Managers of Wealth - Offshore http://offshore-bankers.net/ Sat, 04 Apr 2020 03:21:48 BST part of MediaG8way Group http://offshore-bankers.net/ http://offshore-bankers.net/assets/images/logo.png Managers of Wealth - Offshore KohanaPHP Why we should be paying close attention to Unexplained Wealth Orders News Aggregation Team Friday, April 03, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39744/why-we-should-be-paying-close-attention-to-unexplained-wealth-orders In both PEP cases, the NCA have demonstrated their willingness to target high profile individuals and their funds Wealth and Asset Management We are delighted to announced we have been nominated at the 2020 Citywealth Brand Management and Reputation Awards News Team Thursday, April 02, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39732/we-are-delighted-to-announced-we-have-been-nominated-at-the-2020-citywealth-brand-management-and-reputation-awards ZEDRA is focused on building a strong digital presence. Wealth and Asset Management Shifting ground: Corporate governance for real estate clients in light of COVID-19 News Team Thursday, April 02, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39734/shifting-ground-corporate-governance-for-real-estate-clients-in-light-of-covid-19 The preservation of value, as well as the safety of tenants and visitors, is coming into focus in the current climate. Wealth and Asset Management JTC Acquisition of Sanne's Private Client Business News Team Wednesday, April 01, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39683/jtc-acquisition-of-sanneamp039s-private-client-business Having previously advised on the acquisition by JTC of the Minerva Group, Collas Crill continues its representation of the group with the Sanne acquisition which is capped at £12 million in cash, upon completion of migration. Wealth and Asset Management COVID-19 special: Spotlight on sectors News Team Wednesday, April 01, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39691/covid-19-special-spotlight-on-sectors The Nikko AM team has provided a brief outline of some of the issues that we see across the major sectors. Wealth and Asset Management Servicing the new model client by Iress News Team Monday, March 30, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39652/servicing-the-new-model-client-by-iress With the change in demographic has come a change in relationship model. Wealth and Asset Management A new generation of HNWIs puts focus on ESG News Team Monday, March 30, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39654/a-new-generation-of-hnwis-puts-focus-on-esg As the next generation around the world prepare to inherit this wealth generated by their parents over the past few decades, we can see a shift in attitudes and priorities when it comes to the way this money will be invested and put to work. Wealth and Asset Management Labuan IBFC's Financial Services Community Band Together to Contribute to the Relief Efforts in Combating COVID-19 News Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39614/labuan-ibfcamp039s-financial-services-community-band-together-to-contribute-to-the-relief-efforts-in-combating-covid-19 The Labuan IBFC Community is deeply concerned about the growing scale of the COVID-19 pandemic and its social and economic impact, particularly on Labuan island. Wealth and Asset Management Butterfield shares rocket 10.4% on BSX News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39609/butterfield-shares-rocket-104-on-bsx Trading volume totalled 100,200 shares, while turnover was $403,600. Wealth and Asset Management 6 trends driving investment into Africa News Team Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39565/6-trends-driving-investment-into-africa Africa has drawn high levels of interest from a diverse range of external partners in recent years Wealth and Asset Management SANNE announce new Country Head for Jersey News Team Thursday, April 02, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39729/sanne-announce-new-country-head-for-jersey In her new role, Stephanie will lead SANNE’s Jersey business and continue to grow and develop the jurisdictional offering to augment SANNE’s global offering Executive Moves Banking and Finance and Funds teams welcome senior associate promotions in Luxembourg News Team Thursday, April 02, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39733/banking-and-finance-and-funds-teams-welcome-senior-associate-promotions-in-luxembourg Before joining Ogier in 2019, Milan worked in the investment management team of another international law firm in Luxembourg. Executive Moves Litigation expert William Jones joins Ogier partnership News Team Thursday, April 02, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39737/litigation-expert-william-jones-joins-ogier-partnership William has been instrumental in the growth of the Ogier practice, with the Cayman team in particular seeing exponential recruitment over the past two years in response to the growth in workflow. Executive Moves Richard Wakeham appointed as Head of Commercial, UK & Offshore News Team Wednesday, April 01, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39681/richard-wakeham-appointed-as-head-of-commercial-uk-ampamp-offshore Although we are facing unprecedented challenges in the way we work and service our clients, the world keeps turning and we evolve and innovate, perhaps more than ever before, to meet our clients’ needs. Executive Moves NP Group appoints new CEO News Aggregation Team Wednesday, April 01, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39689/np-group-appoints-new-ceo Paul will be relinquishing the role of CEO at the end of March and will remain with the group in a consultancy capacity and as a Non-Executive Director. Executive Moves Ogier announces seven promotions in Cayman Islands team News Team Wednesday, April 01, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39704/ogier-announces-seven-promotions-in-cayman-islands-team Brad Conolly leads the corporate team at Ogier Global and has overseen its growth from a two-person team to a team of ten in just over two years. Executive Moves Global Business Service Provider Expands Support to Private Equity News Team Tuesday, March 31, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39674/global-business-service-provider-expands-support-to-private-equity These ongoing efforts show our commitment to providing a single-source solution in the private equity space, including the ability to support a growing need to outsource Executive Moves EY announce latest tax management promotion News Aggregation Team Monday, March 30, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39648/ey-announce-latest-tax-management-promotion Adding Anne-Marie’s expertise to our growing tax management team will be a great asset to us in supporting our clients in navigating their way through the ever-changing and complex tax and regulatory environment.” Executive Moves Trusts and Private Client Advisory Group News Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39616/trusts-and-private-client-advisory-group The new team of 14 specialises in matters involving the establishment, administration and structuring of all types of BVI and Cayman Islands trusts Executive Moves Robert Steinhoff retires from board of Argus Group News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39594/robert-steinhoff-retires-from-board-of-argus-group His retirement was announced in a filing with the Bermuda Stock Exchange, and took effect on March 20. Executive Moves FATCA, 10 years on News Aggregation Team Friday, April 03, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39746/fatca-10-years-on Canadian financial firms must now provide complete tax data on their U.S. clients as the IRS tightens reporting rules Tax World Tax Advisor, featuring special COVID-19 section News Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39627/world-tax-advisor-featuring-special-covid-19-section These measures, which vary in magnitude and scope, are intended to mitigate the economic and fiscal effects on businesses and individuals. Tax We can’t afford tax havens in the age of #Coronavirus News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39578/we-canamprsquot-afford-tax-havens-in-the-age-of-coronavirus The global economy, as one commentator noted, is going into cardiac arrest. Tax Private equity in Italy: The tax effects of leveraged buyouts News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39580/private-equity-in-italy-the-tax-effects-of-leveraged-buyouts Daniele Carlo Trivi and Luigi Belluzzo of Belluzzo International Partners analyse recent European legislative tax changes and explain how this will impact private equity activity. Tax Panama introduces a Beneficial Owner Register and extends the Tax Amnesty News Team Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39596/panama-introduces-a-beneficial-owner-register-and-extends-the-tax-amnesty For new legal entities the resident agent should register the UBO information within 30 days of incorporation. Tax Luxembourg Parliament votes in favour of tax, anti-money laundering rules News Aggregation Team Monday, March 23, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39530/luxembourg-parliament-votes-in-favour-of-tax-anti-money-laundering-rules New laws include reporting obligations on cross-border tax arrangements, new state fund to buy buildable land for housing Tax Tax Rules Relating to Cross-Border Relocations to Switzerland News Aggregation Team Friday, March 20, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39500/tax-rules-relating-to-cross-border-relocations-to-switzerland Silvia Zimmermann and Jonas Sigrist, of Pestalozzi Attorneys, consider the tax rules for cross-border re-locations to Switzerland in the context of the Swiss corporate tax reform. Tax 24 Tax Scams to Watch Out For News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39477/24-tax-scams-to-watch-out-for The scams can be simple or extremely elaborate. Tax Taxing the untaxed VI: What are tax havens and why they matter to India News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39479/taxing-the-untaxed-vi-what-are-tax-havens-and-why-they-matter-to-india