Posted on December 21, 2010 10:38
Tortola, British virgin Islands – 21 December, 2010 – The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission ("FSC") considers it necessary to issue this public statement in order to protect the public interest, and the interest of any of the customers and creditors of Marylebone Property & Casualty Insurance Corporation ("Marylebone"), and to make the general public aware that the Company is no longer licensed or regulated by the FSC and is subject to enforcement action that remains outstanding.
The details are:
• Marylebone was formerly licensed by the FSC to conduct general insurance business from within the Territory, having been so licensed on 28 December, 2000.
• In December, 2009 the FSC imposed an administrative penalty on Marylebone in the
amount of $4,000.00 for a contravention of section 22(1) (b) of the Insurance Act, 1994
by failing to submit audited financial statements to the FSC within three months of the
2007 financial year end. To date, this administrative penalty has not been paid.
• Marylebone is no longer licensed and regulated by the FSC; the licence having expired
on 30 November, 2010.
The FSC will provide an update on any further developments in this matter.
This Public Statement is issued pursuant to Section 37A (4) of the Financial Services
Commission Act, 2001.