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17 February 2020

Walkers #1 in Chambers for Most Ranked Offshore Practice Areas

Walkers maintains its stance as the go-to offshore law firm in the 2020 Chambers and Partners' Globa...

13 February 2020

BVI: Introduction of Registration Regime for Closed-Ended Funds - Summary

On 31 December 2019, the British Virgin Islands government enacted the Securities and Investment Bus...

13 February 2020

BVI: Introduction of Registration Regime for Closed-Ended Funds

On 31 December 2019, the British Virgin Islands government enacted the Securities and Investment Bus...

17 January 2020

(Cayman) A Guide to Taking Security over Capital Call Rights

The use of Cayman Islands exempted limited partnerships is commonplace in the private equity context...

17 January 2020

(Cayman) Registration of Security Granted by a Cayman Islands Exempted Company

There is no general central public registry or statutory priority regime in relation to charges crea...

17 January 2020

(Global) Foundation Regimes in the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey

The 2017/2018 financial year saw the Cayman Islands join various other jurisdictions within the inte...

12 January 2020

(BVI) Statutory Mergers

Walkers is interested to note that businesses have been increasingly taking advantage of the statuto...

12 January 2020

(BVI) (Cayman) Statutory Records

The decision as to where to incorporate an offshore company can only be made based on the specific f...

12 January 2020

(BVI) BVI Business Companies

This note describes certain features of a BVI Business Company (a "Company" or "Companies") incorpor...

12 January 2020

(BVI) Duties and Liabilities of Directors of BVI Companies

This memorandum provides a summary of the duties and liabilities of directors of companies incorpora...