British Virgin Islands
In line with BVI's commitment to stay at the forefront of 'international legislation and EU compliance', the BVI enacted the Mutual Funds (Amendment) ...
The British Virgin Islands government recently passed new legislation affecting the funds industry. In particular, the new BVI Securities and Investment Business (Amendment) Act, 2019 ...
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With the enactment of the Securities and Investment Business Act, 2019, the British Virgin Islands has for the first time introduced a regulatory regime to regulate close-ended funds.
The BVI has gazetted legislation which has come into force on 31 December 2019, introducing a supervisory regime for closed-ended funds.
Discipline is one of the key traits of any successful fund manager – sticking to the core investment strategy and avoiding style drift.
News outlets, including The Guardian and CNBC, were reporting and market watchers were opining in early 2019 that a slowing world economy forebodes a major global economic shift—possibly...
Following our previous notification dated May 2019, The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has passed legislation requiring certain legal entities carrying on Relevant Activities to demonstrate adequate ...
The draft Economic Substance Code has now been published by the ITA and contains rules and guidance from the ITA with regard to the application of the Economic Substance (Companies and Limited Partnerships) Act 2018.
Succession planning for offshore incorporations, particularly those where companies are controlled by one individual, needs careful consideration.
In addition to being the world's leading international finance centre in which to set up companies, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is now regarded as one of the world's premier trust jurisdictions.
In response to the OECD's global Base Erosion and Profit Shifting ("BEPS") initiative and EU Code of Conduct Group substance requirements modelled on BEPS Action 5 ...
On 28 December 2018, the British Virgin Islands published The Economic Substance Act, 2018 which came into effect on 1 January 2019 and was further amended on 30 January 2019 (the "Economic Substance Act").
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The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has passed legislation requiring certain legal entities carrying on relevant activities to demonstrate adequate economic substance in the BVI.
The BVI Government introduced, with effect from 1 January 2019, a new legislation titled the Economic Substance (Companies and Limited Partnerships) Act 2018, requiring certain legal entities to demonstrate ...
In response to the requirements of the EU Code of Conduct Group, the British Virgin Islands has enacted new legislation setting out an economic substance test for tax-resident entities.
New legislation is currently being considered by the BVI Government which is expected to require in-scope entities that carry on particular activities to have economic substance within the BVI.
An amendment to the existing BVI CRS legislation has been published which introduces new requirements to the existing CRS regime.
As part of BVI's continued commitment to remain at the forefront of international legislation and EU compliance, the BVI enacted the Securities and Investment Business (Amendment) ...