07/10/2019

Jersey signs Commonwealth partnership

A not-for-profit membership organisation, it has a mandate from Commonwealth heads of government to promote intra-Commonwealth trade, investment and the role of the private sector across the 53 member countries.

07/10/2019

Guernsey focusing on family offices

The Policy Framework, therefore, rightly recognises that the island’s experience of providing more than 50 years of sophisticated and discrete services of unrivalled breadth and depth across fiduciary, funds and wealth management lends itself to pro

07/10/2019

Offshore assets: FBR expands scope of DG ITO’s powers

The Directorate General of International Operations has already become fully operational for the imposition and recovery of taxes from undisclosed offshore assets and income held by Pakistanis abroad and to interact directly with foreign tax jurisdictions

07/05/2019

UK central to Cayman’s success, says premier

There are several ongoing challenges in Cayman’s relationship with the UK, namely the imposition of public beneficial ownership registries before it becomes a global standard

07/05/2019

BVI Companies – A Flexible Vehicle For Succession Planning

The inherent flexibility of BVI business companies as corporate vehicles together with some carefully thought out provisions in the company's M&A can ensure the smooth transition of the company's management and control following the death of

07/04/2019

BVI open to "alternative" relationship with the UK

Special envoy for the government Benito Wheatley mentioned considerations for free association while addressing the United Nation's Special Committee on Decolonization (C-24) in New York .

07/04/2019

Bahamian trusts and foundations revisited

Largely, IFCs have responded by legislating to require corporate entities existing under their laws to have economic substance within their respective jurisdictions, to remove any preferential tax treatment non-resident owned entities may receive and to c