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.

Premier Smith Touts The Strength Of The Financial Services Industry

Monday, 9 May 2016 - 5:15pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, is confident in the strength of the Territory’s financial services industry and has reiterated the Government’s commitment to it.

Premier Smith: Our Financial Services Industry Remains Strong

Monday, 9 May 2016 - 12:45pm

This week, two events will take place with the potential to impact the financial services of the BVI and I wish to speak today about how the Government is approaching these two matters.

BVI Elected Vice Chair Of United Nations Subregional Body

Friday, 29 April 2016 - 11:00am

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) was unanimously elected as one of the Vice Chairs of the Caribbean Development Cooperation Committee (CDCC), a permanent subsidiary body for of the United Nations’ (UN) Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).  

BVI Forward Endorses Mourant Ozannes Scholarship Programme

Friday, 29 April 2016 - 9:45am

The Financial Services Implementation Unit (FSIU) commends the firm, Mourant Ozannes for its recent announcement of a Legal Scholarship Programme which will benefit BVIslanders.

BVI/UK Information Sharing Arrangements On Beneficial Ownership

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 - 6:30pm

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has today published the Exchange of Notes and Technical Protocols agreed with the United Kingdom (UK) Government relating to beneficial ownership of companies.

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BVI Financial Services - The Value Of The BVI To The Global Economy

Monday, 18 April 2016 - 3:15pm

Madam Speaker, I have just updated this Honourable House with where we are in strengthening our Financial Services structure. Now I would like to put things into a different perspective focusing more on the value of the BVI to the global economy. 

BVI Financial Services – BVI Remains Well-Regulated, Internationally Compliant

Monday, 18 April 2016 - 2:45pm

Madam Speaker we are all aware that BVI is home to a Financial Services Industry that is of global pre-eminence. The core of this industry is our company incorporation business which is revered the world over as it is used to facilitate a myriad of international business transactions. 

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