British Virgin Islands vs Malta

international financial centres

On the face of it the differences between the British Virgin Islands and Malta are very slim.

The British Virgin Islands is a well-established off shore (although I am now told that in today's political climate I should say 'international') centre based in the Caribbean.

Malta by way of contrast is a Mediterranean Island, hitherto known more for tourism than as a financial centre. Malta's recent claim to fame is that it became a full member of the European Union on 1 May this year and now prom