British Virgin Islands BETTING AND GAMING ASSOCIATION

BVIGA Proposes World Leading Passporting Regime for UK Online Gambling Sector

Recently we have seen an increased balkanisation of the online gambling sector within Europe, many Member States have retreated from the core EU principle of freedom to provide services across borders. The BVIGA is advising the UK to implement its proposed changes to the UK online...

OECD Tax Assistance Convention Extended to British Virgin Islands

OECD and Council of Europe Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters extended to include British Virgin Islands. Coinciding with the signing of the British Virgin Islands-UK Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) to improve international tax compliance on 21 November 2013, the OECD...

British Virgin Islands signs Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) with UK (FATCA)

Please see attached a press release just issued: HM Government of British Virgin Islands signs Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) with the United Kingdom to improve international tax compliance (FATCA). The Hon. Albert Isola MP, Minister with responsibility for Financial Services, signed an...

BVIGA Information Leaflet – The impact of the UK Government’s point of consumption proposals

We have attached the following information leaflet which gives you an introduction to the BVIGA and to the impact that the UK Government’s point of consumption proposals are having on British Virgin Islands and its gaming industry.  Please click on the leaflet below to read more and...

EU confirms British Virgin Islands has a good record on collaboration for tax, financial services and money laundering matters

European Parliament Register Subject: Answer to written question on British Virgin Islands and collaboration on tax, financial services and money laundering matters Date published: November 1 2013 Question for written answer E-010033/2013 to the Commission Rule 117 Sir Graham Watson (ALDE)...

BVIGA gives evidence to UK House of Commons re Point of Consumption

Peter Howitt gives evidence on behalf of the BVIGA re Point of Consumption to the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill Public Bill Committee at the House of Commons on Tuesday 12th November. Selected Quotes: “The [proposed] regulatory regime does not have a precedent in...