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Regulation is not for the good of industry but for the good of consumers, according to Sharon Bowles, former chairman of the European Parliament Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee... read more
In an effort to strengthen coordination with overseas tax authorities, the income tax department has undertaken a revamp of its data collection, storage and application system.... read more
First half statistics released today by the Bermuda Monetary Authority (the Authority) demonstrate the continued strength of Bermuda’s financial services industry and its ability to generate growth despite the uncertain global outlook.... read more
Only 26 per cent of New Zealand business leaders believe that the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) Action Plan is likely to be successful... read more
Switzerland’s relationship with the EU is on the agenda today as Swiss President Didier Burkhalter meets Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on an official visit to Rome.... read more
City workers could be jailed and have bonuses clawed back after seven years, the Bank of England's PRA will say on Wednesday... read more
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Latest Articles
Jersey: Future Proofing
  Following five challenging years for Jersey, Kevin O'Connell examines how the island is future proofing its financial service offerings. (01/07/2014)
The Rule in Hastings-Bass Under Jersey Law
  Mason Birbeck examines the rule in Hastings-Bass, as applied under Jersey law, which has its origins in the English courts and has been a hot topic among those working in the Jersey fiduciary sphere. (01/12/2013)
A Question of Trust: Jersey and Guernsey Trust Law Evolves
  Paul Matthams examines recent changes to trust legislation in both Guernsey and Jersey, showcasing their continually evolving and sophisticated regimes. (01/06/2013)
Jersey: A Matter of Fact
  Geoff Cook discusses the shift of attention by larger nations around the world towards International Finance Centres as they seek to boost their tax revenue, and the public misunderstanding that has resulted from it. (01/06/2013)
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Guernsey: Limited Liability Partnerships
  With Limited Liability Partnerships now available in Guernsey, David Crosland and Jonathan Cheney examine the new law and consider the potential uses for the new structure. (01/06/2014)
Maintaining the Competitive Edge in the Guernsey Financial Centre
  With the pace of regulatory change as unrelenting as ever, Joe Truelove examines how Guernsey can maintain its competitive edge in financial services. (01/06/2014)
Redefining International Retirement in a Postmodern Era
  Rex Cowley discusses the modern age of pensions, which is undergoing fundamental changes to deal with issues such as an ageing population, low annuity rates and the demise of the defined benefits pension. (01/09/2013)
Guernsey’s Insurance Advantage
  Martin Le Pelley discusses Guernsey’s reputation as a leading insurance domicile, a position earned through years of hard work, which relies on the jurisdiction’s wealth of experience and knowledge. (01/07/2013)
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The Seychelles Vision
  Rupert Simeon examines the great strides the Seychelles is making to comply with international transparency standards. (01/05/2014)
Seychelles: Ready for the ‘Africa Century’
  The financial sector of Seychelles is in an enviable position to benefit from the predicted growth in Africa, as explained by Bobby Brantley. (01/01/2013)
Seychelles Foundations: Preserving Global Wealth
  Simon Mitchell, examines the Seychelles foundations regime and just why they are attracting so much interest for global wealth preservation. (01/10/2012)
Seychelles Flaunts its International Appeal
  Conrad Benoiton highlights the importance of choosing the right location for conducting business and examines the advantages of the Seychelles as an African trade hub. (01/03/2012)
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Q&A with Maltese Minister for Finance Prof Edward Scicluna
  Financial services now stand as one of the main pillars of the Maltese economy. IFC Media speaks with Minister for Finance Professor Edward Scicluna regarding the rapid development of Malta as an IFC. (01/04/2014)
Malta: Case Study - The Redomiciliation of a Company
  With group treasury companies growing in popularity, Walter Cutajar examines the redomiciliation of a foreign company as a Maltese company and how they could benefit from Malta's extensive tax treaty network. (01/04/2014)
Malta - An IFC Gaining Strong Growth Traction
  With Malta making its mark on the global financial stage, Kenneth Farrugia highlights the reasons why the jurisdiction is considered such a 'stable ship'. (01/04/2014)
Negotiating and Implementing the AIFMD: The Malta Experience
  Christopher P Buttigieg provides an overview of Malta's experience in successfully negotiating and implementing the AIFM Directive. (01/03/2014)