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October 4th, 2022
EU removes Bermuda; Adds Anguilla, Bahamas, Turks & Caicos to tax blacklist

BRUSSELS, Belgium- The European Union (EU) has added the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands to its tax haven blacklist and also put Anguilla back on as a "non-cooperative jurisdiction" just a year after it was removed.

March 31st, 2022
C’Bean states have ‘legal leg’ against unfair EU Backlisting – Regional Economist

HAMILTON, Bermuda – British Caribbean Overseas Territory (OTs) and other regional countries may be able to take legal action against unfair black and greylisting by the European Union (EU) in a process rooted in double standards.

March 25th, 2022
No EU Blacklisted country have predominately ‘white’ population - T&T Economist

HAMILTON, Bermuda – Following Bermuda and British Virgin Islands (BVI) inclusion in the grey list of European Union non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes, analysis from Caribbean Economist Marla Dukharan has found problematic methodologies with how exactly countries make these EU lists.

March 9th, 2021
EU parliament shelves vote on Brexit deal after UK PM ‘violates’ agreement

LONDON, UK- The Virgin Islands and other Overseas Territories are not the only ones who have found they are unable to trust the United Kingdom (UK) government of Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson ‘aka ‘Boris’.

January 22nd, 2021
European Parliament wants VI back on EU tax haven blacklist

STRASBOURG, France – Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) based in Strasbourg, France will vote to add British Overseas Territories (OTs), including the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) to be added to European Union (EU) tax haven blacklist after the conclusion of the Brexit deal.

January 1st, 2021
BREXIT impacts on VI trade & travel starts Jan 1, 2021- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), has warned of the implications of BREXIT on the territory, which takes effect from today January 1, 2021.

February 19th, 2020
VI now a fully compliant jurisdiction under EU tax laws

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The [British] Virgin Islands has now been recognised as a fully compliant jurisdiction for tax purposes under the European Union (EU) having previously been placed on "Annexe ll" of the EU's list while they monitored the Territory’s compliance in matters related to economic substance.

February 1st, 2020
BREXIT: No immediate changes for VI before year end- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - At 6:00pm Atlantic Standard Time on January, 31, 2020, the United Kingdom (UK) officially exited the European Union (EU) after 46 years of membership more and than three years after it voted to do so in a referendum.

August 20th, 2019
Unelected Governor fires back @ Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In damning allegations, Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in a Saturday, August 17, 2019 statement had accused United Kingdom (UK) officials in the Virgin Islands (VI) of deliberately failing to investigate the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, leaving the door open for UK imposed policies on the territory’s finances among other strategic plans to control the territory.

May 30th, 2019
BREXIT: UK Gov’t working in interest of VI – Gov Japsert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Even as the relationship between the United Kingdom (UK) and its British Overseas Territories (OTs) reach an impasse where OTs now more than ever are seeking greater autonomy in managing their own affairs, Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI), Mr Augustus J. U. Jaspert says the UK will continue to ensure that the interests of the VI are represented and reflected in its European Union (EU) negotiations.

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