Forbes Hare Legal Update
March 2014

1 . CPR change broadens access to the BVI Commercial Court for holders of foreign judgments
2. Encouraging signs regarding enforcing arbitrations in the BVI
3. New Capital Gains Tax rules for UK non-residents
4. Disapply and Simplify - take advantage of the more flexible BVI BC Act regime
5. Protection for investors in BVI funds

6. SPAC use on the rise after period of inactivity

7. Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands sign FATCA type intergovernmental agreements with the UK
Recent Developments
Since the beginning of 2014 Forbes Hare has continued to grow across all its offices in its corporate, litigation and private client capabilities.

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Catherine Ross or Alistair Abbott

British Virgin Islands

William Hare , Jose Santos or Robert Nader

Cayman Islands

Christopher Young, Barry Smith or Marcus Parker

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