Offshore Bankers News Network http://offshore-bankers.net/ Tue, 13 Nov 2018 03:02:59 GMT part of MediaG8way Group http://offshore-bankers.net/ http://offshore-bankers.net/assets/images/logo.png Offshore Bankers News Network KohanaPHP Inside Anthony Joshua’s luxury £2,000 per night villa News Aggregation Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33112/inside-anthony-joshuaamprsquos-luxury-amppound2000-per-night-villa World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is currently taking time out on holiday over in Jamaica Wealth and Asset Management Citywealth Future Leaders announced News Aggregation Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33107/citywealth-future-leaders-announced The winners were decided by a mix of judges’ vote and an online public vote, which has taken place during the year. Wealth and Asset Management Best Private Bank in Liechtenstein named News Team Thursday, November 08, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33092/best-private-bank-in-liechtenstein-named Previously, only the family office of the Liechtenstein Princely Family had earned the title. Wealth and Asset Management SGG Group completes acquisition of Lawson Conner News Team Monday, November 05, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33038/sgg-group-completes-acquisition-of-lawson-conner The acquisition strengthens SGG’s service offering to fund managers through the provision of a complete suite of compliance and regulatory services. Wealth and Asset Management American Clients: Duel Over a Couple of Bucks News Aggregation Team Monday, November 05, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33037/american-clients-duel-over-a-couple-of-bucks Two bankers with contradicting views on the same market. Syz and Ermotti were talking about offshore banking with rich Americans. Wealth and Asset Management VM Wealth Management launches two new unit trust products News Aggregation Team Wednesday, October 31, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/32996/vm-wealth-management-launches-two-new-unit-trust-products The new products were launched at Wealth Talks: Innovation, a VM Wealth investor update event held at the Terra Nova All-suite Hotel at Waterloo Road, St Andrew. Wealth and Asset Management Butterfield Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results News Team Wednesday, October 24, 2018 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/32922/butterfield-reports-third-quarter-2018-results The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited has announced financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2018. Wealth and Asset Management Rothschild Trust in MBO News Aggregation Team Wednesday, October 24, 2018 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/32932/rothschild-trust-in-mbo The move follows a slap for its dealings with 1MDB Wealth and Asset Management Julius Baer Is Shutting Down Its Panama and Peru Operations News Aggregation Team Tuesday, October 23, 2018 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/32917/julius-baer-is-shutting-down-its-panama-and-peru-operations Closure completes a strategic overhaul of Latam Chief Sanchez Wealth and Asset Management UBS moves back into battle for rich American News Aggregation Team Tuesday, October 23, 2018 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/32916/ubs-moves-back-into-battle-for-rich-american Swiss bank to pursue ‘ultra high net worth’ US clients 9 years after $780m fine Wealth and Asset Management PraxisIFM adds to funds division News Aggregation Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33115/praxisifm-adds-to-funds-division Most recently, he has worked for FTSE100 private equity manager Schroder Adveq Executive Moves SANNE bolsters its Management Company with senior promotion News Team Thursday, November 08, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33094/sanne-bolsters-its-management-company-with-senior-promotion With her experience within the asset management and banking industry, Karlien’s insights will ensure that SANNE remain at the forefront in creating sustainable future-fit product solutions for our clients. Executive Moves Multi-family office brings new talent to bolster its leadership team News Team Wednesday, November 07, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33064/multi-family-office-brings-new-talent-to-bolster-its-leadership-team Marc joined Sandaire from WH Ireland, where he held the roles of Head of Compliance and Money Laundering Reporting Officer. Executive Moves Equiom appoints to client services team News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 07, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33068/equiom-appoints-to-client-services-team At Equiom, Peter will be the high-level point of contact for key clients and will oversee a number of administration teams, providing guidance on technical issues while ensuring the highest levels of client service. Executive Moves HSBC names new islands CEO News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 07, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33081/hsbc-names-new-islands-ceo She succeeds Tracy Garrad at HSBC, who has decided to pursue a career opportunity outside the bank. Executive Moves J. Safra Sarasin targets family offices with two hires News Team Tuesday, November 06, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33048/j-safra-sarasin-targets-family-offices-with-two-hires Volker Buschmann joins Banque J. Safra Sarasin (Luxembourg) SA as Executive Director, head of the Wholesale and Institutional business for Benelux and the Nordic countries. Executive Moves C5 project delivery head tasked with growing team News Team Tuesday, November 06, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33056/c5-project-delivery-head-tasked-with-growing-team They are making a big investment in digital and IT and it’s a fantastic opportunity for me to take responsibility for how I manage my team. Executive Moves Carey Olsen's Fay Warrilow sworn in as Guernsey advocate News Team Tuesday, November 06, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33060/carey-olsenamp039s-fay-warrilow-sworn-in-as-guernsey-advocate She was called to the Guernsey Bar at a swearing in ceremony at the Royal Court on Monday 5 November. Executive Moves Intertrust appoints Head of Private Wealth in Guernsey News Aggregation Team Monday, November 05, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33046/intertrust-appoints-head-of-private-wealth-in-guernsey At Intertrust, Alison will lead the private wealth team in Guernsey and collaborate with colleagues and offices across the world to ensure the firm’s client services standards are met. Executive Moves Audit specialist joins Ravenscroft board News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 01, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33022/audit-specialist-joins-ravenscroft-board He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and served as President of the Guernsey Society of Chartered and Certified Accountants in 2007 and 2009. Executive Moves Taxman To Tackle Wealthy Families With Trusts News Aggregation Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33118/taxman-to-tackle-wealthy-families-with-trusts Trusts set up as part of estate planning exercises to minimise inheritance tax are specific targets for the consultation. Tax The ex-wife, the offshore bank accounts and the $14 million tax bill News Aggregation Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33120/the-ex-wife-the-offshore-bank-accounts-and-the-14-million-tax-bill Now the fallout has spilled into public view after Ms Doyle applied for a stay in proceedings in the NSW Supreme Court where the tax office has lodged a statement of claim against her over a $14 million tax bill. Tax EU targets tax loopholes on Isle of Man and Italy News Aggregation Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33121/eu-targets-tax-loopholes-on-isle-of-man-and-italy The Isle of Man and Italy have reportedly given illegal tax breaks to some of the world’s wealthiest people over their purchases of private jets and yachts. And now the European Commission has launched infringement proceedings. Tax UK renews crackdown on offshore tax evasion News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 08, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33098/uk-renews-crackdown-on-offshore-tax-evasion This legislation is expected to come in the 2018-2019 finance bill, according to the budget. Tax Budget 2018 – Key highlights for international clients News Team Wednesday, November 07, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33076/budget-2018-ampndash-key-highlights-for-international-clients We have pulled out a few of the key highlights for our international clients and their advisors, along with a recap of some of the major changes coming up in 2019 and 2020. Tax EU plan to tax Facebook, Amazon heads for Brussels showdown News Aggregation Team Tuesday, November 06, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33052/eu-plan-to-tax-facebook-amazon-heads-for-brussels-showdown Spearheaded by France, the plan has met resistance from countries such as Ireland and Sweden, which question the wisdom of the EU going it alone given the global nature of digital services. Tax Switzerland to amend definition in the CRS News Team Monday, November 05, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33034/switzerland-to-amend-definition-in-the-crs This article discusses the change announced in the FAQ, details the jurisdictions affected and highlights the key obligations and considerations for Swiss FIs in complying with the amendment Tax Crown dependencies to comply with EU tax regulation News Aggregation Team Monday, November 05, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33044/crown-dependencies-to-comply-with-eu-tax-regulation Guernsey and Isle of Man join Jersey to avoid EU tax haven blacklist Tax Japan lands trove of offshore asset data to fight tax evasion News Aggregation Team Friday, November 02, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33033/japan-lands-trove-of-offshore-asset-data-to-fight-tax-evasion Half a million overseas accounts identified through reporting program Tax Ecuador joins international efforts against tax evasion and avoidance News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 01, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33016/ecuador-joins-international-efforts-against-tax-evasion-and-avoidance The Convention is the key instrument for swift implementation of the Standard for Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information in Tax Matters Tax Billions lost in cash crackdown on money laundering News Aggregation Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33108/billions-lost-in-cash-crackdown-on-money-laundering In recent months, there have been stories of people who have closed their accounts rather than go through the hassle, while others had to endure the third degree from compliance officers. Regulation, Risk & Compliance Football’s super-rich play the game by their own rules News Aggregation Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33109/footballamprsquos-super-rich-play-the-game-by-their-own-rules The Football Leaks revelations show how little the views of fans and regulators matter Regulation, Risk & Compliance France to hunt for tax cheats on social media News