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Derek Adler
Friday
Sep 17 '10
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Derek Adler

New deadline published for licensing of investment business under SIBA regulation.

The Securities and Investment Business Act, 2010 (SIBA) came into force in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) on May 17, 2010 (other than Part II dealing with the public issue of securities).

Following its introduction, the transitional period for obtaining an investment business licence and complying with many of the rules introduced by the new legislation has been extended to December 31, 2010.

SIBA requires any person carrying out "investment business" in or from within the BVI to obtain a licence from the BVI Financial Services Commission. If a ...

Derek Adler
Thursday
Jul 22 '10
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UK
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Derek Adler

During a Westminster Hall Debate on Offshore Financial Centres, the Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Mark Hoban MP, welcomed the British Virgin Islands’ place on the OECD White List, in response to an intervention from the new Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on the British Virgin Islands, Mark Pritchard MP.

You can read the full BVI Bulletin story here.

Derek Adler
Thursday
Jul 8 '10
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UK
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Derek Adler

As you're all probably aware, part of this year's company strategy at ifina has been to really become ONE company, with strong functional centres placed around the globe. Our recent expansion in central europe has brought specific expert knowledge and experience to the table, which in turn will help us develop and expand our business in these exciting regions.

Sam Bratchie and myself had the recent pleasure of a trip to help unify this expertise and met with Hans Messmer, Gabriele Whittaker and Dr. Helmut Raffelsberger in Zurich. Hans, Gabriele and Helmut respectfully head up our Swiss and ...

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