17/06/2024
BVI Asia Trade Mission Concludes with Experts Recognizing BVI as a “Super-Connector”

The BVI Asia Trade Mission concluded its successful Asian tour in Singapore, with regional experts lauding the BVI's pivotal role as a ‘super-connector’ between regions.

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31/05/2024
BVI Asia Trade Mission Completes Roadshows In Beijing And Shanghai As Regional Experts Affirm BVI’s Status As Gold Standard

The BVI Asia Trade Mission, led by Deputy Premier and Minister for Financial Services, Honourable Lorna Smith, has concluded its roadshows in Beijing and Shanghai, with more than 300 industry represen...

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24/05/2024
First Leg of BVI Asia Trade Mission Deemed a Success

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) Asia Trade Mission, led by Deputy Premier and Minister for Financial Services, Hon. Lorna Smith, OBE, has successfully completed its first leg in Hong Kong, engaging i...

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23/05/2024
BVI FINANCE TO SHOWCASE THE BVI AS THE REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT OF CHOICE FOR VIRTUAL ASSET BUSINESSES AT CONSENSUS 2024

Tortola, May 22, 2024 - BVI Finance will highlight the BVI Virtual Asset Service Providers Act (VASPA) legislation at the Consensus 2024 by CoinDesk Conference, positioning the BVI as the regulatory e...

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15/05/2024
BVI DELEGATION HEADS TO ASIA FOR TRADE MISSION IN ITS MOST IMPORTANT BUSINESS MARKET

The Government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is pleased to announce that the Deputy Premier and Minister for Financial Services, Labour, and Trade, the Hon. Lorna Smith, OBE, will lead a 13-memb...

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10/05/2024
Inaugural Tomorrow’s Leaders Internship Programme Kicks Off with Orientation Session

The Tomorrow’s Leaders Internship Programme commenced today with an orientation aimed at preparing students for valuable work experiences across various sectors within the British Virgin Islands' (BV...

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BVI MEANS BUSINESS

Major respected companies worldwide use BVI Business Companies to manage their cross-border activities. Over 140 major businesses listed on the London, New York or Hong Kong main stock exchanges use BVI vehicles to support their international investment activities.

Companies, institutions and private individuals use them for: holding companies for various assets corporate group structuring; investment business, joint ventures, listings, real estate; family, trust, estate and succession planning; and vessel or aircraft registration.

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Debunking the myths:
Tax competition, profit-shifting and avoidance

02 September 2022

Advanced economies over the last few years have focused on implementing a global minimum corporate tax to thwart what is often dubbed a "race to the bottom”, or the concept of companies strategically shifting their profits from high-tax to low-tax jurisdictions to lower their tax rate​s. In 2021, world leaders endorsed a global minimum corporate tax rate of at least 15 per cent to encourage companies to pay their fair share of taxes and to limit the benefits of companies’ profit-shifting without biasing where they invest.

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Debunking the myths:
Participation in global tax initiatives

15 July 2022

Debunking the myths: Participation in global tax initiatives, outlines how the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has signed up to multiple global initiatives which aim to improve transparency and aid in the fight against tax evasion.

This edition in the BVI360° series seeks to correct the inaccuracy in which the BVI is often referred to as a tax haven when it is, in fact, one of the most tax transparent jurisdictions in the world because of all the global tax initiatives it has signed on to over the last 20 years.

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GLOBAL BVI:
CONTRIBUTING TO THE WORLD ECONOMY

8 July 2022

With ongoing conflicts and increasing inflation across the world, many leading economists are predicting a global recession in 2023. Now more than ever, the role of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) as a facilitator of investment, trade, and economic growth has become paramount. 

BVI360° is a fact-based content series to showcase the full picture of the BVI’s Financial Services Industry.

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Resilient BVI:
Global Pandemic

1 Jul 2022

Resilient BVI: Global Pandemic, we highlight how the BVI’s financial services industry has fared during the Covid-19 global pandemic. The BVI’s financial services industry agility allowed firms to continue operating remotely and working with clients throughout lockdowns and emergency measures.

The international business and finance centre maintained its role as a reliable facilitator of high-profile and high-value transactions throughout 2020 and 2021. This resulted in the industry experiencing the highest growth rates since 2018.

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global bvi:
contributing to  the world economy

24 June 2022

The BVI has established itself as agile, innovative and resilient financial centre, able to adjust to regulatory changes and rebound from economic challenges, natural disasters and global pandemics. International offshore centres like the BVI allow businesses to efficiently trade, transact and invest across borders, which expands markets and increases liquidity.

The BVI plays an important role in helping developing countries without easy access to capital to secure the funds they need for investment, and in turn driving economic growth, job creation and promoting entrepreneurship.


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BUSINESS INSIGHT MAGAZINE

Business Insight:
BEYOND GLOBALISATION

 2023

BVI Finance gathered leading BVI professionals who shared their views on the future of globalisation and the emergence of a bloc chain economy.

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Business Insight:
BVI Means Business

July 2021

To  explore this ever-growing area, BVI Finance and leading financial publication Opalesqu hosted a roundtable discussion with a panel of leading practitioners in the BVI.

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Business Insight:
BVI Means Business

April 2020

Blockchain protocols are merely software that anyone, anywhere in the world can run, permitting individuals to interact with others running that same piece of software

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BUSINESS INSIGHT:
THE STANDARD SETTERS

July 2018

In establishing itself as a leader in offshore financial services, the British Virgin lslands continues to trail blaze the path of innovation by persistently examining trends which are developing over time.

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Business Insight:
EXPLORING NEW
POSSIBILITIES

December 2017

The African continent is rapidly developing and changing and the BVI is well positioned to assist countries in growing their economy especially since the "Corporate Council on Africa" noted that seven out of ten of the world's fastest growing economies are in Africa

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Business Insight:
4TH QUARTER

December 2015

Kedrick Malone details what the Financial Services Implementation Unit is doing to ensure the sector keeps growing

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