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 JANUARY 2017

 Brunei International Business Companies (IBC) is winding down

 Brunei International Business Companies (IBC) and the Brunei Offshore Companies related landscape is winding down and is projected to be fully closed by the 24th December 2017.

 This means that IBCs are, to either migrate to another jurisdiction or wind-up. Most of the work for migration, if not all, for the simple IBC can be done by their respective Registered Agents without the need for
 lawyers.

 However, please note that there are certain instances where a Brunei lawyer needs to be appointed, such as in circumstances where court orders need to be obtained. We will be able to advise IBCs and RAs on
 any matters relating to the winding-up and migration of IBCs out of the Brunei Offshore jurisdiction including companies that has already been struck out. Attached is a notice of the closing issued by the
 AMBD dated 22nd December 2016.



 November 2016 Robin Cheok attended Handling Financial Experts in Court

 

 Robin Cheok was one of the five lawyers from Brunei who attended and passed the two days course last November 2016 on Handling Financial Experts in Court organized by the Bar Council Training Committee
 of Malaysia.

 The Course was attended by more that 24 lawyers including very senior lawyers from as far as Africa. Conducting the course were litigators with enormous experience including Russell Coleman, SC (Hong Kong),
 Anna Anandale SC (South Africa), David Unterhalter SC (South Africa), Claire Blanchard QC (United Kingdom), Sharise Weiner J (South Africa), Matthew Howard SC and YA Dato’ Mary Lim Thiam Suan, judge of
 the Court of Appeal in Malaysia.

 

 

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