Our Media Center

Our Media Center provides thought leadership on every area of law to help our people and our clients keep informed of market developments and trends.

Alerts

Date Media Type Title

15 August 2014

28 July   2014

28 May   2014

19 May   2014

20 March 2014

2 February 2012

Alert No. 8 of 2014

Alert No. 7 of 2014

Alert No. 6 of 2014

Alert No. 5 of 2014

Alert No. 1 of 2014

Alert No. 2 of 2012

CORPORATE INVERSIONS THROUGH CROSS-BORDER MERGERS

NEW ARBITRATION ACT

 

NO MORE UK RE-REGISTRATION

NEW TRADE MARK FEES ON THE HORIZON

 

NEW FEES FOR PATENTS IN THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

BVI CONFIRMS FEES TO USE CERTAIN WORDS IN COMPANY NAMES

23 January 2012 AlerT No. 1 of 2012 BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS BEGINS PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON DRAFT TRADE MARKS BILL
5 October 2011 Alert No. 4 of 2011 BVI RESTRICTS THE USE OF CERTAIN WORDS IN COMPANY NAMES
19 July 2011 Alert No. 3 of 2011 REGISTRAR ISSUES POLICY STATEMENT ON SERVICE MARKS IN THE BVI
26 May 2011 Alert No. 2 of 2011 RAISING MONEY FOR THE POPE: FILM FINANCING IN THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
22 May 2011 Alert No. 1 of 2011 RECENT IMPLICATIONS FOR REVERSE TRIANGULAR MERGERS IN THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Events

Date Location Title

21 - 25 May 2016

26 – 29 June 2011

Orlando, FL

Las Vegas, NV

Join us at the 138th Annual Meeting of the International Trademarks Association

Join us at SHRM 63rd Annual Conference & Exposition

7-8 June 2011 New York, NY Join us at the 23rd Annual Corporate Counsel Conference East Coast
15-18 May 2011 San Francisco, CA Join us at the 133rd Annual Meeting of the International Trademarks Association
11-22 May 2011 Cannes, France Join us at the Cannes Film Festival in France

Guides

Date

Title

29 August 2014

20 September 2011

A GUIDE TO TAKEOVERS AND MERGERS IN THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

A GUIDE TO SHIP REGISTRATION IN THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

15 September 2011 A GUIDE TO PURCHASING PROPERTY IN THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Multimedia

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Newsroom

Date Location Title
3 November 2011 Press Release No. 7 of 2011 THORNTON SMITHS FOUNDER TO HEAD REGIONAL SUB-COMMITTEE FOR INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION
12 Septmeber 2011 Press Release No. 5 of 2011 THORNTON SMITH JOINS TOGETHER WITH THE 2ND VIRGIN ISLANDS COMPANY GIRLS BRIGADE FOR CARIBBEAN WELLNESS DAY 2011
5 September 2011 Press Release No. 4 of 2011 THORNTON SMITH HOSTS IN-HOUSE FIRST AID TRAINING WITH BVI RED CROSS
4 August 2011 Press Release No. 3 of 2011 THORNTON SMITH ADVISES ON SALE OF BVI INTERESTS IN PERUVIAN MINING JOINT VENTURE
2 May 2011 Press Release No. 2 of 2011 THORNTON SMITH IS OFFICIAL LEGAL SERVICES PROVIDER TO BVIOC
24 March 2011 Press Release No. 1 of 2011 THORNTON SMITH SUPPORTS BVI OLYMPIC COMMITTEE

 

Legislation

Date Title
23 January 2012

Trade Marks Bill, 2012 (Exposure Draft)

24 June 2011

BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 (No. 16 of 2004)

24 June 2011 Motion Picture Industry Act (Cap. 294)
24 June 2011 Telecommunications Act, 2006 (No. 10 of 2006)
24 June 2011

Telecommunications Code (Part 1) (Public Consultations and Public Hearings) Guidelines, 2010 (S.I. No. 100 of 2010)

24 June 2011

Telecommunications Code (Part 2) (Internet Traffic Exchange) Requirements, 2010 (S.I. No. 101 of 2010)

24 June 2011 Telecommunications Code (Part 3) (Quality of Service) Requirements, 2010 (S.I. No. 102 of 2010)

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