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Press Releases | May 31, 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. 

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Press Releases | January 21, 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 | October 15, 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 | June 12, 2012

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – 12 June, 2012 – The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (FSC) has today announced the appointment of Mr. James Wadham as an additional External Commissioner to its Board of Commissioners.  The appointment, which took effect from 6 February, 2012...

 
Press Releases | June 12, 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 | June 12, 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...

 
Press Releases | May 9, 2012

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – 9 May, 2012 – BVI has the highest score in positive financial behaviours when compared to other countries, according to an international financial literacy survey.  This is the finding of a pilot study undertaken in 14 countries around the world by the...

 
Press Releases | March 29, 2012

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – 29 March, 2012 – In an effort to minimise incidents of counterfeiting and to preserve the authenticity of the official documents it produces, the BVI Financial Services Commission (the “FSC”) has announced that it will introduce new certificates with enhanced...

 
Press Releases | January 19, 2012

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – 4 January, 2012 - Today, the British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (the “Commission”) celebrates the 10th anniversary of its establishment as an independent regulatory authority. Since the passage of the Financial Services Commission Act (the “Act...

 
Press Releases | January 19, 2012

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – 7 December, 2011 – The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (the “FSC”) yesterday launched www.MoneyMattersBVI.org a new website dedicated to helping individuals make sound and well informed financial...

 
Press Releases | January 19, 2012

Tortola, British Virgin Islands - 22 November 2011 - Today, the British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (the “FSC”) released the results of the Territory’s first Financial Literacy Survey which focused on garnering a more robust understanding of how BVI residents work to manage...

 
Press Releases | May 6, 2011

Tortola – British Virgin Islands – 6 May, 2011 – The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (the "FSC") wishes to advise the public that The Tunisia (Restrictive Measures) (Overseas Territories) Order 2011 came into force on 18 March, 2011. The Order was made as a result of the...

 
Press Releases | May 6, 2011

Tortola – British Virgin Islands – 6 May, 2011 – The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission (the "FSC") wishes to advise the public that The Libya (Restrictive Measures) (Overseas Territories) Order 2011 (the "Order") came into force on 9 April, 2011. The Order, was made as a...

 
Press Releases | April 12, 2011

Tortola – British Virgin Islands – 12 April, 2011 –The BVI Financial Services Commission today announced it will conduct a baseline survey to gauge the knowledge of the BVI population with regards to financial literacy. The survey will be conducted over a three-week period from 19 April 2011 to...

 
Press Releases | December 17, 2010

Tortola – British Virgin Islands – 17 December, 2010 – The BVI Financial Services Commission (the "FSC") would like to remind regulated persons and members of the public that fees applicable under financial services legislation will change with effect from 1 January, 2011. The Financial Services...

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