BVI Finance Welcomes Pledges About Future of Financial Services Sector

Thursday, 3 May 2018 - 10:09am

Following yesterday’s decision by the UK’s House of Commons to force the Overseas Territories to adopt public registers of beneficial ownership of companies, the Premier of the British Virgin Islands responded swiftly to reassure the financial sector and those who use its services around the world.

BVI House Asia Seminar Highlights Critical Importance of New Probate Rules for BVI Company Owners

Friday, 13 April 2018 - 10:04am

New BVI probate rules are of critical importance to owners of BVI Companies, the majority of whom reside in Asia, experts from the international law firm Ogier told a BVI House Asia seminar.

Job Seekers Gain Insight Into Financial Services Industry

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 - 5:45pm

On 18th December 2017, BVI Finance in conjunction with the Government’s Committee to Revitalize Financial Services, initially made an announcement about mounting a Financial Services Opportunities Expo which is now set to take place on 22nd March, 2018.

Financial Services Opportunities Expo Aims To Help Residents Rebuild Through Gainful Employment

Friday, 23 February 2018 - 11:23am

BVI Finance and other stakeholders will be hosting a Financial Services Opportunities Expo on March 22nd to match job seekers and entrepreneurs with industry professionals to help fill opportunities within the financial services sector.

BVI Financial Account Reporting System Back Online

Friday, 9 February 2018 - 4:20pm

The International Tax Authority (ITA) is informing all BVI Financial Institutions (BVIFIs) that the BVI Financial Account Reporting System (BVIFIs) is back online post hurricanes Irma and Maria.

BVI Government Announces Changes To Immigration Medical Requirements

Thursday, 14 December 2017 - 9:44am

Effective January 1, 2018, persons entering the British Virgin Islands for the purpose of work and to reside, now have the option to either submit medical certificates from their place of origin at the port of entry, as is the current practice, or to undergo medical examinations locally with a medical practitioner of choice.  

Hong Kong Offshore Industry Supports BVI Post-Hurricane Recovery

Wednesday, 8 November 2017 - 12:16pm

Hong Kong–based BVI financial services industry professionals, Lions Club of Hong Kong IFC and Lions Club of Hong Kong Shouson Hill Charitable Foundation will host a fundraising event in support of the British Virgin Islands post-hurricane recovery efforts.

BVI Financial Institutions’ Reporting Deadlines Extended

Monday, 14 August 2017 - 1:26pm

The public, especially the BVI Financial Institutions that have reporting obligations to be satisfied in the year 2017 are being notified that the authority’s email and the web-based portal the BVI Financial Account Reporting System (BVIFARS) are down, as a result of the Tropical Wave that affected the Territory last week.

Cabinet Approves Work Permit Exemptions For Business Visitors

Monday, 24 July 2017 - 5:03pm

Government is moving proactively to initiate the changes necessary to facilitate more substance-based economic activity in the Territory as part of the BVI Forward campaign.

BVI House Asia Holds Capital Economics Report Launch In Asia

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 - 4:19pm

BVI House Asia held Capital Economics Report Asia Launch on June 22 in Regus Conference Centre, Hong Kong, together with BVI team in London. A live streaming presentation conducted by Mr. Mark Pragnell, Head of Commissioned Projects at Capital Economics, introduced “Five Myths Debunked – A Balanced Narrative for the BVI”

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