First Board Meeting of the Board of the BVI International Arbitration Centre
On Thursday 12 November, 2015, the Board of the BVI International Arbitration Centre held its inaugural meeting in Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands. Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Hon D. Orlando Smith, OBE delivered remarks to the Board to commemorate the first meeting which he described as “a very happy occasion for our territory”. He went on to say that the Arbitration Centre is “exactly the sort of value added initiative which the McKinsey report recommended to strengthen the financial services sector in the BVI…” and that “…it is an essential vehicle for taking the BVI forward.” The Honorable Premier also assured the Board of the Government’s support as well as its commitment to the independence and autonomy of the Centre which the Government recognizes as critical to its attractiveness and success.
The full press release can be accessed below.
First Board Meeting of the Board of the BVIIAC