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HM Revenue and Customs have confirmed to the Australian Treasury that Australian superannuation funds no longer comply with its rules under the new pension age test for them to remain recognised overseas pensions... read more
The Dubai International Financial Centre spent the first 10 years of its existence looking to banks in the West. It’s planning to spend the next decade looking East... read more
and Thailand signed a number of important agreements, including the double taxation avoidance treaty... read more
Finance Minister Bob Richards has met members of the European Union to address the Island’s inclusion in a tax-dodging “blacklist”... read more
The outgoing President of the Barbados International Business Association (BIBA), Connie Smith has stated that the EU blacklist should be viewed as an opportunity for the jurisdiction... read more
British banks have fallen down world league tables for lenders so rapidly that there may soon not be a global-ranked bank in this country, the editor of the industry bible has warned... read more
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  With Ireland beginning to see the offshoots of growth, Brian Broderick examines how Ireland has consolidated its public finances. (01/05/2015)
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  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)
EU Succession Regulation and Ireland
  With recent changes to the EU Succession Planning regulations in place, Aileen Keogan examines the potential effects of these changes for Irish clients. (01/06/2014)
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  Paul Farrell, Gayle Bowen and Catherine Fitzsimons examine the changing hedge fund landscape, with increased costs, transparency, liquidity and consolidations expected to shape the next few years. (01/06/2013)
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  Stelia Korniliou examines the legal, regulatory and operational framework providing for Cyprus Alternative Investment Funds. (01/03/2015)
FATCA and the Cyprus - US Connection
  With FATCA now in force, Emily Yiolitis and Aki Corsoni-Husain highlight how Cyprus complies with the US regulations through the signing of a Model 1 IGA. (01/08/2014)
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  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)
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  Tim Clipstone and Michael Gagie examine why the British Virgin Islands is the jurisdiction of choice for international business companies. (30/06/2015)
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  With many clients unfamiliar with the concept of a trust structure, Michael Gagie examines the wide range of alternatives available for Asian clients. (01/04/2015)
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)