Data Protection legislation has arrived in the BVI

The British Virgin Islands has enacted new personal data protection legislation in the form of the Data Protection Act, 2021 (the DPA). Although enacted, the date on which the DPA will come into force is yet to be announced, but this is expected imminently.

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Appealing civil judgments in Guernsey

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Annual return reporting requirements for certain BVI licensees

The BVI Financial Services Commission (FSC) has introduced new annual return reporting requirements for certain categories of licensees, including trust companies, investment managers/ investment advisors and fund administrators.

I don’t need a will – do I?

Well that really depends on whether you are happy for your estate to pass in accordance with the law or in accordance with your own wishes – which may differ significantly!

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