BVI Strengthens Its Reputation For Asset Growth

Monday, 1 June 2015 - 4:15pm

BVI Finance has announced that the BVI Financial Services Commission has introduced the Incubator Fund and the Approved Fund to further establish the Territory’s reputation as a flexible, innovative and cost-effective jurisdiction for new fund launches. 

BVI Strengthens Its Reputation For Asset Growth

Friday, 29 May 2015 - 1:45pm

BVI Finance has announced that the BVI Financial Services Commission has introduced the Incubator Fund and the Approved Fund to further establish the Territory’s reputation as a flexible, innovative and cost-effective jurisdiction for new fund launches.

Final Report Released On Financial Services Sector

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 11:30am

The final report on ‘Building on a thriving & sustainable Financial Services sector in the British Virgin Islands’ has been released.

The three month effort was commissioned by Government and facilitated by global consultants McKinsey with involvement of the industry and other stakeholders. The aim was to lay out a pragmatic strategy and implementation plan to ensure a thriving and sustainable Financial Services sector. 

Remarks By Premier Smith - Building On A Thriving And Sustainable Financial Services Sector

Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 12:30pm

Ladies and Gentlemen of the Media, Good Morning.

On March 12, 2015, I laid a report in the BVI House of Assembly titled “Building on a Thriving and Sustainable Financial Services Sector in the British Virgin Islands”.

At that time, I explained that my Government commissioned the internationally respected consulting firm of McKinsey and Company to develop a pragmatic strategy and implementation plan that would chart a new direction for our financial services industry.

BVI Financial Account Reporting System Now Open

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 - 8:00pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands, through the International Tax Authority (ITA) of the Ministry of Finance is informing all financial institutions that the British Virgin Islands Financial Account Reporting System (BVIFARS) is now open and ready to accept enrolment applications from financial institutions required to submit information to the Government under the Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between the British Virgin Islands and the United States of America.

BVI Is Ranked Highest Offshore Jurisdiction

Wednesday, 8 April 2015 - 8:45am

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has moved up 13 positions to 34th in the most recent Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI). The Index also revealed that the BVI is the most highly ranked offshore jurisdiction, ahead of competing jurisdictions.

British Virgin Islands Issues Updated FATCA Guidance Notes

Monday, 30 March 2015 - 11:30am

The International Tax Authority (ITA) of the Ministry of Finance, Government of the Virgin Islands, is informing the public that it has now published Version 2.0 of the Guidance Notes on the International Tax Compliance Requirements of the Intergovernmental Agreements (IGAs) between the British Virgin Islands and the United States of America and the United Kingdom.  

 

BVI Finance: The New Face Of The Financial Services

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 4:00pm

Stakeholders in the financial services industry are pictured here at the brand launch of BVI Finance earlier this month.

Remarks By Premier And Minister Of Finance On The Occasion Of The Launch Of BVI Finance At Maria’s By The Sea

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 3:45pm

Your Excellency, Ministers, Members of the House of Assembly, Deputy Governor, Members of the Financial Services Industry, Ladies and Gentlemen- Good Evening.

It is my great pleasure to formally introduce you to the new BVI Finance brand and share some of the plans for the new organisation that will also bear the same name.

Participation Encouraged For National Risk Assessment Exercise

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 11:15am

Businesses and organisations, including registered and not-yet-registered non-profit organisations are reminded that their participation is needed in the ongoing National Risk Assessment (NRA) exercise currently being conducted in the Territory.

The NRA exercise is confidential and information gathered will not be used for any other purpose; any information provided to NRA assessment teams is maintained solely by the NRA and will be kept in the strictest confidence. 

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