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8 hrs ago | JD Supra

BVI advice necessary in relation to BVI company claims: Wong v Wang

The Hong Kong Court of First Instance confirmed in its recent decision in Wong Ming Bun v Wang Ming Fan [2014] 1 HKLRD 1108 that in any claim by way of derivative action on behalf of a company incorporated in the British Virgin Islands it is mandatory to first seek the approval of the British Virgin Islands court under section 184C of the BVI ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | UPI

Buyer of Kurdish oil revealed in report

A report Tuesday says Talmay Trading of the British Virgin Islands is scheduled to take Kurdish crude oil loaded on a tanker parked off the coast of Texas.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

JD Supra

The Impact of FATCA on British Virgin Islands Funds

In March 2014, the British Virgin Islands Government announced that it had concluded negotiations with the US with respect to a Model 1B Intergovernmental Agreement with the United States .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

A Team set to - Play Mas'

The A Team is heading to British Virgin Islands next weekend to perform at the 60th Diamond Jubilee of the Emancipation Festival in Tortola.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States - 33 years later

CASTRIES, St Lucia Thirty-three years after the signing of the Treaty of Basseterre establishing the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States , the Organisation reflects on its achievements in a series of articles of which this is part one.

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Chicago Tribune

Who needs a cottage when you can buy an island?

Buck Island A compound on Buck Island, in the British Virgin Islands, is for sale for a price that's not publicly disclosed.

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Daily Mail

Caribbean sun salutations: Yoga by an infinity pool at Little Dix...

World's first driveable deckchair unveiled ... complete with ice drink machine, stereo and GPS parasol that moves with the sun 'It's designed to make you feel like a mollusc': Inside the bizarre but beautiful Mexican house built to resemble a SHELL The Downton-Sherlock-Paddington effect: Modern TV classics spark surge in Japanese visits to Britain ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Times of India

AG clears decks for Maran's prosecution in Aircel deal

After completing the investigation, and despite certain documents being denied by Malaysian authorities, CBI had informed the court in its status report that it had sufficient evidence to proceed against Maran.

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San Diego Reader

Jing and Yin guilty, Bing gone

Former Qualcomm executive vice president and president of global business operations Jing Wang pleaded guilty on Monday, July 21, to multiple charges of insider trading and money laundering.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

BlueOregon

Can LeBron James Inspire Corporate America?

Reading the business pages is depressing these days. Every time you look, there's another big company doing an "inversion" - merging with an overseas company in order to renounce its American citizenship to avoid taxes.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

JD Supra

Creating and Registering Security Interests Over Assets of a BVI Business Company

Entering into security financing transactions with BVI Business Companies is a familiar part of the global financial services landscape given the use and presences of BCs.

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Times Herald-Record

Columbus ship replicas visit Newburgh

Among the yachts and motorboats bobbing in the Hudson River at the Riverfront Marina are two pieces of history now docked at the City of Newburgh for the weekend.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

JD Supra

Export Controls in UK Offshore Centers

Many private equity and investment funds are organized as limited partnerships or companies of offshore entities.

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Sys-Con Media

Gentor Closes Sale of Oman Properties

The Purchaser is an AIM-listed mineral exploration company. The Oman Sale was effected by way of the sale by Gentor to the Purchaser of all of the outstanding shares of the British Virgin Islands company, Gentor Resources Limited .

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Modesto Bee

San Diego lawyer pleads guilty to money laundering

The charges carry a potential sentence of 23 years but under a plea agreement, prosecutors will recommend the 65-year-old lawyer serve no prison time.

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Business Journal

A new backer for another copper mine plan in Minnesota

Talon Metals Corp. is buying into a project near Tamarack in northeastern Minnesota, where developers hope to build a copper-nickel-platinum mine.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

jdsupra.com

The Many Benefits of British Virgin Islands Investment Funds

One of the main reasons the British Virgin Islands is often chosen as a jurisdiction for investment managers to set up their fund vehicles is the flexibility the legislative regime provides for structuring these funds.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

jdsupra.com

BVI Case Notes, July 2014

Recent cases before the British Virgin Islands courts include matters dealing with arbitration agreements and awards, and default judgments.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Miami Herald

Magens Bay: Pirate hangout now a beach for tourists

The 16th-century British privateer also reportedly hung out on the hillsides above Magens Bay in order to spot approaching Spanish galleons filled with gold and silver.

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Accountancy Age

Nando's accused of using offshore tax avoidance structure

A 750m trust held in the Channel Islands sits at the top of the structure, which sees the South African chain's capital flow through Malta, the Isle of Man, Guernsey, the Netherlands, Ireland, Luxembourg, Panama and the British Virgin Islands, the Guardian reported.

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