British Virgin Islands : News

27 July 2021

Appeals to the Privy Council: 21 days does not mean 21 days and 13 hours

On 12 July 2021, the Court of Appeal of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (the "Court of Appeal") ...

22 July 2021

Walkers' Global Private Client & Trusts Group Highly Ranked in 2021 Chambers HNW Guide

Walkers' Global Private Capital & Trusts ("PC&T") Group has seen promotions in the influential Chamb...

15 July 2021

Major Amendments to BVI's Trusts Laws

The Trustee (Amendment) Act, 2021 came into force on 9 July 2021 introducing a range of important ne...

07 July 2021

Walkers The Only Offshore Finalist For STEP International Award in Large Firm Class

Walkers is the only offshore law firm to be listed as a finalist for the prestigious STEP Internatio...

25 June 2021

Filling the Void on the Death of a Sole Shareholder/Director

It is not unusual for a BVI company to have a single shareholder and a single director. It is not un...

24 May 2021

Walkers Retains Top Tier Listing for International Private Capital & Trusts Expertise

Walkers has been recognised as a top tier offshore firm for Private Capital & Trusts advice by epriv...

14 May 2021

Walkers BVI Boosts Funds Practice with Hire of Senior Counsel Paul Waldron

Walkers is pleased to announce that Paul Waldron has re-joined the BVI office as a senior counsel in...

12 April 2021

Mergers and acquisitions involving a BVI regulated entity: navigating the BVI regulatory landscape

Recent years have seen a trend towards consolidation in the financial services industry; the BVI is ...

18 March 2021

Walkers contributes six chapters to Chambers FinTech Practice Guide 2021

Walkers has provided six chapters to Chambers and Partners FinTech Practice Guide 2021.The guides pr...

18 March 2021

Chambers Global Practice Guide 2021: Fintech – BVI: Law and Practice

Partners Lucy Frew and Sara Hall, and senior counsel Lodewijk van Setten have authored the BVI Law a...