Legal Guide

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Legal update – Amendments to the Economic Substance regime in the British Virgin Islands

20 July 2021 | by Jermaine Case

In this legal update we examine the changes to the economic substance regime introduced by the Economic Substance (Companies and Limited Partnerships) (Amendment) Act, 2021.

Legal update – Probates (Resealing) Act, 2021

24 June 2021 | by Paul Mellor

In this legal update we examine the introduction of the Probates (Resealing) Act, 2021.

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Legal guide – Compliance Officer’s Reports

19 March 2021 | by Jermaine Case

In this legal guide we examine the obligation to prepare and submit an annual Compliance Officer’s report in compliance with the Regulatory Code 2009.

Legal update – BVI Government to introduce new business licensing and investment regime

11 February 2021 | by Paul Mellor

In this legal update we examine the BVI Government’s proposals for the introduction of a new business licensing and investment regime.

Obtaining a Liquor Licence In the British Virgin Islands

06 November 2020 | by Paul Mellor

In this guide, we examine the requirement for businesses in the British Virgin Islands selling alcoholic drinks to hold the required liquor licence.

Property Tax In the British Virgin Islands

02 September 2020 | by Paul Mellor

In this guide, we examine property tax in the British Virgin Islands, including which types of property are subject to it, how it is calculated and when it is payable.