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European Union officials have proposed removing eight jurisdictions from the blacklist of tax havens the bloc adopted in December, in what critics may see as a blow to its campaign against tax avoidance.... read more
MiFID II will accentuate every trend affecting the European asset management industry today, according to Moody’s.... read more
With tourism in Portugal booming, more and more investors are pouring into the country to reap rewards made easy through programmes like the Golden Visa... read more
The number of Foundation structures registered in Jersey grew by 9% last year, with a total of more than 350 Foundations having now been set up in Jersey since the structure’s introduction in 2009 ... read more
Prominent campaigner and wealth manager believes FCA may be allowing large asset managers to flout the new rules.... read more
Cheese, sunflower seeds and rough rice sounds like an unappetizing mix -- unless you happen to be a hedge-fund manager.... read more
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A Destination of Choice for Non-UK Companies
  In the past decade, Guernsey has established its reputation as the destination of choice for non-UK incorporated companies listing on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM). (31/12/2017)
The Beneficial Ownership of Legal Persons in Guernsey
  The Beneficial Ownership (definition) Regulations, 2017 (the Regulations), made on 25 July 2017, define the persons or classes of persons (whether legal or natural) who will be a registrable person in respect of a Guernsey Entity. (31/12/2017)
A Modern Finance Environment for a Complex World
  Guernsey Finance Chief Executive Dominic Wheatley explains how Guernsey’s financial services sector has remained at the forefront of innovation in the past year and is utilising its expertise across a variety of asset classes. (30/11/2017)
Q&A with William Mason, Director General of the Guernsey Financial Services Commission
  In an interview with IFC Guernsey, William Mason discusses the obstacles and opportunities that maintaining a robust regulatory regime presents for the Island’s financial services sector and its reputation on the international stage. (30/11/2017)
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Ireland: The Place to do Business
  Ireland is recognised as one of the most attractive locations for international companies to access the EU internal market. (18/09/2017)
Ireland: A post-Brexit Stepping Stone into the EU
  Ireland is positioned as one of the leading European locations offering UK managers the ability to avoid, in Prime Minister May's words, a ‘disruptive cliff edge’. (13/09/2017)
Ireland: Consolidating the Public Finances
  With Ireland beginning to see the offshoots of growth, Brian Broderick examines how Ireland has consolidated its public finances. (01/05/2015)
Q&A with Simon Harris, Minister of State for the Irish FSC
  The IFC Review speaks to Minister Harris about Ireland’s success as an international finance centre and looks at the challenges facing the small but robust European IFC going forward. (01/10/2014)
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What May the Trump Presidency Mean for the Future of International Financial Centres?
  Simplification of the US tax code, FATCA, De-regulation, Immigration: Alicia Nicholls discusses the various implications of US Tax Reform for IFCs. (01/12/2017)
The Bermuda Stock Exchange: Strong, Stable and Thriving
  Following the modernization of its regulatory and operational infrastructure in 1993, the BSX has emerged as a leading niche focussed exchange supporting the listing and trading of a variety of capital market instruments. (19/09/2017)
Succession Tips and Traps
  How families prepare for the transfer of wealth to the next generation impacts whether family wealth will last beyond a single generation. (29/08/2017)
Trump to the Left Of Us, Brexit to the Right: Stuck in the Middle With You
  2017 is likely to be a critical year for Bermuda, with a general election fast approaching, a significant national debt, and heated political exchanges on issues ranging from same sex marriage rights to private finance initiatives. (29/08/2017)
Latest Articles
What May the Trump Presidency Mean for the Future of International Financial Centres?
  Simplification of the US tax code, FATCA, De-regulation, Immigration: Alicia Nicholls discusses the various implications of US Tax Reform for IFCs. (01/12/2017)
Should there be a mandatory register of beneficial ownership of corporate structures in every country?
  Jason Allison and Lucy Frew from Walkers Global reveal their stance. (30/11/2017)
Q&A with Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance
  Jude Scott discusses the latest in the Cayman Islands financial sector, and reveals his views on compliance issues. (02/10/2017)
The Cayman Islands' Light Continues to Shine Bright
  The Caymans islands is addressing and adopting the evolving global initiatives and will continue to develop new vehicles responsive to the needs of stakeholders. (19/09/2017)