The British Virgin Islands and Investment Funds

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This guide provides an overview of the various investment fund vehicles available in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). It concentrates on regulated investment funds and, in particular, hedge funds, since these constitute a large majority of the investment funds domiciled in the BVI and make up approximately one quarter of all offshore hedge funds established worldwide.

The investment funds industry in the BVI is regulated by the Investment Business Division of the Financial Services Commission (the FSC) and the primary legislation which governs the industry is the Securities and Investment Business Act, 2010 (SIBA).

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Topics:  BVI Business Companies, Hedge Funds, Investment Funds

Published In: Finance & Banking Updates, International Trade Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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