Premier Smith Gives Government's Mid-Term Report

Monday, 10 July 2017 - 8:38pm

My Fellow citizens and residents of the Virgin Islands,

I come before you today at the mid-way point of this Government’s term.

I want to take this moment to update you on the progress we have achieved toward fulfilling the promises and commitments we made when you entrusted us to lead.

Beneficial Ownership Secure Search System Goes Live

Tuesday, 4 July 2017 - 11:40am

The Government of the Virgin Islands is pleased to announce that the Beneficial Ownership Secure Search system (BOSSs) has successfully gone live following the 1 July deadline.

Application Deadline For Financial Account Reporting System Extended

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 - 4:46pm

BVI Financial Institutions (BVIFIs) are informed that the deadline to submit Enrolment Applications to BVI Financial Account Reporting System (BVIFARS) for CRS has been extended from the June 30, to July 31, 2017 and submission of reports from the July 31  to August 18 2017.

Government Receives High Credit Rating From Regional Body

Monday, 26 June 2017 - 1:10pm

Government of the Virgin Islands received a high level of credit worthiness rating from Caribbean Information and Credit Rating Services (CariCRIS) with a stable outlook.

BVI: A Sustainable Economy – Capital Economics Report

Friday, 23 June 2017 - 11:32am

BVI has proven to be a real, balanced and sustainable economy, despite its relatively small size.

BVI Financial Account Reporting System Will Be Restored June 20

Monday, 19 June 2017 - 4:21pm

BVI Financial Institutions (BVIFIs) are informed that the BVI Financial Account Reporting System (BVIFARS) is being updated to accommodate reporting under the Common Reporting Standards (CRS) and will be unavailable on Monday, June 19 to facilitate same.

Remarks By Premier And Minister Of Finance on the Occasion of the Second International Arbitration Conference

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 - 5:08pm

Thank you Mr. Chairman,

I say a pleasant Good morning to members of the Board of the BVI Arbitration Centre, the team here at the Arbitration Centre, and other honoured guests. 

BVI Represented At Philippines Wealth Management Forum

Thursday, 1 June 2017 - 4:54pm

BVI House Asia Director Ms. Elise Donovan has highlighted the role of International Financial Centres (IFCs) in providing security in the ‘Age of Uncertainty’.

BVI Talks Asset Management At China Offshore Summit

Thursday, 1 June 2017 - 4:47pm

Over 450 Chinese financial practitioners were briefed on asset management tools available in low-tax jurisdictions at the China Offshore Summit held on May 24 and 25.

BVI Hosts ‘Common Reporting Standard’ Seminar In Asia

Thursday, 1 June 2017 - 4:13pm

BVI House Asia hosted the seminar, “Trusts and the Common Reporting Standard” (CRS), to provide more information on CRS applications to BVI Trusts.

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