Topic: Finance and Fiscal Policy | Posted By: kduncan
Monday, 1 June 2015 - 10:15am
The Government of the Virgin Islands is advising all British Virgin Islands Reporting Financial Institutions that the FATCA deadlines for the United Kingdom and United States of America have been extended.
Topic: Environmental Health | Posted By: npickering
Friday, 29 May 2015 - 2:00pm
The Environmental Health Division is notifying the public that service dogs are now allowed at food establishments.
Chief Environmental Health Officer, Mr. Carnel Smith said a review was done on a decision taken by the department, to restrict the harboring of pets in all food establishments. He said the division has since made the decision to allow service dogs to accompany the disabled master to restaurants in the Territory.
BVI Finance has announced that the BVI Financial Services Commission has introduced the Incubator Fund and the Approved Fund to further establish the Territory’s reputation as a flexible, innovative and cost-effective jurisdiction for new fund launches.
Forty-two candidates have been nominated to contest the 2015 General Elections to be held in the Virgin Islands on June 8.
A full slate of 13 candidates from both the ruling National Democratic Party, and the main opposition party, the Virgin Islands Party, were nominated in addition to five members from the People’s Empowerment Party. Three candidates were nominated from the People’s Progressive Coalition.
Topic: International Affairs (including the British Virgin Islands International Finance Centre) | Posted By: kduncan
Friday, 22 May 2015 - 4:00pm
Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE has announced that the BVI is an arbitration jurisdiction, and is open for business following the International Arbitration Conference.