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AML-CFT

Find here the British Virgin Islands’ legislative framework for countering money laundering and terrorist-financing, including the criminalisation of activities surrounding the proceeds of criminal conduct and terrorist-financing; the regulation and supervision of relevant entities for anti-money laundering and countering of terrorist-financing (AML/CFT) purposes and AML/CFT obligations of relevant entities.

Corporate Structures

Find here legislation which establishes the framework for the creation of corporate entities in the British Virgin Islands including BVI Business Companies, Micro-Business Companies and Limited Partnerships.

Deposit Taking Institutions and Financing and Money Services Business

Find here legislation detailing the requirements for licensing and regulatory obligations for Banks, other deposit-taking institutions and Financing and Money Services Businesses.

Governance

Find here legislation which relates to the establishment and operation of statutory bodies involved in or closely related to the supervision and regulation of financial services business in the Virgin Islands.

Insurance

Find here legislation that covers all insurance matters within the British Virgin Islands including the licensing and regulation of foreign and domestic insurance companies; the categories of insurance licensees issued by the BVI Financial Services Commission and the requirements and obligations of insurance managers and other insurance intermediaries.

International Cooperation

Find here legislation relating to the exchange of information among international Competent Authorities to facilitate international cooperation in line with standards established by global standard-setting bodies.

Investment Business

Find here legislation related to the formation and management of Trusts in the Virgin Islands, including the obligations of associated fiduciary entities.

Other

Find here legislation that are not administered by the BVI Financial Services Commission, but are relevant to participants within the financial services industry.

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