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28 February 2015

Case Updates: Cayman and BVI

Walkers lawyers look back at some of the more interesting highlights in the Cayman Islands and Briti...

12 January 2015

The BVI and the Global Push for Tax Transparency – When Life Gives You Lemons

​With an examination of the issues surrounding the impact of the global push for tax transparency ...

14 November 2014

Privy Council Delivers Verdict on Alhamrani v Alhamrani litigation

Judgment has been handed down by the Privy Council on 10 November 2014 in the long running Alhamrani...

01 July 2014

BVI Signs Model 1B IGA for FATCA

British Virgin Islands Premier, Hon. Dr. Orlando Smith, on 30 June 2014 in Washington DC, signed the...

26 June 2014

Handle With Care - Succession Planning in the BVI

Omonike Robinson-Pickering, an Associate in Walkers’ BVI office, working in the Finance and Corpor...

26 June 2014

Judicial Assistance to Foreign Officeholders: A Comparison of the Approaches in Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands - The Hong Kong Lawyer

In a world of ever increasing globalisation, where a company’s place of incorporation, place of bu...

17 April 2014

The End of the Fairfield Sentry Redeemer Claims?

Summary On 16 April 2014 the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (which is the highest court o...

18 March 2014

The BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act 2012, The Voluntary Liquidation Process One Year On

On 15 October 2012 the BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act, 2012 (the “BC Amendment Act”) cam...

04 February 2014

The Court’s Power in Relation to the Formation and Composition of Liquidation Committees

A recent ruling (In Re Herald Fund SPC (In Official Liquidation) – FSD 27/13, Grand Court (unrepor...

30 May 2013

ESMA Approves Co-operation Agreements with the Cayman Islands, BVI and Jersey

ESMA has today announced that it has approved the cooperation agreements between the European Union ...