Aggregation Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33111/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. Regulation, Risk & Compliance Central Bank Of Bahamas Deliberates About Regulatory Framework For Cryptocurrencies News Aggregation Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33116/central-bank-of-bahamas-deliberates-about-regulatory-framework-for-cryptocurrencies The country’s government which is reportedly looking forward to using blockchain technology to get rid of corruption Regulation, Risk & Compliance Cyprus: New guidelines on shell companies improves anti-money laundering practices News Aggregation Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33117/cyprus-new-guidelines-on-shell-companies-improves-anti-money-laundering-practices Not defined as shell companies are holding companies of entities engaged in legitimate businesses and that have identifiable ultimate beneficial owners. Regulation, Risk & Compliance Regulators are taking a tough stance on golden visas News Aggregation Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33122/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 Regulation, Risk & Compliance States issues guidance for proposed taxation law News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 08, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33089/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. Regulation, Risk & Compliance Malta faces high money laundering risk News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 07, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33069/malta-faces-high-money-laundering-risk Study reveals weaknesses in controlling cash movements at ports of entry Regulation, Risk & Compliance IoM Conduct of Business code published News Team Wednesday, November 07, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33078/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. Regulation, Risk & Compliance AEOI – the consequences of non-compliance and the request to correct News Team Wednesday, November 07, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33079/aeoi-ampndash-the-consequences-of-non-compliance-and-the-request-to-correct Preparations should be well underway, to assess and ascertain the FATCA compliance status of your organisation. Regulation, Risk & Compliance Special Report: Double agents - How football clubs, players and advisers play the tax game News Aggregation Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33110/special-report-double-agents-how-football-clubs-players-and-advisers-play-the-tax-game An examination of thousands of documents relating to some of the world's richest football clubs shows how clubs and players have repeatedly clashed with the tax authority over the role and pay of agents. Comment, Analysis & Research Jamaican bank group NCB tops region with $28 billion record profit News Aggregation Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33123/jamaican-bank-group-ncb-tops-region-with-28-billion-record-profit “Today, in a real sense, we are there,” declared NCB Financial President and CEO Patrick Hylton at the banking conglomerate’s quarterly investors briefing at the NCB Wellness Centre in Kingston on Friday. Comment, Analysis & Research Cayman National shareholders take final step to effect sale News Aggregation Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33106/cayman-national-shareholders-take-final-step-to-effect-sale Mr. Dack added that Republic Bank has received acceptances from “well above” 75 percent of the local bank’s shares. Comment, Analysis & Research Japan's Increasing Attraction to Alternative Investments News Team Thursday, November 08, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33091/japanamp039s-increasing-attraction-to-alternative-investments Japan Post Bank, with an even larger US$1.8 trillion portfolio, has similarly announced plans to increase its alternatives allocation to 3%. Comment, Analysis & Research Guernsey will always be leaders News Team Wednesday, November 07, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33066/guernsey-will-always-be-leaders International regulations are pushing all jurisdictions to show that the companies resident in those jurisdictions have substance. Comment, Analysis & Research Luxembourg deepens its alternative fund roots News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 07, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33083/luxembourg-deepens-its-alternative-fund-roots On the back of this upward trajectory, the next 12 months will be interesting as the EU prepares for life without the UK. Comment, Analysis & Research SGG Group Ceo Voted European Personality Of The Year News Team Tuesday, November 06, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33058/sgg-group-ceo-voted-european-personality-of-the-year Commenting on his award, Serge Krancenblum said: “I am pleased and honoured to accept this award and to join the prestigious list of past recipients. Comment, Analysis & Research The Cannabis Conundrum – Can Local Banks Bank on Marijuana? News Aggregation Team Monday, November 05, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33043/the-cannabis-conundrum-ampndash-can-local-banks-bank-on-marijuana The laws of Saint Lucia create ambiguities on the part of the institutions willing to do anything business-wise involving marijuana. Comment, Analysis & Research The Jersey model News Aggregation Team Monday, November 05, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33045/the-jersey-model The Channel Island is becoming an alternative to traditional tax havens Comment, Analysis & Research At A Glance Guide to Guernsey Private Investment Fund News Team Thursday, November 01, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33009/at-a-glance-guide-to-guernsey-private-investment-fund Ogier's partner-led team of Guernsey investment funds specialists advise on all stages of the investment funds life-cycle, and work closely with colleagues from BVI, Cayman, Hong Kong, Jersey, London, Luxembourg, Shanghai and Tokyo offices. Comment, Analysis & Research International bank fined by Jersey court for “intermeddling” in assets of an estate News Aggregation Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33095/international-bank-fined-by-jersey-court-for-ampldquointermeddlingamprdquo-in-assets-of-an-estate When the Bank was notified of the Client’s death on 12 October 2017, it attached a ‘no debit’ instruction on all of his accounts, as per its internal procedures. Legal Appleby Celebrates Success at Asia Women in Business Law Awards News Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33096/appleby-celebrates-success-at-asia-women-in-business-law-awards The awards also support the Women’s Foundation with all proceeds raised going towards improving the lives of women and girls in Hong Kong. Legal St Kitts and Nevis cancels Jho Low’s passport News Aggregation Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33097/st-kitts-and-nevis-cancels-jho-lowamprsquos-passport It is understood that Low, commonly known as Jho Low, became an economic citizen of St Kitts and Nevis in 2011. Legal Getting the Deal Done: What to do when your registered agent goes rogue News Aggregation Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33100/getting-the-deal-done-what-to-do-when-your-registered-agent-goes-rogue There is no statutory penalty for non-compliance and the effects of non-compliance have yet to be tested in the BVI courts. Legal When hedge funds become illiquid, what options are open to investors? News Aggregation Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33102/when-hedge-funds-become-illiquid-what-options-are-open-to-investors The 2008 financial crisis led to a surge in the number of funds facing liquidity issues. Legal Night of success for Bedell Cristin at the STEP Private Client Awards News Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33104/night-of-success-for-bedell-cristin-at-the-step-private-client-awards “We are thrilled with the result,” said Bedell Cristin managing partner, David Cadin. Legal Ex-Lumiere boss sentence delayed as he helps Guernsey police News Aggregation Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33105/ex-lumiere-boss-sentence-delayed-as-he-helps-guernsey-police The case of ex-finance boss who lost £2.8m of his clients’ money in a fraudulent fund has taken a surprising turn of events as his sentencing was abruptly adjourned after it emerged at the 11th hour that he is helping Guernsey authorities with Legal Twist in alleged $1bn art fraud as Russian tycoon detained in Monaco News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 08, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33085/twist-in-alleged-1bn-art-fraud-as-russian-tycoon-detained-in-monaco A judge in the principality has been investigating whether Rybolovlev sought to influence law enforcement officials in his long-running dispute with Swiss art dealer Yves Bouvier. Legal Mourant secures 25 top rankings across major legal directories News Team Thursday, November 08, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33086/mourant-secures-25-top-rankings-across-major-legal-directories Among the Chambers & Partners rankings, Mourant was the only firm recognised in Band 1 in Guernsey for Offshore Dispute Resolution Legal Variety is the spice of life: recent cases at the Jersey Royal Court News Team Thursday, November 08, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33087/variety-is-the-spice-of-life-recent-cases-at-the-jersey-royal-court The Royal Court was required to consider the terms of the JCT contract, and an Addendum which the parties had signed, amending the core contractual terms. Legal Ogier advises Merian on £100m launch and listing News Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33114/ogier-advises-merian-on-amppound100m-launch-and-listing "Guernsey is the home of alternative investment funds and Merian Chrysalis is a great addition to Guernsey's already strong stable of listed investment funds." AIM and Hedge Funds Offshore investing, retirement and estate planning News Aggregation Team Monday, November 12, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33119/offshore-investing-retirement-and-estate-planning The performance of emerging markets and developed economies are not necessarily correlated. AIM and Hedge Funds Winners of Guernsey’s Property and Construction Awards announced News Aggregation Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33099/winners-of-guernseyamprsquos-property-and-construction-awards-announced The Awards, now in their fourth year, celebrate the achievements of Guernsey’s diverse property and construction industry sectors. AIM and Hedge Funds PraxisIFM launches dedicated Funds division in Jersey News Team Friday, November 09, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33103/praxisifm-launches-dedicated-funds-division-in-jersey The global financial services group was formed in April 2015 following the merger of Jersey-based trust company IFM and Guernsey-based Praxis. AIM and Hedge Funds United Nations launches European green finance network with Guernsey News Team Thursday, November 08, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33084/united-nations-launches-european-green-finance-network-with-guernsey The new European network, which has its base in Dublin, sees Guernsey join other leading financial centres including London, Frankfurt, Paris