Top Ten Questions When Entering Into a BVI Joint Venture

The British Virgin Islands is an ideal home jurisdiction for establishing joint ventures because of the variety of structures available under its laws. The Territory is known for a relentless pursuit of refining and advancing its financial services legal structures … Read more

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MAGNUM & NITEROI v. The A.G. Presentation

LANDMARK DEVELOPMENTS IN BVI’S PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION LAW PLEASE JOIN O’NEALWEBSTER ON THURSDAY, 15 NOVEMBER 2018 AT THE MOORINGS CONFERENCE ROOM, TORTOLA FROM 2:30 TO 4:30 P.M. SPEAKER: PAUL B.DENNIS, Q.C., SENIOR PARTNER LEARN ABOUT THE NEW DEVELOPMENTS … Read more

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BVI Companies and their Registered Agents: A critical relationship

A sometimes overlooked, yet critical, aspect of a British Virgin Islands (BVI) company is the role of its registered agent. Only a registered agent can incorporate a BVI company, and they are essential in its ongoing maintenance. Registered agents are … Read more

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Privy Council Hands Down Judgment in BVI Shareholder Rights

The Privy Council has recently handed down the judgment in Staray Capital Limited and another v Cha Yang [2017] UKPC 43, concerning the circumstances in which majority shareholder decisions to amend the Memorandum & Articles of Association (M&A) of a British … Read more

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British Virgin Islands gains ranking in the global cryptocurrency and ICO market

The cryptocurrency craze is growing with no end in sight despite pushback from some countries, financial institutions, and global corporate giants. For the first six months of 2018, the United States, as the largest cryptocurrency market in the world, had … Read more

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BVI Positioning for International, Direct Investment

A One Stop Shop Solution for Investors The BVI is already the world’s leading jurisdiction for company incorporations, home to over 350,000 registered international business companies (IBCs) that carry on businesses as diverse as green technology, mobile device cases, Styrofoam … Read more

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O’Neal Webster Expands Presence to US with New York City Office

October 9, 2018 – TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands – O’Neal Webster is pleased to announce its expansion to New York City, New York, being the first British Virgin Islands law firm to stake a physical presence in the city. Headquartered … Read more

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O’Neal Webster Attorneys Recognized for Six Consecutive Years on IFC Powerwomen Top 200 List

October 5, 2018 – TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands – The prestigious International Finance Center (IFC) Citywealth Powerwomen Top 200 List has been released for 2018, recognizing successful professionals in the global private wealth industry. O’Neal Webster’s Managing Partner Vanessa King … Read more

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HELP FOR CHILDREN BVI AWARDS INAUGURAL GRANTS TO THREE LOCAL COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

Efforts Led by Founding HFC BVI Benefactors From the Investment Community Helping to Protect and Heal Local Children Tortola, BVI, 29 August, 2018 – The British Virgin Islands affiliate of Help For Children (HFC), a global foundation supported by Hedge Funds … Read more

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O’Neal Webster (UK) Moves to 2 John Street, London

O’Neal Webster is pleased to announce that the firm’s UK office has moved its quarters to: 2 John Street London WC1N 2ES “Our new London offices afford a lovely and spacious work environment,” says Chris McKenzie, lead UK partner and head … Read more

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O’Neal Webster scores landmark win for BVI companies’ right to privacy and confidentiality of information

TORTOLA, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, 26 July 2018 —The BVI High Court handed down its much-anticipated decision in the case of Magnum Investment Trading Corporation & Niteroi Limited v. The AG of the Virgin Islands on Thursday, 19 July 2018. The … Read more

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Christopher McKenzie earns ranking in Chambers and Partners HNW expert guide, 2018

O’Neal Webster is pleased to announce that Partner Christopher McKenzie, head of the firm’s London office and its Trusts & Estates Department, has been ranked in Chambers and Partners’ 2018 high net worth expert guide, Chambers HNW, for offshore trusts in the … Read more

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BVI Takes Lead in Establishing Simple, Transparent, and Inexpensive Incorporation for Microbusinesses Around the World

Microbusinesses are a growing, vibrant, and profitable economic segment throughout the world. Such enterprises provide flexibility for individuals to operate on their terms, according to their skills and passions. Microbusinesses generally are defined by modest annual sales and asset values … Read more

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Cryptocurrency: Issues for Hedge Fund and Investment Professionals

Many investors have cryptocurrency on the brain, but how are hedge fund and investment professionals viewing this trend? Learn from an experienced panel of professionals as they discuss financial transactions, regulated environments, and issues specific to investment structures in this … Read more

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Guide to Property Purchases in the British Virgin Islands

The recipe for finding your dream property in the British Virgin Islands includes a dash of local knowledge, an adequate measure of adventure, a quantity of trusted counsel, and an appetite for delight! While almost any property in the BVI … Read more

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O’Neal Webster Expands Litigation Capabilities, Adding BVI Attorney Asha Johnson-Willins

27 February 2018 – Road Town, Tortola – Law firm O’Neal Webster announces that BVI attorney Asha Johnson-Willins has joined the firm as a senior associate. Johnson-Willins brings over 14 years’ experience in advocacy, trials, and company law to O’Neal … Read more

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BVI team 54Strong competes in Miami Marathon to benefit local charities

Feb. 15, 2018 – Tortola, British Virgin Islands – On a cool, rain-soaked Sunday morning dawn in late January, O’Neal Webster’s Managing Partner Vanessa King stepped to the starting line alongside the British Virgin Islands team “54Strong” and 23,000 other … Read more

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British Virgin Islands’ New Limited Partnership Act Offers Significant Changes

Best-known for its stunning natural beauty—jewel-colored waters, soft sandy beaches, and lush mountain ridges—the British Virgin Islands also excels among her peers in the international financial services industry. Notably, the Territory is relentless in its pursuit of refining and advancing … Read more

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O’Neal Webster Announces New Managing Partner, Vanessa King

Feb. 5, 2018 –TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands – O’Neal Webster is pleased to announce that Vanessa King, corporate, commercial, and trusts and estates attorney, stepped into the managing partner role for the law firm as of Feb. 1, 2018. King … Read more

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BVI Students Receive Donated Copies of “Secret Code: British Virgin Islands”

TORTOLA. December 2017 – O’Neal Webster congratulates Mitsy J. Ellis-Simpson on the recent publication of her book, Secret Code: British Virgin Islands and her successful campaign to raise funds which put 658 copies in the hands of students and school resource … Read more

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