The BVI Financial Investigation Agency (FIA) is presently reviewing the compliance arrangements of real estate agents throughout the jurisdiction to ensure they meet the requirements of the British Virgin Islands’ (BVI)...more
BVI Signs "UK FATCA" -
The British Virgin Islands ("BVI") Government signed an agreement (“UK/BVI IGA”) with the United Kingdom providing for automatic exchange of financial information relating to UK tax payers who...more
Deficiencies in anti-money laundering compliance in Belize and Guyana have been highlighted by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) and the British Virgin Islands (BVI) regulator....more
New response deadlines have been imposed for Financial Investigation Agency (FIA) information requests.
The Financial Investigation Agency Act, 2003 (FIA Act) has been amended, as of 2 December 2013, to require any...more
The British Virgin Islands’ (BVI) government entered into its twenty-fifth tax information exchange agreement (TIEA) with the Republic of Poland on 29 November 2013. The BVIPoland TIEA supplements similar treaties entered...more
Harneys continues to monitor developments related to the EU’s AIFMD with a focus on how it will affect our clients in the Cayman Islands and BVI. The most significant recent development is that the AIFMD Level 2 Regulation...more