The U.K. Foreign Secretary Liz Truss issued a written statement announcing the U.K.’s decision to refrain from imposing direct rule on the British Virgin Islands.
The Financial Services Commission issued a circular to remind entities that they are required to comply with all sanctions issued by the U.K. as extended to the British Virgin Islands by the Overseas Territories Sanctions Orders.
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The arrest of British Virgin Islands Premier Andrew Fahie on U.S. drug trafficking and money laundering charges in Miami last month amounts to more than just a temporary, albeit significant, source of embarrassment for the overseas territory.
The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission issued a $20,000 administrative penalty against the Road Town-based corporate services provider for violating the Anti-Money Laundering Terrorist Financing Code of Practice, 2008.
The Financial Services Commission issued an enforcement action against the British Virgin Islands-based office of the Panamanian law firm requiring it to appoint a qualified person to advise it proper business conduct pursuant to the Financial Services Commission Act.