Antigua and Barbuda
Information Management Solutions Limited
A vital piece of legislation put forward by Republican Congressman Andy Barr is sweeping through the legislative process of the United States almost unnoticed. It quickly achieved Congressional support...
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Changes may have significant implications for investors seeking to take advantage of traditionally generous treaty protections.
Since 2001, international organisations such as FATF have pressured offshore financial centres like the Bahamas to pass legislation to increase transparency within our financial services sector.
A new partnership with an American counterpart to offer a new central bank product could be a solution to the banking and derisking challenges in Barbados.
Bermuda is a well-respected and successful financial centre that is globally recognised for implementing the highest standards of compliance, regulation and transparency.
The elimination of tax evasion is a laudable objective. Governments miss out on revenue if assets are moved to other jurisdictions to evade taxes, and the impact is greater in poorer countries.
Tauil & Chequer
As pessoas físicas e jurídicas residentes, domiciliadas ou com sede no Brasil que possuírem quantia igual ou superior a US$ 100.000,00 (cem mil dólares americanos), ou seu equivalente em outras moedas, em ativos ou direitos localizados no exterior, estão obrigadas a entregar uma declaração...
British Virgin Islands
2016 was an incredibly hard year for the hedge fund industry. One industry statistic has suggested that new fund launches were 40% down on 2015, with the number of new funds...
The Canada Revenue Agency (the "CRA") has launched roughly 100 audits into taxpayers named in the Paradise Papers offshore tax leak, according to documents tabled in Parliament.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The April 2016 "Panama Papers" leak highlighted the attraction for transnational actors of the confidentiality available in certain offshore financial centres.
The CRS which stands for Common Reporting Standards is in
essence an automatic annual financial information exchange tool for
In this article John Dykstra discusses the appeal of the Cayman Islands as the jurisdiction of choice for cat bonds and other ILS products.
Many sophisticated fraudsters use offshore bank accounts and corporate vehicles to conceal their proceeds of fraud.
On 5 June 2017 the Data Protection Law, 2017 (Law) was published in the Cayman Islands Gazette.
There is no doubt that the various regulatory changes we have seen in recent years have created a heightened administrative environment for SPV issuers and their investment managers.
In a recent interview with HFM Week, Harneys Partner Ian Gobin compared Cayman and US funds and discusses how Cayman continues to lead the market.
Antoniou McCollum & Co. LLC
The Control of Concentrations Between Undertakings No. 22(I) of 1999 (the Law) is the legislative instrument regulating concentrations in Cyprus.
Playbell & Co
On the 02 November 2018 the Central Bank of Cyprus issued a circular to all credit institutions under its supervision revising the definition of "shell companies"...
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
On 14 September the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC) published its latest analysis of data on non-performing loans in the Cyprus banking sector, covering the period to 31 May 2018 ...
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
The Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC) has recently published its latest analysis of data on non-performing loans in the Cyprus banking sector ...