QROPS List – January 1, 2020

None of the remaining 26 financial centres hits triple figures, with Ireland trailing in third place with 68 QROPS, just ahead of Guernsey (66) and Jersey (65).


Cayman Finance Year In Review 2019

The Attorney General, as well as a senior delegation from CIMA were also part of the event and meetings arranged by Cayman Finance with correspondent banking partners in New York.


Economic substance discussed at AIMA event

Economic substance guidance notes and the economic substance regulations are expected to be released before December 31, following the passing of amendments to Bermuda’s Economic Substance Act.


Hedge-fund launches drop to lowest level since 2008

New fund launches fell in 3Q19 as global equity markets temporarily paused strong YTD performance, with the launch decline reversing a trend of launch increases in the first half of the year.


Bahamas Tops Hemisphere For Quickest Govt Services

The average 2.8 hours taken to complete such processes in this nation was said to be far superior to Caribbean rivals, such as Jamaica and Barbados, which were both above four hours, and the region’s 4.3 hour average.


Northern Trust selected by Nordic investment manager

Northern Trust will also service a range of alternative asset classes, including private equity and infrastructure assets, by supporting the launch of a Luxembourg reserved alternative investment fund.


A Flight to Quality

Investment managers in South Africa continue to be attracted by the opportunity not only to invest outside of the country