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BVI Business Companies Act changes are now in force with effect from 1 January 2023 5 Jan 2023 BVI Business Companies Act changes are now in force with effect from 1 January 2023 The Business Companies (Amendment) Act, 2022 which amends the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004, came into force on 1 January 2023. Read More
Key Features and Benefits of a BVI Approved Fund 31 Oct 2022 Key Features and Benefits of a BVI Approved Fund Under the Securities and Investment Business Act, 2010 of the British Virgin Islands, the Financial Services Commission of the British Virgin Islands offers a range of investment business licenses and other services. Read More
BVI expands scope of its Anti-Money Laundering Regime to Virtual Asset Service Providers. 13 Sep 2022 BVI expands scope of its Anti-Money Laundering Regime to Virtual Asset Service Providers. The British Virgin Islands has expanded the scope of it's Anti-Money Laundering Counter Terrorist Financing and Count Proliferation Financing laws to cover virtual asset businesses. Read More
Recent PwC Report ranks Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands as the preferred jurisdictions for crypto open-ended funds 25 Aug 2022 Recent PwC Report ranks Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands as the preferred jurisdictions for crypto open-ended funds In June 2022, PwC published their 4rd Annual Global Crypto Hedge Fund Report, an overview of the global crypto open-ended fund landscape Read More
Weighing new security in offshore refinancing and restructuring 23 Aug 2022 Weighing new security in offshore refinancing and restructuring With local and global inflation at their highest in decades many businesses are scrutinising the available tools to avoid liquidity issues and potential insolvency. Read More
Key factors for launching virtual assets business in BVI 23 Jun 2022 Key factors for launching virtual assets business in BVI The British Virgin Islands continues to attract virtual assets businesses seeking to capitalise on its status as a leading offshore financial centre. Read More
Safekeeping Arrangements in the BVI 17 May 2022 Safekeeping Arrangements in the BVI In December of 2019, British Virgin Islands introduced a regulatory regime for the recognition of private investment funds. Under these Regulations, closed-ended funds which were previously not regulated in the BVI, must now be registered. Read More
Key Trends in Cayman and the BVI for Investment Funds, M&A, and Finance Transactions in 2022 8 Mar 2022 Key Trends in Cayman and the BVI for Investment Funds, M&A, and Finance Transactions in 2022 With inflationary pressures coming to the fore in certain areas of the global economy and the continuing impact of Covid-19, there are many important and urgent issues to discuss. Read More

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