Economic substance in the Cayman Islands

The ES Law is supplemented by the Guidance Notes issued by the Cayman Islands Tax Information Authority (the TIA) on Economic Substance for Geographically Mobile Activities


BVI Economic Substance Law

These amendments follow closely the approach taken to address the same issue in other international financial centres.


How Guernsey is part of the British financial services family

Some £35 billion from Guernsey investment funds is invested into UK assets, most into long-term tangible assets, including schools, hospitals, airports and roads, and businesses of all sectors and scale – and the majority of that money comes f


JT strikes gold with Mitel partnership

In particular the company’s ability to leverage advanced communications and operate efficiently when dealing with our portfolio really makes it stand out.


BL62: Regulation watch

Retirement of the previous distinction between ‘financial services businesses’ (such as banks) and ‘prescribed businesses’ (such as lawyers, accountants and insolvency practitioners). The Handbook applies to both under the term &am


Whistle-blowing culture vital to protect Jersey's finance industry

The chief executive of ICSA, Simon Osborne, said Jersey’s standards of governance were high, but that he was concerned that UK politicians and journalists were not taking enough notice of the work being done here, and the value Jersey provides to th


Improving dialogue between the UK and Overseas Territories

To underscore the premier’s point on the timeline for public registers, we suggest that before the UK attempts to mandate a beneficial ownership regime in Cayman and the other overseas territories, it should get its own ‘house’ in order