British Virgin Islands News Updates– Extension Period for Filing Registers of Directors until 31 December, 2016

On 27th September, 2016 the BVI Business Companies (Amendment of Schedule 1) Order, 2016 (“Amendment Act”) was published in the BVI’s official Gazette.

BVI News – Proposed Changes to the BVI’s Eligible Introducer Regime

In its effort to ensure continuous compliance with the evolving international standards of transparency, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has announced amendments in its anti-money laundering [...]

British Virgin Islands News – Extended Operating Hours of the Registry of Corporate Affairs and a New Premium Service for transactions

The opening hours of the Registry of the corporate affairs has been extended to process all transactions.

British Virgin Islands News – Introduces Electronic Certificate of Good Standing

In its effort to improve service efficiency for persons doing business in British Virgin Islands, the Financial Services Commission (FSC) made an announcement on 8 December 2014 about delivery of [...]

British Virgin Islands News – Registry of Corporate Affairs announces supplementary security feature on issuing e-Certificates

With effect from 1st July 2014 that certificates issued by the BVI Registry of Corporate Affairs will bear QR Code and a Certificate ID number as an additional security feature. This additional [...]

British Virgin Islands News – Record Keeping Obligation

Record keeping obligation for BVI companies was a reform that came into effect in November 2012, under the Mutual Legal Assistance (Tax Matters) Act, 2012.