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Industry Updates | 04/02/2015

Until further notice, the Commission will continue to issue Certificates of Good Standing in electronic and hard copy format, where requested, at no additional cost.

For more information on electronic Certificates of Good Standing, please email ...

 
Press Releases | 04/02/2015

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – 4 February, 2015 – The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (FSC) has today confirmed the appointment of Ms. Diana Nedvidek as the new Deputy Director, Enforcement with effect from 2 January, 2015.  Ms. Nedvidek replaces Mr. Gary Wilson who...

 
Industry Updates | 03/02/2015

Pursuant to Section 9(1)(b) of the Banks and Trust Companies Act, 1990, all licensees are required to appoint two individuals to act as Authorised Agents on their behalf. The Commission is encouraging Registered Agents to review their Authorised Agents and ensure that the current information is...

 
Industry Updates | 03/02/2015

The recently gazetted Investment Business (Registers) Regulations, 2014 has updated the information available from a search of the Register of Investment Business Licensees, Certified Authorised Representatives and Approved Investment Managers as granted under the Securities and Investment...

 
Industry Updates | 03/02/2015

Effective 1 January, 2015 there is no longer a distinction in the fees applicable for persons approved to act as a Compliance Officer.  Approved Compliance Officers (all Tiers) will now incur a $400.00 approval fee.  The fee structure is detailed in the Financial Services Commission (Fees)(...

 
Press Releases | 04/12/2014

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – 4 December, 2014 – The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (FSC) is advising members of the financial services industry and the general public that effective Monday, 8 December, Certificates of Good Standing produced by the Registry of Corporate...

 
Press Releases | 13/11/2014

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – 13 November, 2014 – The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission today announced the appointments of five new Commissioners to its Board. The new members of the Board of Commissioners were appointed by Cabinet effective 1 October, 2014 as required by...

 
Press Releases | 07/10/2014

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – 7 October, 2014 – In keeping with its public education mandate, the British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (FSC) is pleased to announce the handover of its jointly commissioned textbook on financial services to the H. Lavity Stoutt Community...

 

Consultation Draft (April 2014)

 
Press Releases | 11/07/2013

11 July 2013– Tortola, British Virgin Islands – Today, the British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (BVI FSC) announced that twenty-five (25) European securities regulators have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) concerning consultation, cooperation and the exchange of...

 
Press Releases | 31/05/2013

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – 31 May 2013 – Today, the British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (FSC) announced that the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) approved a cooperation agreement between the FSC and European Union securities regulators. 

The...

 
Press Releases | 21/01/2013

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – 21 January, 2013 – The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (FSC) has today confirmed the appointment of Ms. Dawn Smith as the new General Counsel/Director, Legal and Enforcement with effect from 2 January, 2013.  Ms. Smith replaces Ms....

 
Press Releases | 15/10/2012

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – 15 October, 2012 – The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (the “FSC”) announced today that the BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act, 2012 (the “Amendment Act”) and the BVI Business Companies Regulations 2012, both took effect on 15 October,...

 
Press Releases | 12/06/2012

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – 12 June, 2012 – Wednesday, 30 May marked the 10th anniversary of the inaugural meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (FSC).  To celebrate this milestone, the Board hosted a commemorative dinner on...

 
Press Releases | 12/06/2012

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – 12 June, 2012 – In keeping with its commitment to provide quality service to the financial services industry through the selection of qualified senior regulatory executives, the British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (“FSC”) is pleased to announce...

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