JURISDICTION IN BRIEF
 

Type of law

Common Law

Principal corporate legislation

BVI Business Companies Act 2004
Partnership Act 1996
Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Code of Practice 2008

Foreign exchange control

None

Language of legislation and corporate documents

English

Disclosure of beneficial owners to authorities at incorporation

Not a legal requirement

Availability of shelf companies

Yes, please see our List of ready-made companies

Transfer of domicile

Permitted (both in and out)