Mondaq Asia Pacific: Wealth Management
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Changes may have significant implications for investors seeking to take advantage of traditionally generous treaty protections.
Shares in a British Virgin islands (BVI) company, held personally or via a nominee arrangement, will be effectively frozen on the passing away of the individual shareholders.
Jincheng Tongda & Neal
In recent years, family wealth management has received extensive attention in China. Hot issues related to inter-generational transition, public charity, cross-border investment, overseas listing...
Guernsey has received an overall rating of ‘Compliant' from the OECD's Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes.
Skipton Managing Director Jim Coupe said the expansion would allow the bank to grow and better meet the needs of its increasing customer base.
A landmark Privy Council ruling has been hailed as good news for Guernsey by an island-based lawyer.
A new Australian private equity fund manager has chosen Guernsey for the launch of its first fund, one of the largest ever raised in Australia and New Zealand.
Guernsey's status as a mature jurisdiction and its strong record and clear position on the transparency of beneficial ownership has been set out by its Chief Minister.
This has to be balanced, however, with the need to keep costs down to retain value and alleviate investors' concerns and to strike the right level of regulation.
Government, industry and regulators in the island are all engaged in activities to secure Guernsey's best interests.
The Guernsey Trusts Law remains a reminder of the jurisdiction's ability to innovate and to adapt to changing market conditions, according to leading trust and fiduciary lawyer Russell Clark.
KPMG Germany was recently appointed by the European Commission to undertake a review of the operation of AIFMD.
A dedicated Guernsey presence in Hong Kong over the past two years has paid dividends for Guernsey Finance and has been strengthened by a new appointment.
Guernsey funds could be set for a burst of pre-Brexit activity as fund managers prepare for the uncertainty of the UK's departure from the European Union in 2019, delegates heard at the Guernsey Funds Masterclass.
Guernsey Finance, the promotional agency for the island's finance industry, has welcomed the launch of the new multimillion-pound Guernsey Investment Fund.
"The opportunities for future trade liberalisation and regulatory co-operation are key." Not my words but those of the UK's Investment Association.
Guernsey is playing an important role in helping the financial services sector in London and the wider UK to prepare the industry to thrive once Britain leaves the European Union.
Cost comes with that, but one thing we find is that US clients don't want to feel they have to have just an onshore European product.
Foundations registered in Guernsey are nearing 100 in the five years since the island's Foundations Law came into effect.
Guernsey Finance expanded its reach across Asia with the opening of a Hong Kong office in 2016.
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