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Keep Calm and Be a (Black) Swan – Standalone injunctive relief
Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring

Keep Calm and Be a (Black) Swan – Standalone injunctive relief

The British Virgin Islands sets itself apart from other offshore and onshore centres through the speed, efficiency and flexibility with which it deals with matters, especially those arising from fraud. Absent a statutory gateway for standalone injunctive relief, the Courts in the BVI have long grappled with extending relief to an aggrieved party who has, after suffering a fraud, commenced proceedings in a foreign jurisdiction and pending judgment wished to prevent the wrongdoer from dissipating assets.
SOS Substance on Substance: Episode thirteen – What should directors and fiduciary service providers be considering?
Economic Substance

SOS Substance on Substance: Episode thirteen – What should directors and fiduciary service providers be considering?

In the thirteenth instalment of Harneys’ Substance on Substance series, Joshua Mangeot and special guest George Weston discuss BVI directors’ duties in the context of the Economic Substance (Companies and Limited Partnerships) Act 2018 (the ES Act) and provide an update on amendments to the Beneficial Ownership Secure Search System Act 2017 (the BOSS Act).
Singapore: Company continuations in and out of the BVI
Corporate

Singapore: Company continuations in and out of the BVI

The Singapore Government amended its companies legislation in October 2017 to introduce an inward re-domiciliation regime allowing foreign companies, including companies incorporated in the British Virgin Islands, to transfer their registration to Singapore. This guide provides an overview of the process and requirements for continuations and discontinuations in and out of the BVI.
Continuing obligations for Cayman Islands exempted companies
Corporate

Continuing obligations for Cayman Islands exempted companies

All exempted companies incorporated in the Cayman Islands are subject to the continuing obligations set out in the Companies Law. In addition, those companies which are regulated by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA), such as banks, mutual funds, mutual fund administrators, insurance companies, insurance managers, trust companies and others are subject to additional requirements.
Continuing obligations of a Cayman Islands Registered Mutual Fund
Investment Funds

Continuing obligations of a Cayman Islands Registered Mutual Fund

This guide sets out the continuing obligations under Cayman Islands law of an open-ended fund registered with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) under section 4(3) of the Mutual Funds Law (Mutual Funds Law).