British Virgin Islands
The British Virgin Islands is continuing its push into the financial technology (Fintech) space as a means of ensuring that it is not left behind as technology moves forward. At its recent Digital ...
Appleby acted as BVI legal advisers to iFinex on the private token sale of LEO tokens, which commenced on 8 May 2019. iFinex's Chief Technology Officer
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Partners Oliver Bell and Lucy Frew, along with senior counsel Lisa Penn-Lettsome and associate Jude Hodge have provided legal commentary on the key issues and developments in FinTech.
The BVI suffered severe damage by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017. In the aftermath of the storms, the financial services community formed an alliance and worked together ...
The tokens may also be
exchanged for other well-known cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin or
Such is the level of interest that earlier this year, Killourhy (pictured) noted in a briefing that the BVI was keen to investigate a role in this new capital raising phenomena.
"Fintech is the future", said Mr Carson Wen (Mr Wen), the Chairman and founder of Bank of Asia (BVI) Limited (Bank of Asia).
Changes to the British Virgin Islands' Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Code of Practice, 2008 (the Code) will permit entities in the BVI to use digital verification of identities
Initial currency offerings (ICOs) of crypto-currencies, tokens and other block chain based assets raised over US$ 3.5 billion in 2017.
Interest in the setting up and distribution of initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the BVI and other offshore locations has mushroomed during 2017; we expect this to continue going forward.