Tag Archives: British Virgin Islands

British Virgin Islands Announces Digital Currency

03 Dec
British Virgin Islands

Government, LIFElabs.io to develop BVI~LIFE™, a digital currency for the betterment of the territory. Tortola, British Virgin Islands – December 3, 2019 – As part of an on-going initiative to grow the Financial Technology sector, the British Virgin Islands is hosting its BVI Digital Economy symposium on December 3rd. The event will connect over 100 stakeholders […]

The Netherlands is world’s biggest conduit to offshore tax havens

27 Jul
Offshore Tax Havens

‘Only five big countries act as conduit-OFCs,’ the researchers from Corpnet said in a new report. ‘Together these five conduits channel 47% of corporate offshore investment from tax havens, according to the data we analysed.’ The two biggest conduits by far are the Netherlands (23%) and the United Kingdom (14%), followed by Switzerland (6%), Singapore […]

The Crucial Role of Offshore Centers in the Global Economy

29 Jun
offshore centers whitepaper

417,000 companies are registered in BVI The companies have US$1.5 trillion in global assets The sector supports 2.2 million jobs worldwide. Impressive as the results are from our British colonial cousin (applause, applause), we are certain that a similar analysis of the Cayman Islands’ global impact would yield similar – perhaps larger – figures. As […]

Cayman tops offshore deal-making in 2016

05 Apr
Rainbow - Cayman Islands offshore deal-making

Offshore law firm Appleby noted in its latest Offshore-i report that last year Cayman-incorporated companies were the target of 920 transactions worth a combined US$84 billion, representing 36 percent of total offshore deal value. “Cayman remained the leader in offshore deal volume and value in 2016, accounting for the largest portion of the year’s offshore […]

The Heavens. Annual Report

21 Mar
The Heavens

“The Heavens. Annual Report” Paolo Woods & Gabriele Galimberti Centre Assas | Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas AS A PART OF THE MOIS DE LA PHOTO DU GRAND PARIS 2017 The Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas and the Rencontres d’Arles are teaming up for a groundbreaking approach to the debate over major social issues by bringing specialists […]

Fifty Shades of Tax Dodging

03 Nov
Fifty Shades of Tax Dodging

UK takes two-faced approach to tax, new report suggests 3 November 2015 – The UK government has a ‘Janus-faced’ approach to tax, a new report suggests today: promising an increasingly intolerant approach to evasion and avoidance while being an aggressive participant in global tax competition and tolerating the UK tax havens which facilitate financial crime […]

British Virgin Islands Offshore Business Rises

04 Jan
Coat of Arms of the British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission has published statistics on the islands’ financial services industry for the second and third quarters of 2011, showing that business activity increased last year. Business incorporations and registrations, at 17,056 in Q3, showed improvement on Q2 registrations and incorporations of 15,689. This was a marked increase on that […]

British Virgin Islands as Offshore Financial Centre

06 Apr
Geoff Holt BVI stamp

The British Virgin Islands has reversed recent trends by becoming the only offshore financial centre to have its rating boosted in the latest Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI 9). The improvement comes against a backdrop of decline among all other offshore jurisdictions. The ninth edition of the GFCI revealed that the BVI has improved its […]

Offshore Company Formation

23 Mar
Offshore Company Formation

The British Virgin Islands was fairly unknown until it got savvy with offshore legislation that made Offshore Company Formation lucrative and much sought after. This archipelago has come from far, what with their current massive investments in their offshore banking institutions and the tight but flexible legislation that have made many investors come in the […]