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Guide

Creation of security by a BVI company

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12 May 2020

One of the major advantages of the BVI as an international financial centre is that its legislation provides a simple, flexible and robust regime for secured financing transactions that is attractive to lenders. With the exception of shares or other securities issued by another BVI company, in most cases the assets of a BVI company will be located outside of the BVI. This guide examines the key BVI aspects of the creation by a BVI company of security over its foreign assets under foreign law.