Updated July 2021 | Consolidated Acts

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The BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 Compendium contains a consolidated version of the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004, incorporating all amendments, to date, including consolidated versions of related regulations and statutory instruments.

The most recent legislative update includes:

  • amendments to Schedule 1 of the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004 made by the BVI Business Companies (Amendment of Schedule 1) Order, 2021, in force 1 July 2021

Previous updates included:

  • amendments to sections 118B, 217, and 235 of the BVI Business Company Act, 2004 made by the BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Act, 2019, in force 1 January 2020.
  • amendments to Regulation 25 of the BVI Business Companies Regulations, 2012 made by the BVI Business Companies (Amendment) Regulations, 2019, deemed to have come into force 1 October 2018.

This Compendium does not, however, contain the various forms and filings prescribed by the legislation; these are available on request from Conyers Dill & Pearman.

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Conyers Dill & Pearman
British Virgin Islands

July 2021