BVI Commercial Court Welcomes New Judge

Thursday, 9 June 2016 - 3:30pm

On 13 June, 2016, the Honourable Sir Bernard Eder, Q.C. will succeed Justice Samuel Sher, Q.C. as High Court Judge of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court’s Commercial Division located in the British Virgin Islands.

BVI Advocates For More UK Engagement With Overseas Territories

Friday, 3 June 2016 - 5:00pm

BVI London Office Director Mr. Benito Wheatley has said there is a need for greater engagement from the UK Government and parliamentary support on key Overseas Territories issues.

BVI Reaches Global Audience At INTA 2016

Wednesday, 1 June 2016 - 4:45pm

For the first time since the enactment of the Trade Marks Act 2013 and the Trade Marks Rules 2015, BVI Finance and the Virgin Islands Association of Registered Trade Mark Agents (ARTMA) attended the International Trademark Association’s (INTA) annual meeting. 

BVI Extends US FATCA Reporting Deadlines Until June 17

Wednesday, 1 June 2016 - 11:45am

The statutory deadline of Tuesday, May 31 for US FATCA reporting obligations under the agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the British Virgin Islands to improve tax compliance and to implement FATCA has been extended to Friday, June 17.

BVI Finance Hosts Road Show In Latin America

Wednesday, 1 June 2016 - 11:30am

BVI Finance, in collaboration with TEAM BVI Latin America, hosted a series of events in Latin America to promote the BVI as the premier offshore financial services jurisdiction and mark the return of the BVI Road Show. 

BVI Forward Launches Population Survey To Gauge Perception

Monday, 30 May 2016 - 2:45pm

The Financial Services Implementation Unit (FSIU) is embarking on a population survey to gauge general perception of the financial services industry as part of the BVI Forward campaign.  

BVI Tells Latin America ‘Financial Services Supports World Economy’

Monday, 30 May 2016 - 12:15pm

The BVI has highlighted the positive role of financial services and deepened its international cooperation with Latin America and the Caribbean at the 36th Session of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN ECLAC).

BVI Announces Position On Beneficial Ownership Information Exchange

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 - 5:30pm

As the Anti-Corruption Summit takes place in London today, the Territory is putting forward its proposal for a workable solution for global standards for beneficial ownership, which balances the need for both appropriate levels of privacy and transparency.

Lorna Smith Appointed Interim Executive Director Of BVI Finance

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 - 1:45pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has announced the appointment of Mrs. Lorna Smith, OBE as the Interim Executive Director of BVI Finance with effect from May 11 to December 31.

BVI Forward Panel On Spotlight Television Show Tonight

Tuesday, 10 May 2016 - 11:00am

The Financial Services Implementation Unit (FSIU) takes its public awareness and education campaign to the Spotlight television show on JTV, Channel 55 tonight.

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