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Andrew Tyrie MP, chairman of the Treasury Select Committee, has revealed the government will step in and examine why the Financial Conduct Authority reaches settlements with certain firms... read more
The UAE and Luxembourg are modern, dynamic economies that have emerged as major financial centres and hubs for international banking... read more
Bermuda and other international financial centres are “routinely attacked and demonised” in Europe, according to Bermuda’s top financial regulator... read more
The Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday launched its effort to pursue reforms at the Federal Reserve, with the central bank's regional structure among the topics that came into the panel's cross-hairs... read more
A survey from Deutsche Bank ’s Global Prime Finance unit, published on Tuesday, showed two-thirds of responding investors said hedge funds they invested in didn’t produce the returns they had been targeting last year... read more
Britain’s retreat from investment banking is set to accelerate as Royal Bank of Scotland aims to slash as many as 14,000 jobs in the sector and Barclays’ chief executive says he has limited patience with the business... read more
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FATCA and the Cyprus - US Connection
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Steadying the ship of the Cyprus Economy
  Stelios Havatzias examines the successful Cyprus shipping industry, and considers why the jurisdiction has a real reason to feel optimistic amid the negative press of recent times. (01/01/2014)
Cypriot Banking Crisis – Not Applicable to All
  Grant Stein discusses the banking crisis in Cyprus, which unfolded this year, leaving banks in Cyprus greatly exposed to systemic risk with a combination of bad lending and large holdings of Greek sovereign debt. (01/06/2013)
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A Modern Arbitration Framework for the British Virgin Islands
  Alistair Abbott considers how the new Arbitration Act is a welcome update to the BVI's position on arbitration. (01/03/2015)
The BVI: The Premier Corporate Domicile
  Well regarded as a compliant and transparent jurisdiction, BVI Finance provide an overview of the jurisdiction's financial services. (01/03/2015)
Caribbean Offshore Financial Centres: Not All Are Created Equal
  Despite criticism of IFCs and their practices in the media, Canadian FDI into Caribbean IFCs has continued at a steady pace. Dr Walid Hejazi examines the attraction of the region. (01/02/2015)
When Life Gives You Lemons...The BVI and the Global Push for Tax Transparency
  Marianne Rajic and Lisa Penn-Lettsome consider the impact of the shift in supranational initiatives towards Tax Transparency on the BVI. (01/02/2015)
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Transparency and Directors Registration in the Cayman Islands
  Matt Mulry considers the significant steps taken to increase transparency and investor protection in the Cayman Islands funds sector. (01/03/2015)
Keeping Pace with the Ever Changing World in Which We Practice
  Morven McMillan examines the latest trends in the trust and wealth management industry and casts her eye over future developments facing the industry. (01/02/2015)
Caribbean Offshore Financial Centres: Not All Are Created Equal
  Despite criticism of IFCs and their practices in the media, Canadian FDI into Caribbean IFCs has continued at a steady pace. Dr Walid Hejazi examines the attraction of the region. (01/02/2015)
Operational Enhancement: The Cayman Exempted Limited Partnership
  Joss Morris examines how recent revisions to the Cayman ELP legislation have improved the existing framework and showcase the jurisdiction's forward thinking mentality. (01/02/2015)
Latest Articles
Caribbean Offshore Financial Centres: Not All Are Created Equal
  Despite criticism of IFCs and their practices in the media, Canadian FDI into Caribbean IFCs has continued at a steady pace. Dr Walid Hejazi examines the attraction of the region. (01/02/2015)
The Bahamas Offerings for HNWIs: Residences at Baha Mar
  Advertorial: With HNWIs increasingly looking for property investments in the Caribbean, the Baha Mar development is beginning to turn heads. (01/01/2015)
Riding the Waves of Change: Balancing Compliance with Confidentiality
  Nadia Fountain examines how The Bahamas can comply with international regulatory stands while maintaining the confidentiality of clients. (01/01/2015)
The Bahamas: The Finance Centre of Choice for Asian Investors
  Wendy Warren examines why the Bahamas is the financial centre of choice for Asian investors. (01/01/2015)