and Zurich, among others in a broader European commitment to sustainable finance. AIM and Hedge Funds Merian Chrysalis selects Maitland for fund services News Team Thursday, November 08, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33093/merian-chrysalis-selects-maitland-for-fund-services The Company will invest in unlisted stocks and is co-managed by Richard Watts and Nick Williamson. AIM and Hedge Funds Greenlight Re posts Q3 loss driven by investments, underwriting News Team Wednesday, November 07, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33071/greenlight-re-posts-q3-loss-driven-by-investments-underwriting Company to Hold Conference Call at 9:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 AIM and Hedge Funds Guernsey is a “reliable and trusted market” for funds News Team Wednesday, November 07, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33067/guernsey-is-a-ampldquoreliable-and-trusted-marketamprdquo-for-funds The report also reveals the market share of all service providers in the island’s funds industry. AIM and Hedge Funds Guernsey Green Fund - At A Glance guide News Team Monday, November 05, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33027/guernsey-green-fund-at-a-glance-guide A Guernsey Green Fund can voluntarily apply ESG principles to the investment analysis and decision making processes of the fund and disclose that fact. AIM and Hedge Funds Bennett Gould acquires Advantage Underwriting business News Aggregation Team Monday, November 05, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33041/bennett-gould-acquires-advantage-underwriting-business The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and to the agreement of customary documentation for such sale. AIM and Hedge Funds Binance Effect Takes Hold as Malta Emerges as Leading Hub for Blockchain Tech News Aggregation Team Wednesday, November 07, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33082/binance-effect-takes-hold-as-malta-emerges-as-leading-hub-for-blockchain-tech In 2018 alone, a handful of high profile crypto-currency exchanges relocated a significant chunk of their operations to Malta, including Binance, OKEx and ZBX. FinTech Tether Confirmed banking partnership in the Bahamas News Aggregation Team Sunday, November 04, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33035/tether-confirmed-banking-partnership-in-the-bahamas The message is accompanied by a link to a letter from Deltec Bank, which says that on October 31, 2018, the value of Tether’s account was $1 831 322 828. FinTech Launch of Gibraltar Association for New Technologies Boosts Country's Expanding Blockchain Ecosystem News Aggregation Team Thursday, November 01, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33004/launch-of-gibraltar-association-for-new-technologies-boosts-countryamp039s-expanding-blockchain-ecosystem The association will establish formal lines of communication between policy makers and the private sector in Gibraltar’s fast developing blockchain industry as well as facilitating the exchange of knowledge and ideas, with a view to enhancing public FinTech Guernsey publishes cyber security advice News Team Thursday, November 01, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33011/guernsey-publishes-cyber-security-advice The Commission has also decided to undertake a thematic review of cyber security across supervised firms. FinTech Caribbean Examinations Council to Issue Blockchain Certificates to 24,000 Candidates News Team Thursday, November 01, 2018 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/33021/caribbean-examinations-council-to-issue-blockchain-certificates-to-24000-candidates The Blockcerts will be issued using the Learning Machine Federated Issuing System, an enterprise platform for nation-states and multinational organisations looking to securely digitise the issuance and verification of official records. FinTech JTC Supports Innovative Blockchain Real Estate Investment Solution News Aggregation Team Friday, October 26, 2018 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/32949/jtc-supports-innovative-blockchain-real-estate-investment-solution Brickblock, which has offices in Berlin and Gibraltar, is a technical service provider for real estate investments on the blockchain. FinTech JTC forms blockchain real estate partnership News Team Friday, October 26, 2018 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/32952/jtc-forms-blockchain-real-estate-partnership The new platform provides a cutting-edge technical solution for allowing real estate investments via smart contracts on the blockchain. FinTech Bermuda Aims to Address Lack of Banking Services for Crypto Firms News Aggregation Team Thursday, October 25, 2018 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/32945/bermuda-aims-to-address-lack-of-banking-services-for-crypto-firms Growth in the cryptocurrency industry is not easy to come by. Especially when it comes to securing banking services, struggles remain in place. In Bermuda, a country openly attracting startups, similar issues persist. There is still a very long way to go FinTech Jersey TechAwards winners announced News Aggregation Team Monday, October 22, 2018 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/32901/jersey-techawards-winners-announced The event took place in the Chart Room at Castle Quay and the awards were presented by comedian Dominic Frisby. FinTech Bermuda’s pro-crypto government is winning over startups News Aggregation Team Monday, October 22, 2018 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/32902/bermudaamprsquos-pro-crypto-government-is-winning-over-startups Blockchain and cryptocurrencies can’t get anywhere without government support. FinTech