BVI Finance Welcomes Positive Response to Exchange of Notes on Beneficial Ownership from UK Government

Friday, 28 June 2019 - 1:27pm

BVI Finance welcomes positive comments made by the UK Home Secretary reflecting the level of cooperation between UK and BVI law enforcement authorities, following a review into the implementation of the Exchange of Notes (EoN) on Beneficial Ownership information, 18 months after its initial introduction.

BVI Finance Commends Rise in “Quality Business” in 2018 After Strong Year of Incorporations

Friday, 31 May 2019 - 2:04pm

The size and scale of deals facilitated by the British Virgin Islands’ international business and financial centre has increased both in value and quality as the BVI reports its strongest incorporation numbers in three years.

BVI Finance Hosts Private Sector Sessions On Economic Substance Code In BVI, Hong Kong And London

Thursday, 2 May 2019 - 10:40am

BVI Finance is hosting education sessions for the private sector in Hong Kong and London, as well as in the BVI, following the publication of the draft Economic Substance Code by the International Tax Authority (ITA).

New Government Shares Vision With Financial Services Industry

Friday, 22 March 2019 - 5:25pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie shared his Government’s vision when he met with officials from the BVI’s financial services industry at the BVI Finance Breakfast Forum yesterday, March 21.

Open Conversation On Rising Insurance Premiums In The BVI

Thursday, 21 March 2019 - 3:29pm

“Seek First to Understand, then be Understood” – the key quote which has driven MONEY MATTERS BVI (the financial literacy program at the BVI Financial Services Commission (BVI FSC)) to try to help residents become more informed consumers when it comes to insurance products - this time, through a Forum on Rising Insurance Premiums scheduled for 28 March 2019 from 6:15 – 8:00 p.m. at the BVI FSC Training Centre, Pasea Estate, Tortola.

BVI Finance Welcomes EU Decision Not To Include BVI On List Of Non-Cooperative Jurisdictions

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 - 4:06pm

BVI Finance today welcomed the European Union’s recognition of the BVI as a cooperative jurisdiction as it has delivered on its commitment relating to economic substance as defined by the EU.

BVI Limited Partnership Formations Increase 200% Quarter-On-Quarter

Friday, 22 February 2019 - 5:06pm

The number of businesses and individuals registering Limited Partnerships in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) increased by 200% between Q2 and Q3 2018, as the Territory’s new partnership provisions came into full effect.

Mrs. Lorna Smith OBE Steps Down As Interim Executive Director

Friday, 15 February 2019 - 11:31am

Chairman of BVI Finance Robert Briant has paid tribute to the outgoing head of BVI Finance Mrs. Lorna Smith, OBE following her “immense contribution” to the jurisdiction’s financial services sector over the years.

BVI’s Maritime Industry To Receive Further Exposure At Boat Show

Tuesday, 30 October 2018 - 12:59pm

The Virgin Islands’ advantage for ship registration will be emphasised at the 59th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show from October 31 through November 4.

Proposed Trade Mission To Africa Postponed

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 - 11:02am

The proposed trade mission to visit Africa in November by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE and a team from BVI Finance has been postponed until early next year.

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