Ricardo Wheatley Director Designate, BVI House Asia

Thursday, 14 November 2019 - 9:48am

Dr. Ricardo Wheatley has been confirmed by Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie, to the post of Director of BVI House Asia, the Virgin Islands Government’s representative office Hong Kong. The appointment will take effect from 1st January 2020.

Remarks by the Acting Premier of the Virgin Islands Honourable Kye Rymer at the launch of the European Union 2M Euros Emergency Shelter Project

Tuesday, 29 October 2019 - 4:19pm

It gives me great pleasure to be here this morning for the launch of this very important project aimed at strengthening our resilience as we continue on our recovery journey following the events of 2017.

Deputy Premier Wheatley Meets International Officials In London

Tuesday, 22 October 2019 - 12:18pm

Deputy Premier of the British Virgin Islands and Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley was in London last week to meet with international officials and various International Financial Centre (IFC) partners.

Lisa Penn Lettsome Is Executive Director Of International Business

Wednesday, 9 October 2019 - 5:13pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has announced that Mrs. Lisa Penn-Lettsome has been appointed Executive Director of International Business with effect from October 1.

Statement By Premier And Minister Of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie On The Recovery Of Our Territory - It’s About You

Monday, 30 September 2019 - 4:55pm

My people of the Virgin Islands Good day and God’s blessings to you.  You would recall that approximately two weeks ago I led a delegation to London to discuss with the United Kingdom Government, its offer of a Loan Guarantee for Recovery and Development projects in response to the damage arising from Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017.  Please note that the discussions were not about a loan, but rather about the conditions around the loan guarantee.

BVI Finance Hosts Private Sector Sessions On Economic Substance Code In BVI, Hong Kong And London

Thursday, 2 May 2019 - 10:40am

BVI Finance is hosting education sessions for the private sector in Hong Kong and London, as well as in the BVI, following the publication of the draft Economic Substance Code by the International Tax Authority (ITA).

Open Conversation On Rising Insurance Premiums In The BVI

Thursday, 21 March 2019 - 3:29pm

“Seek First to Understand, then be Understood” – the key quote which has driven MONEY MATTERS BVI (the financial literacy program at the BVI Financial Services Commission (BVI FSC)) to try to help residents become more informed consumers when it comes to insurance products - this time, through a Forum on Rising Insurance Premiums scheduled for 28 March 2019 from 6:15 – 8:00 p.m. at the BVI FSC Training Centre, Pasea Estate, Tortola.

OECS Leaders Welcome Premier Fahie At Guadeloupe Meeting

Thursday, 14 March 2019 - 2:17pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has been welcomed with opened arms during his first official overseas engagement since taking up leadership of the Territory.

BVI Finance Welcomes EU Decision Not To Include BVI On List Of Non-Cooperative Jurisdictions

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 - 4:06pm

BVI Finance today welcomed the European Union’s recognition of the BVI as a cooperative jurisdiction as it has delivered on its commitment relating to economic substance as defined by the EU.

Statement By Honourable Andrew Fahie On EU List Of Non-Cooperative Jurisdictions

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 - 2:28pm

Ladies and Gentlemen of the Virgin Islands,  I am pleased to report to you that the European Union has announced today that it recognises the BVI as compliant with its fair taxation principles as well as being a cooperative jurisdiction.

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