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Offshore Perceptions: Where Are We Now?
  Issues such as client confidentiality and tailored legislation are now less important to clients. Ease of doing business, reputation with the public and political stability are now valued more. (01/11/2018)
Offshore: The Leaders, the Trends and the Opportunities
  Dan Wise looks at why certain IFCs prosper. He discusses regulation and investment opportunities, and opines on the implementation of public registers of beneficial ownership in the British Overseas Territories. (01/09/2018)
By Accident or Design: Bermuda’s Unique Variation Provision
  Much of Bermuda’s current legislation is based on English equivalents. However, from time to time, there are differences between English and Bermuda legislation that create unique opportunities. (01/07/2018)
Transparency and Compliance: The Russian Family Office View
  Andrey Pozhitkov, Head of Business Development at UFG Wealth Management discusses the current tense relations between Russia, the US and UK and how this affects the work of the Russia family office. (30/06/2018)
Trusts: Control ‘Freakery’ and the Dangerous Game of Shams
  The recent decision of an English High Court judge has again shone the spotlight on the issue of sham trusts, at least as viewed by the English court. (01/06/2018)
The Appeal and Efficacy of Private Trust Companies
  "Legal advisers in international finance centres have devised an efficient vehicle that permits the modern settlor ‘control’, ‘confidentiality’ and ‘capacity’, explains the BVI's Hélène Anne Lewis (01/05/2018)
IFCs and the Asian Wealth (R)evolution
  Asia Pacific has been the fastest growing region globally in terms of private financial wealth, considerably outstripping the global average. Indications are that this upward trajectory is set to continue. (01/01/2018)
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