Guidance Notes For Country By Country Reporting Available

Friday, 22 February 2019 - 4:48pm

Guidance Notes to compliment the legislative changes made to the Mutual Legal Assistance (Tax Matters) Act, 2003 are now available.

Mrs. Lorna Smith OBE Steps Down As Interim Executive Director

Friday, 15 February 2019 - 11:31am

Chairman of BVI Finance Robert Briant has paid tribute to the outgoing head of BVI Finance Mrs. Lorna Smith, OBE following her “immense contribution” to the jurisdiction’s financial services sector over the years.

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 Implements Base Erosion And Profit Shifting Action 13

Friday, 21 December 2018 - 5:12pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has implemented Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Action 13, Country by Country Reporting by way of amendment to the Mutual Legal Assistance (Tax Matters) Act, 2003 (MLA) in section 14 of Act No. 8 of 2018 where a new Part IV has been inserted in the MLA.  

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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).  

BVI Government Plans Legislation To Address EU Concerns On Economic Substance

Tuesday, 4 December 2018 - 12:19pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE announced today that the BVI Government has responded constructively to the European Union’s listing exercise and will take all reasonable steps to address EU concerns relating to ‘economic substance’. 

Premier To Champion Role Of BVI In Global Economy At London Meetings

Monday, 3 December 2018 - 3:12pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE will attend a number of high level meetings in London this week as he continues to promote the role of the BVI within the global economy.

Sherri Ortiz-Fahie Appointed Interim Director Of BVI House Asia

Monday, 24 September 2018 - 11:54am

Mrs. Sherri Ortiz-Fahie has been confirmed to the post of Interim Director of the BVI House Asia (Hong Kong Office), effective October 1.

Premier Smith To Lead First Trade Mission To Africa

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 - 12:10pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, will be leading a  2-week trade mission to Africa in November.

Virgin Islands Government Prepares Submission to UK Parliamentary Committee on the Future of the UK’s Overseas Territories

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 - 6:33pm

Premier, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE has today announced that the Government is preparing its submission to the UK Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Select Committee Inquiry on the future of the UK’s Overseas Territories (OTs).

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