitration.
International co-operation in cross-border insolvencies: smoothing the path for foreign liquidators in Hong Kong
A decision of the High Court of the Hong Kong SAR should make the task of liquidators of BVI, Cayman and other foreign companies more straightforward in the region.
The BVI Arbitration Act 2013 will come into force on 1 October 2014.
De-registration of Cayman Islands exempted limited partnerships being continued in a foreign jurisdiction
This memorandum has been prepared for those who are considering the process of de-registering a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership to a foreign jurisdiction.