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Monday, July 28, 2014 - 5:00pm
The Government of the Virgin Islands is informing the public that the Arbitration Act, 2013 will come into force in the Territory on October 1, 2014. Coupled with the extension of the New York Convention earlier this year, this will usher in a modern era for the British Virgin Islands in domestic and international arbitration. According to Director of Communications Mrs. Arliene T. Penn, the new Act establishes a fair, equitable and efficient arbitration framework that gives parties...

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 11:46am
The Government of the Virgin Islands continues to move forward with improving the Territory’s infrastructure and is inviting tenders for the construction of retaining walls at Nottingham Estate, Tortola. According to the Director of Communications Mrs. Arliene T. Penn, the proposed works includes the construction of two retaining structures which are reinforced concrete counterfort walls along with rehabilitation of the road pavement. She added, “Works includes furnishing all plant, labour,...

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 2:54pm
The British Virgin Islands Government has published the first draft of the Guidance Notes on the requirements of the Intergovernmental Agreements between the United States of America and the United Kingdom and the British Virgin Islands.   These Guidance Notes are being circulated by the Ministry of Finance for public consultation.  Comments on the draft Guidance Notes should be made to The FATCA Working Group, Attention:  The  Financial Secretary, Ministry of Finance,...

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 1:33pm
Officials from the Government of the Virgin Islands, FIFA, the BVI Football Association (BVIFA) and the BVI Olympic Committee celebrated with residents of the East End and Long Look communities during the historic groundbreaking ceremony of the Greenland Multipurpose Stadium on Wednesday July 23 at the Greenland Festival Grounds. Speaking during the ceremony, Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith OBE stated, “The Government of the Virgin Islands is truly pleased...