Welcome to ILS World

British Virgin Islands

ILS World opened its doors in Tortola in 1994. The BVI has an established international business offer and we provide a timely and efficient service, drawing upon locally cultivated knowledge.


From our Shanghai office, ILS World provides commercial and private clients access to the right global network to meet their ambitions.


The ILS World independent network expanded into the Middle East's vibrant economic and cultural centre in 2005. Since then, we have combined Dubai's excellent reputation as a business friendly and well regulated economy with our significant experience in the jurisdiction to deliver peerless fiduciary, regional incorporation and corporate administration services to clients operating in this exciting marketplace.

Hong Kong

With its stable legal, political and regulatory environment and progressive approach to business Hong Kong is a preferred platform for those seeking a gateway into China.

Isle of Man

Secure, efficient and business friendly, ILS World's approach is defined by our home jurisdiction, the Isle of Man.


Our London office is the hub of ILS World’s administrative function for our UK client companies and an excellent location from which to liaise with a global client portfolio.


Our expansion into Portugal in 1999 was in response to the needs of our clients. Since then, ILS World’s presence in this exciting marketplace has enabled us to better meet the considerable demand for offshore wealth management and protection services.


ILS World opened its doors in Geneva in 2005 and offers a full range of corporate and fiduciary services. With expertise in international holding and trading structures and the ability to manage those structures from within one of the world’s most respected and stable jurisdictions, the business has grown organically and rapidly.


We draw upon Uruguay’s reputation as a strong economy with a stable fiscal and political environment and robust regulatory practices to offer clients wishing to invest in and manage wealth within South America the perfect regional platform.

Gwen Rubaine

Gwen Rubaine

Managing Director, British Virgin Islands

Gwen heads up our BVI office, and is located in Tortola.

Gwen joined the ILS Group in 1999 and her current position is managing director/compliance officer and money laundering reporting officer.

She is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the office, supervising and coaching a team of six. She develops policies and procedures for systems and internal controls to ensure a culture of compliance is embedded in the organization. As a member of the ILS Fiduciary (BVI) Limited, she actively participates in board meetings, which require her input to set the strategic direction for the successful management and operation of the company.

Gwen's experience in the financial services industry spans 42 years and includes banking, compliance, risk management, anti-money laundering, interpreting and applying laws from the BVI legislative framework for financial services, corporate governance, and company administration.

Among her qualifications are an Advanced Certificate in Compliance from the International Compliance Association (Manchester Business School); a Diploma (Graduate) in Compliance from the International Compliance Association (Manchester Business School); a Certificate in Offshore Finance and Administration (the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators); a Certificate in Business Continuity Management (the National Institute for Business Continuity Management, USA); a Certificate in Anti-Money Laundering (The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, USA); Certificate in Money Laundering Risk in Capital Markets (ICA); Certificate in Corporate Governance(ICA) and an Associate Degree in Business Administration-Financial Services(HLSCC).

She is currently studying for an MBA from the University of Bradford, and a STEP Certificate in Compliance for Professional Advisors.

Gwen is an approved Compliance Officer and MLRO in the jurisdiction of the British Virgin Islands; a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (USA); Certified Business Continuity Manager (USA); Commissioner for Oaths (BVI) Courts); a member of the local (BVIACO) and international Compliance Associations (ICA); a member of the group of CAMS Certified Members and a member of CAMS- Central Florida (USA) Chapter.

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26 Years of trading
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