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BVI - Licence fees, penalties and strike off – timeline

06 Mar 2015
As we raise our 2015 annual invoices, I thought it would be timely to briefly remind you how the licence fee system works in the BVI. Licence fees in the BVI are payable on a calendar year basis. The due date for these licence fees is determined by the date of incorporation of the company as follows:  Licence fees for companies incorporated January to June are due... Read More AboutBVI - Licence fees, penalties and strike off – timeline »

By Amy Roost

BVI Registry issues certificates of good standing electronically

16 Dec 2014
In response to pressures for speed and efficiency the BVI Registry of Corporate Affairs has announced that it will be issuing certificates of good standing electronically, effective 8 December 2014. PDF Certificates will generally be available on a same business day basis (BVI time). For the remainder of December and January 2015 clients will receive both electronic and hard copy... Read More AboutBVI Registry issues certificates of good standing electronically »

By Amy Roost

BVI: Anti-money Laundering National Risk Assessment

30 Jul 2014
The BVI is scheduled to undergo its Fourth Round of Mutual Evaluation by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) in 2017 based on the Financial Action Task Force‚Äôs (FATF) International Standard on Combating Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism and Proliferation. Each member country of the FATF and its associated regional bodies are now required to ensure that they... Read More AboutBVI: Anti-money Laundering National Risk Assessment »

By Philip Jacques

Meaning of a "member" under BVI law

18 May 2014
Comodo Holdings Ltd v (1) Renaissance Ventures Ltd; and (2) Joseph Katz (executor for the estate of Eric D Emanuel Dec'd) BVIHC (Com) 2013/0045 The key point that emerged from the case was that prima facie to be a member of a BVI business company, the individual needs to be entered as a member in the share register. Evidence of title, namely the holding of a share certificate,... Read More AboutMeaning of a "member" under BVI law »

By Philip Jacques


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