Updated July 2020 | Consolidated Acts



The BVI Securities and Investment Business Act contains a consolidated version of the British Virgin Islands Securities and Investment Business Act, 2010 as amended.

The most recent legislative amendment to this compendium includes:

  • an amendment made by Regulation 2(a) of the Financial Services (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 to the Schedule to the Financial Services (Fees) Regulations, 2010, in force 1 July 2020.

Prior legislative updates include:

  • the Public Funds (Amendment) Code, 2020 which amended section 15 of the Code, in force 31 December 2019
  • amendments made by the Securities and Investment Business (Amendment) Act, 2019, in force 31 December 2019; except for section 3, which inserted section 14A, in force on 1 July 2020

Other legislative updates in force 31 December 2019 include:

  • the Financial Services (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019.
  • the Financial Services (Miscellaneous Exemptions) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019.
  • the Mutual Funds (Foreign Funds) Regulations, 2019.
  • the Mutual Funds (Amendment) Regulations, 2019.
  • the Private Investment Funds Regulations, 2019.
  • the Securities and Investment Business (Incubator and Approved Funds) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019.

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Conyers Dill & Pearman
British Virgin Islands

July 2020