October 18, 2019

OECS Member States provide critical financial assistance to The Bahamas

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Monday, September 9, 2019 — The extent of the damage and loss of life in The Bahamas, in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, has struck the core of leaders within the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) prompting quick decisions by the grouping to provide financial assistance to their island neighbours in the north. The OECS […]

New economic substance regimes in the BVI, Cayman, Guernsey and Jersey receive OECD support

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From Mourant 31 July 2019 The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), has concluded a review of recent economic substance changes to the tax regimes and legislation in each of our jurisdictions of the BVI, Cayman, Guernsey and Jersey and has confirmed that the domestic legal frameworks in each jurisdiction are in line with […]

‘Awaken and unleash our innovative capacity’: BVI must become more self-reliant

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Address by Premier of the British Virgin Islands in honour of Territory Day Saturday, July 6, 2019 — Premier of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Hon. Andrew A Fahie, has urged citizens to unite and set about the task of making the Territory more self-reliant.  Premier Fahie made the appeal as he delivered remarks at the […]

Caribbean Yacht Week

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Caribbean Yacht Week promises the ultimate island experience Washington DC Metro area (Sonique Solutions) – A new, premium Caribbean destination event is on the horizon and is gearing up to captivate eagle-eyed travellers and lovers of the region’s culture and entertainment. The Caribbean Yacht Week is set to bring forth a unique combination of a […]

BVI calls on UK parliament to support modern partnership with overseas territories

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From Caribbean News Now ROAD TOWN, BVI — The UK government is being urged to back the renewal of a contemporary partnership between BVI Overseas Territories (OTs) such as the BVI. Benito Wheatley, the special envoy to the British Virgin Islands, encouraged that partnership during a recent meeting at the House of Commons with Andrew […]

BVI premier addresses delegates at UN decolonisation meeting in the Caribbean

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From Caribbean News Now ROAD TOWN, BVI – The premier of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Andrew A Fahie  attended the United Nations Caribbean regional seminar on decolonization in St George’s, Grenada from May 2-4, 2019. Among other things, participants considered the political status and current conditions of the 17 Territories that remain on the […]

Hong Kong voted as Top International Financial Centre by Global Corporate Services Industry: Vistra 2020 Report

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Trend toward onshore and mid-shore jurisdictions continues Hong Kong, March 18, 2019 – The latest report on the Corporate Services industry conducted by Vistra, a leading global trust, fund administration and corporate services provider, reveals that the trend toward onshore and mid-shore jurisdiction for doing business is continuing with Hong Kong topping the list, being […]

Cayman Islands: Andrew Miller joins Solomon Harris, part of Bedell Cristin

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Andrew Miller has joined Solomon Harris, part of Bedell Cristin, in the Cayman Islands as partner and head of Cayman’s International Private Client practice. Andrew specialises in all aspects of non-contentious Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands international wealth structuring for individuals and financial institutions. He is well recognised with awards and distinctions, including being […]

BVI launches country assessment of living conditions

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Thursday, October 25, 2018 — The British Virgin Islands has launched the Country Assessment of Living Conditions (CALC) for the islands, as the region continues to advance the efficient collection and use of statistical country data. Minister of Health and Social Development, the Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton, delivered an address to the people of the […]

BVI hires second attorney to stay off EU’s blacklist

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By: Pedro Goncalves |From International Investment The Government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has hired another attorney from the UK to draft legislation intended to keep the territory off the European Union’s blacklist of tax haven jurisdictions. The government will not be incurring any additional expenses for the second attorney, according to a Cabinet’s […]