The BVI has implemented a host of legislation aimed at detecting, preventing and prosecuting money laundering and other serious financial crimes. These legislative measures reflect international best practices and are geared towards safeguarding the integrity of the BVI’s financial services industry.

The relevant laws include:


Financial Investigation Agency Act & Amendments


Anti-Money Laundering, Counter-Terrorist Financing and Proliferation Financing Legislation

Proceeds of Criminal Conduct Act
Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Code of Practice
Anti-Money Laundering Regulations
Drug Trafficking Offences Act
Criminal Justice International Co-operation Act
Mutual Legal Assistance (United States of America) Act
Terrorist Financing/Terrorism
Proliferation Financing (Prohibition) Act
Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions
Non-Profit Organisations


Any person that fails or refuses to provide information to the Agency that it considers relevant to the performance of its functions commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty thousand dollars or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or to both.

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