France to hunt for tax cheats on social media

The idea is to identify potential frauds by analysing publicly-available data on individuals' social media accounts, Darmanin said, according to excerpts of the show to be broadcast on Sunday.


Regulators are taking a tough stance on golden visas

As demand for residency or citizenship in EU member states grows, the golden visa schemes are under intense scrutiny from regulators for making it too easy for organized crime figures, tax-evaders, and people whose wealth cannot be easily explained to ge


States issues guidance for proposed taxation law

The document – Key aspects in relation to proposed economic substance requirements, as issued by Guernsey, Isle of Man and Jersey – will give practical help on how the proposed law will be implemented.


IoM Conduct of Business code published

One of the key areas within the document relates to companies in some instances being given the choice to disclose commission either as a percentage of the investment or a monetary amount.


Cayman issues four captive licenses in Q3

The total number of licenses issued for the period is down year-on-year, where there were seven new Class B formations in Q3 2017, including two third-party insurers.


Labuan IBFC likely to lose shine

Labuan will see restructuring in tax treatment and new conditions come to force on transactions involving entities from the offshore and mid-shore centre as well as abolishment of current conditions.


Bahamas placed on UK’s money laundering watchlist

Under the UK’s Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds law British regulated businesses are obliged to “take into account geographical risk factors” when assessing risk and the extent of anti-money laundering measures