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A guide to custodians of British Virgin Islands funds
  • Carey Olsen
  • British Virgin Islands
  • August 7 2017

The purpose of this guide is to provide a brief summary of the duties and liabilities which a custodian would be subject to if it was


Continuing Obligations for British Virgin Islands Public Funds
  • Carey Olsen
  • British Virgin Islands
  • October 10 2016

No mutual fund may carry on business or hold itself out as carrying on business in or from within the British Virgin Islands (the "BVI") unless the


A year of SIBA
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands
  • June 29 2011

The Securities and Investment Business Act, 2010 (“SIBA”) came into force in May 2010


BVI Public Funds Code, 2010: summary of provisions
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands
  • January 24 2011

At the very end of last year, the BVI Financial Services Commission (FSC) issued the final version of the Public Funds Code, 2010 (the Code) following industry consultation during Summer 2010


BVI Public Funds Code 2010
  • Ogier
  • British Virgin Islands
  • December 31 2010

The FSC releases the Public Funds Code to supplement SIBA and the Mutual Funds Regulations


Securities and Investment Business Act: important deadline approaching
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands
  • November 24 2010

The British Virgin Islands' Securities and Investment Business Act, 2010 ("SIBA") came into force on 17 May 2010


Securities and Investment Business Act
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands
  • November 16 2010

The Securities and Investment Business Act, 2010 (SIBA) came into force on 17 May 2010


BVI funds annual returns - FSC reminder
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands
  • October 14 2010

All BVI private, professional and public funds are required to submit an annual return in the specified form to the Financial Services Commission (FSC) on or before 30 June in respect of the calendar year ending on 31 December of the previous year


Segregated portfolio companies as mutual funds
  • Ogier
  • British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands
  • September 17 2010

The laws of each of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and the Cayman Islands permit, within a single company, the segregation of assets and liabilities amongst various "portfolios" in a way which binds third parties as a matter of the respective laws


Securities and Investment Business Act, 2010 - key considerations for investment managers
  • Ogier
  • British Virgin Islands
  • August 13 2010

With the enactment of the Securities and Investment Business Act, 2010 ("SIBA") in the BVI, which came into force on 17 May 2010, the regulation of the BVI's financial services industry has undergone a number of significant changes which will be relevant to users of BVI vehicles as investment managers of funds or other structures