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The US stepped up a spat with European officials over their investigations of US companies' tax practices, warning in a letter from the Treasury secretary that they are creating a "disturbing" precedent... read more
Canada and Switzerland have signed a joint declaration on the introduction of an automatic exchange of financial account information (AEOI) regime from 2018... read more
A settlement of the Cyprus problem could boost the island`s commercial fleet to new levels, as 2,500 ships currently under management by Cyprus-based companies could be registered in the Cypriot registry... read more
Britain is unlikely to join the European Union's banking union, which is centred on the euro zone, as it is not needed for being part of the wider EU single market, Bank of England Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe said on Thursday... read more
Carmel De Gabriele has been appointed as regulator to oversee the implementation and monitoring of the Citizenship Investment Scheme... read more
Austrian Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling said European efforts to agree on a common financial-transaction tax may fall apart if not enough nations are willing to move forward by next month... read more
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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)
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Cyprus Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs)
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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)