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BVI Companies for Initial Public Offerings

December 2013 Audrey M. Robertson

The British Virgin Islands (“BVI”) is home to over 480,000 active business companies. This article considers the benefits of using a BVI company for an initial public offering (“IPO”).

The benefit is the flexibility of our company law – the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (“BC Act”) which came into full force and effect on 1 January 2007. The BC Act is modelled on the Delaware statute but has been anglicised to take account of the fact that the BVI is a common law jurisdiction.


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Audrey M. Robertson

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