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.

BVI Elected Member Of Caribbean Investment Promotion Board

Friday, 4 January 2019 - 3:55pm

The Virgin Islands has been elected to serve as a Director on the executive board for the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (CAIPA).

Legislation Passed To Address EU Economic Substance Concerns

Wednesday, 2 January 2019 - 1:44pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE announced that the BVI has passed important legislation which addresses the European Union’s (EU) concerns over “economic substance” and came into force from January 1, 2019.

BVI’s Siobhan Flax Elected To Executive Of Young Diplomats In London Association

Thursday, 20 December 2018 - 8:32am

Siobhan Flax of the British Virgin Islands London Office was elected to the 2018/2019 Executive Committee of Young Diplomats in London (YDL).  

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