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BVI LONDON CIRCLE MEETING BUILDS ON POSITIVE OUTLOOK

Tuesday June 1, 2010

Director of the BVI London Office Mr. Kedrick Malone recently met with the BVI London Circle of Business Leaders to discuss a presentation on behalf of the International Finance Centre (IFC) on current political developments in the United Kingdom and Europe.

Discussion also focussed on the London Office 2010 Work Programme and the potential growth areas for business in the financial sector of the Virgin Islands.


NEW LAW FIRM HEADS TO BVI

Friday April 3, 2009

Six BVI law students attended a presentation hosted exclusively for them on 25th March by WithersWorldwide at their UK headquarters in the City of London.

Begun in 1896 by two brothers as Withers and Withers, the firm now employs more than 600 people worldwide and has global revenues of more than £150 m.

Their BVI office is expected to open in early May and will be headed by partners John Greenwood and Jeremy Scott.


London Office Hosts Third Annual Professional Development Seminar

Saturday 28th February, 2009

Twenty-two BVI students participated in the 3rd Annual Professional Development Seminar hosted by the London Office at BVI House on 28th February and facilitated by Sarah Setterfield, of Impact 4 Success, a leading UK corporate consultancy firm.

While the first seminar focused on the Legal Profession Act and the second on Financial Services, the third emphasized preparing students for the job market.


CFD LAUNCHES GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT OUTLOOK REPORT

Tuesday 2 December, 2008

If you are interested in learning more about the environment, the Conservation and Fisheries Department and the Caribbean Youth Environment Network (CYEN) are inviting the public to the launch of the Global Environment Outlook for Youth in the Caribbean Report on Wednesday, December 3 at 12:30 p.m. in the Breezeway at the Central Administration Building.

The report features articles, poems and other artistic representations from youth in 14 Caribbean countries between the ages of 15 and 29 who shared their environmental concerns and proposals.


Premier Takes Students on Royal Excursion

Saturday 25 October, 2008

While in London on the occasion of the Tenth Overseas Territories Consultative Council Meeting (OTCC), Premier Hon. Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE hosted Virgin Islanders studying and living in the United Kingdom and their guests for an all-day excursion to Windsor Castle followed by lunch on Saturday 25 October, 2008.


Critically Acclaimed Artists From The British Virgin Islands Shake Off Stereotyped Caribbean Image with a New Art Show In London

Monday 2nd June, 2008

Demonstrating that the British Virgin Islands (BVI) are not just about palm trees and financial services, four leading artists from the islands are bringing their work to London in July hoping to make an impact on the London Art scene, and attract international collectors to their work.


Chalwell sings for BVI Youth Charity

Wednesday 30 April, 2008

The night of Wednesday 30 April, 2008 was one to remember in London when Robert Chalwell, Jr sang in front of a very appreciative audience at Christchurch Spitalfields in a concert jointly organised by the BVI London Office and the Friends of the BVI.


London Office Hosts Successful Student Professional Development Seminar

Saturday 23rd February, 2008

The London Office hosted a very successful Professional Development Seminar on the British Virgin Islands Financial Services industry for Virgin Islanders studying in the United Kingdom on Saturday 23 February, 2008. The main objective of the seminar was to ensure that the students have a working appreciation of the financial services sector particularly as it relates to helping them define and achieve their career goals. The seminar was also attended by a number of Virgin Islanders living in the United Kingdom.