Firm: O'Neal Webster
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O'Neal Webster | July 2022
British Virgin Islands

O’Neal Webster was pleased to act for Kalo in the British Virgin Islands aspects of the transaction of its successful sale to Interpath, the international advisory firm which launched in 2021 following a buyout of KPMG’s UK restructuring practice ...

O'Neal Webster | May 2022
British Virgin Islands

O’Neal Webster has advised on the formation or conversion of multiple open-ended British Virgin Islands investment funds in the first two quarters of 2022, whether as incubator, approved, or professional funds. And, a mix of funds structured as segregated portfolio entities is again on the rise. The firm has also advised on several approved manager applications for clients primarily based in North America and Asia ...

O'Neal Webster | July 2021
British Virgin Islands

O’Neal Webster advised Fredonia Management Limited on the listing of its gold and silver exploration business on the Toronto Venture Exchange by way of a three-cornered BVI statutory merger. O’Neal Webster acted as British Virgin Islands counsel to Fredonia Management Limited (Fredonia Management) in its three-cornered statutory merger with Fredonia Mining Corp., a BVI incorporated subsidiary of Fredonia Mining Inc ...

O'Neal Webster | May 2021
British Virgin Islands

The O’Neal Webster legal team of Paul Dennis, Q.C. and Nadine Whyte Laing successfully defended the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank against claims in excess of US $200m in total, brought by the depositors of two Anguillian “offshore” banks, National Bank of Anguilla (Private Banking and Trust) Limited and Caribbean Commercial Investment Bank Limited ...

O'Neal Webster | April 2021
British Virgin Islands

O’Neal Webster is pleased to be recognized by peers in the BVI financial services industry, receiving the 2020 Financial Services Award for exhibiting the “Best Corporate Social Responsibility.” Presented by BVI Finance, the elaborate virtual celebration, broadcast locally and on the BVI Finance Facebook page, was held on March 28, 2021 to honor all award recipients ...

O'Neal Webster | July 2020
British Virgin Islands

O'Neal Webster advised The Bank of Nova Scotia, a leading bank in Canada and leading financial services provider in the Americas, on the sale of its British Virgin Islands operations to Republic Financial Holdings Limited ...

O'Neal Webster | May 2020
British Virgin Islands

O’Neal Webster has advised on a JPY 3.8 billion British Virgin Islands plan of arrangement which was recently approved by the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (British Virgin Islands) on April 6, 2020. Articles of arrangement were subsequently filed with the BVI Registry of Corporate Affairs, giving effect to the plan of arrangement. The deal is the most recent BVI approved plan of arrangement and one of only a handful ever approved in the BVI ...

O'Neal Webster | February 2020
British Virgin Islands

STEP, the global professional body of trust and estate professional advisors, has announced that O’Neal Webster Managing Partner Vanessa King has been elected to chair the STEP Caribbean and Latin America Region Committee for a three-year term. Ms. King (British Virgin Islands) assumes the leadership role from outgoing chair Ivan Hooper of Uruguay, and is joined on the executive council by newly elected Deputy Chair Natalie Glitzenhirn-Augustin (St. Lucia) and Secretary Rosa Restrepo (Panama) ...

O'Neal Webster | February 2019
British Virgin Islands

O’Neal Webster announces the expansion of its litigation team with the addition of Dan Wise, formerly Head of Litigation at Martin Kenney & Company, who joins as a partner in the firm’s Tortola office. Mr. Wise specializes in complex, cross border commercial litigation and is admitted to practice in England and Wales, the British Virgin Islands, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines ...

O'Neal Webster | January 2019
British Virgin Islands

TORTOLA, January 17, 2019 – British Virgin Islands-based law firm O’Neal Webster has appointed Naiyada Henry-Callwood to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Reporting to Managing Partner Vanessa King, Ms. Henry-Callwood will be responsible for the oversight of the group’s operations and strategy across its three offices in Road Town, London, and New York. “Naiyada has been a tremendous asset as our Financial Controller during the past four years,” says Ms. King ...

O'Neal Webster | October 2018
British Virgin Islands

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 in Tortola, the firm also staffs an office in London, UK. Former O’Neal Webster Managing Partner Kerry Anderson, head of the firm’s Investment Funds and Regulatory Department, leads the newly established New York office. Serving both U.S ...

O'Neal Webster | February 2018
British Virgin Islands

27 February 2018 – Road Town, Tortola – Law firm O’Neal Webster announces that British Virgin Islands 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 Webster’s litigation, corporate, and property and business practices ...

O'Neal Webster | February 2018
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 runners who had gathered in Miami to compete in the city’s annual signature event, the Miami Marathon and Half-Marathon race. King and her teammates were running to raise much-needed funds for local BVI charities following the devastation left behind by hurricanes Irma and Maria ...

O'Neal Webster | February 2018
British Virgin Islands

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 rotates in for long-time managing partner and investment funds and regulatory attorney Kerry Anderson who served as O’Neal Webster’s managing partner since 2009. The leadership rotation was unanimously approved by the partnership ...

O'Neal Webster | November 2017
British Virgin Islands

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, 28 November 2017 — O’Neal Webster is pleased to report that the Eastern Caribbean Court has adopted new, comprehensive, non-contentious probate rules for the British Virgin Islands. The new rules, which came into force on 1 November 2017, replace decades-old rules that did not keep pace with the BVI’s growing reputation as a major financial centre and address important provisions which were absent ...

O'Neal Webster | January 2017
British Virgin Islands

TORTOLA – Jan. 26, 2017 – O’Neal Webster announces that Partner Vanessa King has been elected Deputy Chair of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners’ (STEP) Caribbean and Latin America Region. She joins Chair Ivan Hooper of Uruguay, Secretary Natalie Glitzenhirn-Augustin of Saint Lucia, and 17 regional committee members in representing the interests and concerns of the region’s approximately 2,000 members across 16 branches and chapters. Ms ...

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