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5 Jun 2018

The British Virgin Islands ("BVI") is a well-established jurisdiction of choice for international businesses, and has long provided innovative legal structures for cross border trading and investment activity.

The jurisdiction has now sought to enhance its reputation as a cost-effective provider of legal structures with the new Micro Business Companies Act 2017 (the "Act") which came into force on 4 June 2018.

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31 May 2018

Maples and Calder has been recognised for their recent Cayman Islands and Irish legal advice to Ocean Rig UDW and three of its subsidiaries on the successful restructuring of US$3.7 billion of financial indebtedness. The complex and cutting edge restructuring, which is the largest ever Cayman Islands cross border debt restructuring, secured the firm "Restructuring of the Year ($1B - $5B)" and "Energy Deal of the Year" at the 10th Annual M&A Advisor Awards.

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30 May 2018

Pursuant to an industry advisory dated 29 May 2018, the Department for International Tax Cooperation has made announcements with respect to the availability of the AEOI Portal over the coming months and with respect to a soft extension for completion of filing requirements.

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25 May 2018

Matthew Gilbert, Greg Knowles and Richard May provide an overview of key steps, legal issues, risks and liabilities and market practices involved in the initial public offering process in the British Virgin Islands. Their contribution formed part of the second edition of Global Legal Insights: Initial Public Offerings 2018, published by Global Legal Group, which covers the initial public offerings process in 28 jurisdictions.

This article first appeared in the Global Legal Insights Initial Public Offerings 2018 published by Global Legal Group in May 2018.

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25 May 2018

Suzanne Correy and Daniel Lee provide an overview of key steps, legal issues, risks and liabilities and market practices involved in the initial public offering process in the Cayman Islands. Their contribution formed part of the second edition of Global Legal Insights: Initial Public Offerings 2018, published by Global Legal Group, which covers the initial public offerings process in 28 jurisdictions.

This article first appeared in the Global Legal Insights Initial Public Offerings 2018 published by Global Legal Group in May 2018.

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