Press Conference on Upcoming UK Trip

Tuesday, 7 November 2023 - 12:55pm

Deputy Premier To Hold Office Hours On Anegada

Thursday, 2 November 2023 - 1:00pm

Residents of Anegada are notified that Deputy Premier and Minister for Financial Services, Labour and Trade, Honourable Lorna Smith, OBE will hold office hours at the Theodolph Faulkner Administration Building on Sunday, November 5 2023, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Statement By Honourable Smith - Update on Financial Services Supervision and Compliance

Thursday, 2 November 2023 - 11:41am

Madam Speaker, I am pleased to present to this Honourable House a statement on the work of the Financial Services Commission (FSC) over the past year, and its priorities for the upcoming year.

Statement by Honourable Smith on the Virgin Islands Trade Commission Act (Suspensory) Bill, 2023

Tuesday, 31 October 2023 - 7:36pm

Madam Speaker, with your permission I would like to present a bill seeking the suspension of the Virgin Islands Trade Commission Act, 2020. This Act, passed on 8 June 2020, aimed to establish the Virgin Islands Trade Commission, and vest it with critical responsibilities related to business, trade, investment, and consumer affairs within our jurisdiction. The Act came into effect on 21 November 2022, through Statutory Instrument S.I. 103 of 2022.

eflyer: Government In Motion

Friday, 27 October 2023 - 10:49am

Ayana Glasgow Is Executive Director Of International Business Regulations

Wednesday, 18 October 2023 - 2:18pm

Ms. Ayana Glasgow has been appointed Executive Director of International Business Regulations in the Ministry of Financial Services, Labour and Trade.

BVI Removed From European Union List Of Non-Cooperative Jurisdictions For Tax Purposes

Tuesday, 17 October 2023 - 6:34pm

Following a meeting of the European Union’s (EU’s) Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) today (17 October 2023), the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has been removed from the EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions (Annex I).

Government Of the VI Takes Steps Toward Public Debt Reform

Monday, 2 October 2023 - 10:04am

The Government of the Virgin Islands has undertaken a Debt Management Self-Assessment to evaluate the various processes and institutions currently in place to guide public debt activities.

VI Government To Host Meeting On Combatting Illicit Finance

Monday, 11 September 2023 - 3:39pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Financial Services, Labour, and Trade, Honourable Lorna G. Smith, OBE, has said the Territory will be hosting a high-level meeting aimed at combating global illicit financial flows this week.

BVI Trade Mission: Fostering International Collaboration And Investment In Guyana

Friday, 28 July 2023 - 5:26pm

The Government of the British Virgin Islands is delighted to announce that the Deputy Premier and Minister for Financial Services, Labour, and Trade, the Hon. Lorna Smith, OBE, will lead a diverse, 17-member delegation on a significant trade mission to Guyana from 30th July to 4th August 2023.