Vista trusts allow BVI to slough off past and attract global businesses

Gray, Simon
January 2005
Lawyer;1/17/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p7
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the entry of international law firms in the British Virgin Islands' (BVl). The growth and development of the islands' international financial services industry has attracted new entrants such as Walkers, which established its practice in 2002, as well as leading Bermuda-based firm Conyers Dill & Pearman. In February 2005 year they were joined by Appleby Spurling Hunter, itself formed from a merger of Appleby Spurling & Kempe from Bermuda and Hunter & Hunter from Cayman. The arrival of international law firms has paralleled changes in the financial sector.


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