TITLE

NAVIGATING THE HIGHS AND LOWS OF THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS AS AN INTERNATIONAL OFFSHORE FINANCIAL CENTRE: THE STRENGTHS, WEAKNESSES, OPPORTUNITIES AND THREATS

AUTHOR(S)
Burns, Michael J.; McConvill, James
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Original Law Review;2011, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p105
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers a SWOT analysis for the British Virgin Islands (BVI) as an offshore financial centre (OFC). It mentions the continuous dominance of the BVI as an offshore jurisdiction for the incorporation of international companies as its strength. It notes the insufficient depth and expertise in the regulation of insurance and double tax treaties as weaknesses. Meanwhile, one opportunity considered for the BVI is the increase utilisation of segregated portfolio companies.
ACCESSION #
86448438

 

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