Territory Launches Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Stamp Issue Tomorrow

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 - 4:30pm

The 90th birthday celebrations for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will continue tomorrow Wednesday, April 20 with the launch of a commemorative stamp issue.

BVI Signs 28th Tax Information Exchange Agreement With The Isle Of Man

Thursday, 14 April 2016 - 11:45am

The Government of the Virgin Islands has signed its 28th Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) with the Government of the Isle of Man as it reinforces its commitment to comply with the international standards and the fight against tax evasion.

Premier Smith: 2016 Budget Highlights Economic Investments

Tuesday, 22 March 2016 - 5:45pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE laid on the table the report on the Deliberations of the Standing Finance Committee at the House of Assembly today, March 22.

Common Reporting Standards Updated

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 - 1:00pm

Financial Secretary Mr. Neil Smith has updated Financial Institutions on the new amendment to the Mutual Legal Assistance (Tax Matters) Act, 2003 which incorporates the Common Reporting Standards (CRS).   

Premier Smith Provides Update On Beneficial Ownership Registry

Monday, 21 December 2015 - 4:45pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands was successful in getting recognition of the Territory’s ‘largely compliant rating’ by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Global Forum, and agreement by the United Kingdom to restate that it is not appropriate for the Overseas Territories (OT) to be labelled ‘tax havens’.

Update On Beneficial Ownership

Monday, 21 December 2015 - 12:45pm

Madam Speaker, I would like to provide this Honourable House with an update on the issue of beneficial ownership, which is of great importance to our financial services industry and wider economy.

Premier Smith Attends OECS Authority Meeting In Dominica

Tuesday, 17 November 2015 - 5:15pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE is in Dominica for the 62nd Meeting of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Authority being held from November 17 to November 20. 

His Serene Highness Prince Albert Of Monacco Visits With BVI Delegation

Friday, 9 October 2015 - 1:00pm

His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco visits with the BVI delegation at the Monaco Yacht Show on 23rd September. 

BVI To Be Represented At Innovation Workshop In St. Martin

Wednesday, 30 September 2015 - 3:15pm

Representatives from the European Union’s (EU) Overseas Countries and Territories (OCT) will gather in Saint Martin from October 5 to 7 to brainstorm the challenge of diversifying economies with innovation.

Financial Services Implementation Unit Team On The Job

Tuesday, 8 September 2015 - 4:30pm

The establishment of the unit was among recommendations outlined by international consulting firm, McKinsey and Company which was commissioned to develop a strategic plan to chart the future of the financial services industry.