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Harney Westwood & Riegels: British Virgin Islands Commercial Law 4th ed

Edited by: Colin Riegels, Ian Mann

ISBN13: 9789626619766
Previous Edition ISBN: 9789626615294
Published: July 2018
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Hong Kong
Country of Publication: Hong Kong
Format: Hardback
Price: £493.71

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British Virgin Islands Commercial Law is the only publication that focuses exclusively on the British Virgin Islands.

The book provides a deep analytical view of the offshore jurisdiction’s legal landscape as it relates to companies, partnerships, credit and security, mutual funds, insolvency, dispute resolution, taxation, trusts and more.

This new edition continues to follow the major changes which have occurred as a result of the BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Acts of 2015 and 2016 which are now in force along with the new BVI Business Companies Regulations.

The examination of these major changes and incorporation of new legal developments, plus the inclusion of a brand new chapter on BVI Insurance Law makes this edition a must-have for anyone with interests in BVI law and practice.

Approximately 40% of the content has been updated from the previous edition - Keeping you abreast of one of the world’s fastest developing jurisdictions, including:-

  • Review and analysis of the new BVI laws and regulations on the companies and financial regimes
  • Analysis of key appellate court decisions
  • Examination of the new regulatory guidance provided by the BVI Financial Services Commission regarding money services
  • A brand new chapter on BVI Insurance Law
  • Review of the recent changes to the BVI Business Companies Act
  • Analysis of the new Limited Partnership Act
  • Examination of the BVI’s new beneficial ownership regime

  • Subjects:
    Commercial Law, Other Jurisdictions , Banking and Finance, Caribbean
    Chapter 1: Introduction to BVI law and its development
    Chapter 2: Company lawChapter 3: Credit and security
    Chapter 4: Law of property
    Chapter 5: Financial services law
    Chapter 6: Investment funds
    Chapter 7: Insolvency law
    Chapter 8: Dispute resolution
    Chapter 9: Trusts
    Chapter 10: Partnership law
    Chapter 11: Banking law
    Chapter 12: Tax and tax information exchange agreements
    Chapter 13: Confidentiality
    Chapter 14: Anti-Money Laundering
    Chapter 15: Insurance Law