The British Virgin Islands (BVI) remains the top offshore jurisdiction in the world, according to the 2017 edition of the Vistra 2020 Report, launched in Hong Kong and Singapore last week. The report ranked the United Kingdom the number one jurisdiction (onshore), followed by Hong Kong (midshore), the BVI (offshore) and the United States (onshore).
The latest edition of BVI Forward TV will air on JTV, Channel 55 on Tuesday, April 11 on at 7:00 p.m. with a repeat broadcast on Tuesday, April 18, also at 7:00 p.m. In this latest episode, Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Hon. D. Orlando Smith, OBE will talk about the changes taking place across Government in support of the BVI Forward campaign.
The BVI Rugby Football Union team competed in Hong Kong’s 2017 Kowloon Tens tournament, advancing to the Cup quarter finals, before being knocked out in an extremely close game to Russian team Berdsk from Krasnoyarsk.
“The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has continued to take steps towards increasing the level of its transparency as well as enhance international cooperation capabilities and efficiency,” Leon Wheatley, Asia Representative of the BVI’s Financial Services Commission, told the 300 plus attendees at the Companies Registry’s Corporate Governance Roundtable, held at the Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel in Hong Kong.