Global Lead, Company Formation
Simon joined the Group in February 2013, and is now the Deputy Group Managing Director of Corporate & Private Clients. He has more than 16 years' experience as a manager and director in the fiduciary services industry and has considerable experience in the areas of corporate business, trusts and investment business. He was born and educated in the UK, and is a long-term resident of the British Virgin Islands.
Prior to joining the Group, Simon was Managing Director of the BVI office of a global privately owned fiduciary services provider, where he was ultimately promoted to Group Director with responsibility also for Asian operations.
Simon is regularly consulted by the Regulator and Government of the British Virgin Islands on financial services matters, and serves on numerous industry groups including the Joint Anti-Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing Advisory Committee, BVI ICSA Group, and the Premier's Financial Services Business Development Committee among others. Simon has a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree from the University of Manchester in the UK, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, and a Member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners.
02 March 2020
One of the most significant developments for international financial centres (IFCs) over the past decade and a half has been the application of new compliance regulations. Simon Filmer, Global Lead, Company Formation at Vistra, recently shared his insights…
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