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Consultative Documents | February 13, 2015

Comments sought on the BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act, 2015. For further information, please see our Industry Update page.

 
Industry Updates | February 9, 2015

A draft Bill to amend the BVI Business Companies Act, the BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act, 2015 has been published and the BVI Financial Services Commission is soliciting your comments. The Bill will be available through 9 March and industry practitioners and participants are especially...

 
Industry Updates | February 4, 2015

Licensed entities are reminded that the deadline for submission of 2014 Mutual Fund Annual Returns is 30 June, 2015.  Returns can be submitted to the Commission by registered users through the Mutual Funds Returns platform.  If you are not yet a registered user, you can sign up at...

 
Industry Updates | February 4, 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 | February 4, 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 | February 3, 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 | February 3, 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 | February 3, 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 | December 4, 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 | November 13, 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 | October 7, 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...

 
Consultative Documents | April 10, 2014

Consultation Draft (April 2014)

 
Press Releases | July 11, 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 | 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. 

The...

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