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BVI among countries named in new ‘Paradise Papers’ leak

In the end of last week the US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), which released Panama Papers last year, made public the Paradise Papers, a leak containing over 13 million documents being sifted through by journalists in more than … Continue reading

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Polo Resources Limited announced suspension of AIM trading

BVI-registered mining and exploration group Polo Resources Limited announced on 18 October, 2017 that it did not finish the appointment of a replacement nominated adviser by 19 October 2017, as it is required by the London Stock Exchange. As a … Continue reading

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BVI company involved in Iceland’s former Prime Minister’s tax payment issues

It became known that Wintris, an offshore company registered in the British Virgin Islands and owned by the wife of former Primer Minister of Iceland, failed to pay taxes in Iceland for a period of several years. The existence and … Continue reading

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UK Government investigates cases of possible tax evasion by landlords

Transparency International UK has published a report informing that London properties are being purchased anonymously through companies. The organisation investigated the cases, and found that more than third of properties sold in a new Kensington and Chelsea development areas were … Continue reading

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Public statement issued on Anmaric Enterprises Corporation

BVI FSC issued public statement regarding the company named Anmaric Enterprises Corporation, to inform the public that it has never been licensed or regulated by the Commission to carry on any type of financial services business in the jurisdiction. Anmaric … Continue reading

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BVI FSC issues public statements on E-Crypto Trade & Finance Group and ZAR Solutions Limited

The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission issued public statements concerning the companies named E-Crypto Trade & Finance Group, Inc. and ZAR Solutions Limited, in order to protect the public interest, and the interests of any customers or creditors of … Continue reading

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Capital Economics reports BVI companies allowing to avoid US$750mln tax

According to the new report by British company Capital Economics, the assets held offshore in the BVI jurisdiction are worth US$1.5 trillion, twice more than the 2010 statistics of the International Monetary Fund. Two thirds of the BVI-registered companies are … Continue reading

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BVI FSC warns public on Private Placement Associates

The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission has been made aware that the company named Private Placement Associates has offered investments business services through its website www.privateplacement.ae/, while purporting to be licensed and regulated in the jurisdiction. It was confirmed … Continue reading

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BVI FSC publishes statement on OKPAY Inc

The Financial Services Commission has issued public statement concerning the company named OKPAY Inc., to inform the public that the company has never been licensed or regulated by the BVI FSC to carry any type of financial services business. The … Continue reading

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BVI FSC issued public statement on Eleuthera Insurance Limited

The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission issued a public statement to protect the public interest and interests of customers and creditors of Eleuthera Insurance Limited, and to make the general public aware that this company is no longer licensed … Continue reading

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