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Department of Trade, Investment, Promotion and Consumer Affairs
Ministry of Finance
Release Date:
Tuesday, 23 March 2021 - 9:53am

Junior Minister for Trade and Economic Development, Honourable Shereen Flax- Charles and Senior Policy Analyst/Strategic Advisor in the Premier’s Office Ms. Lizette George are featured on Thursday, March 18 as they made a presentation on the proposed Trade Legislation Business Licencing Act, 2020 and the Virgin Islands Investment Act, 2020 to the Financial Services and Banking Industries.

The presentation was made at the BVI Finance’s virtual Breakfast Forum meeting where a contingent of over 80 participants were able to ask questions and give suggestions on the pieces of legislation. This meeting was the first of many public consultations with stakeholder groups. Meetings are slated to be held with the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission, businesses of Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park, BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association, Government Stakeholders, Marine Association and other groups. 

PHOTO CAPTION: (L-R) Junior Minister for Trade and Economic Development, Honourable Shereen Flax-Charles; Chief Executive Officer of BVI Finance, Ms. Elise Donovan; Senior Policy Analyst and Strategic Advisor in the Premier’s Office, Ms. Lizette George


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