BVI Financial Services Sees Strong Growth In H1 2021

Friday, 24 September 2021 - 4:55pm

The British Virgin Islands’ (BVI’s) financial services sector has continued to see strong growth in the first half of 2021, with a 68% increase in company incorporations and almost a three-fold (269%) increase in the registration of limited partnerships (LPs).

Public Eye Premiere on Financial Services Legislations

Tuesday, 27 April 2021 - 5:02pm

The public is invited to tune in to a premiere of Public Eye on Tuesday, April 27 to be updated on the suite of Financial Services Legislative Bills.

New Chairman Appointed To Financial Services Appeal Board

Wednesday, 27 January 2021 - 12:49pm

The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has approved the appointment and re-appointment of the Chairman and members of the Financial Services Appeal Board in accordance with Section 3 of the Financial Services Appeal Board Act, 2016.

Premier Fahie Comments on UK’s Beneficial Ownership Draft Order

Monday, 14 December 2020 - 2:26pm

Today the United Kingdom Government (UKG) has published the draft Overseas Territories (Publicly Accessible Registers of Beneficial Ownership of Companies) Order (Draft Order) and accompanying explanatory note.

Government Bills To Improve E-Payments To Public Service

Wednesday, 11 November 2020 - 10:12am

The Government of the Virgin will be introducing Bills to support the comprehensive digital transformation of the Public Service and improve e-payments for customers.

Statement By Premier Fahie On Dr. Robert Mathavious, LLD Receiving OBE Honour

Saturday, 10 October 2020 - 5:07pm

Today, I join with the BVI Community in congratulating Dr. Robert Mathavious, LLD on receiving the Order of the British Empire (OBE) recognition from Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II for his unwavering services to the British Virgin Islands.

Dr Robert Mathavious To Receive Honour For His Services To BVI

Friday, 9 October 2020 - 10:30pm

Dr Robert Mathavious is the Territory’s newest recipient of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s 2020 Birthday Honours for his contributions to financial services.

Premier, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie: Framework for Publicly Accessible Registers

Tuesday, 22 September 2020 - 1:08pm

Mr. Speaker, I wish to update this Honourable House on certain developments as regards to publicly accessible registers of beneficial ownership.

BVI Premier Reiterates Territory’s Commitment To An Appropriate Framework For Publicly Accessible Registers

Tuesday, 22 September 2020 - 12:15pm

Premier and Minister of Finance of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Honourable Andrew A. Fahie, has reiterated the support of the Territory’s Government for working with the United Kingdom Government (UKG) towards implementation of a publicly accessible register of beneficial ownership for companies, “in line with international standards and best practices as they develop globally,” with certain reservations.

Statement by Premier Fahie On BVI’s Beneficial Ownership Secure Search System

Tuesday, 21 July 2020 - 7:39pm

Mr. Speaker, I will now make a statement on the British Virgin Islands’ (BVI) Beneficial Ownership Secure Search System (BOSSs).