Tax havens are increasingly being used for tax avoidance and other purposes; most of India's FDI inflows and outflows also are routed through them and should be a cause of concern Tax COVID-19 Luxembourg Tax Administration Emergency Support Measures News Team Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39485/covid-19-luxembourg-tax-administration-emergency-support-measures On 17 March 2020, the Luxembourg tax administration released a newsletter which details support measures for Luxembourg taxpayers who may be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Tax CAYMAN ISLANDS: Businesses still causing curfew trouble News Aggregation Team Friday, April 03, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39741/cayman-islands-businesses-still-causing-curfew-trouble Speaking at the daily press briefing to update the community on the situation with COVID-19, he dismissed concerns that government was planning another full lockdown and round-the-clock curfew because of the impracticalities. Regulation, Risk & Compliance Cross border insolvency – what assistance can Jersey give? A recent example News Team Friday, April 03, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39749/cross-border-insolvency-ampndash-what-assistance-can-jersey-give-a-recent-example Here we examine the assistance that the Royal Court can give to foreign insolvency officials and examine the dynamic and flexible approach that it adopted in the recent case of Lydian Investments Limited [2020] JRC 049. Regulation, Risk & Compliance MFSA Circular To The Financial Services Industry In Relation To The MFSA's Authorisation Process News Aggregation Team Friday, April 03, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39752/mfsa-circular-to-the-financial-services-industry-in-relation-to-the-mfsaamp039s-authorisation-process The first point of contact for applications remains, at all times, with the respective MFSA officials processing the application, and applicants needing a follow up on their applications, are required to liaise directly with the relevant MFSA officials. Regulation, Risk & Compliance Foreign Investment Funds Managed or Promoted In or From Within Bermuda Subject to New Registration Requirements News Team Friday, April 03, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39753/foreign-investment-funds-managed-or-promoted-in-or-from-within-bermuda-subject-to-new-registration-requirements The Investment Funds Amendment Act 2019 Regulation, Risk & Compliance Ministry Engages Virtually With Financial Services Industry News Aggregation Team Friday, April 03, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39754/ministry-engages-virtually-with-financial-services-industry The Government appreciates how important the financial services sector is to the Cayman Islands. Regulation, Risk & Compliance Butterfield shuts its branches over Covid-19 News Aggregation Team Friday, April 03, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39755/butterfield-shuts-its-branches-over-covid-19 Restrictions, including social distancing, will be in force today. Regulation, Risk & Compliance An Update On The Recovery Of Foreign Lawyers’ Fees In The BVI News Team Friday, April 03, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39757/an-update-on-the-recovery-of-foreign-lawyersamprsquo-fees-in-the-bvi The decision in Gany is best understood by understanding those decisions. Regulation, Risk & Compliance DeVere fined by Malta regulator News Aggregation Team Thursday, April 02, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39713/devere-fined-by-malta-regulator Spokesperson says the advisory firm intends to appeal Regulation, Risk & Compliance Covid-19 Lux Update: Exceptional Measures to Companies News Team Thursday, April 02, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39714/covid-19-lux-update-exceptional-measures-to-companies Any Luxembourg company may hold any general meeting without a physical meeting Regulation, Risk & Compliance Denial of Tax Deduction on Interest and Royalties News Team Thursday, April 02, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39715/denial-of-tax-deduction-on-interest-and-royalties Tax deductibility could be denied for parties in countries on the EU List of Non-Cooperative Jurisdictions for Tax Purposes. Regulation, Risk & Compliance Are family businesses better prepared to survive during economic turmoil? News Team Wednesday, April 01, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39692/are-family-businesses-better-prepared-to-survive-during-economic-turmoil The trend towards low spending is typically explained by the fact that the family is footing the bill of an expenditure. Comment, Analysis & Research After the Virus News Team Wednesday, April 01, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39698/after-the-virus After the virus the world is going to be quite different. Whether the current lockdown lasts weeks or months (heaven help us, years?) very little will remain unchanged by Covid-19. Comment, Analysis & Research Scotiabank updates customer assistance programme News Aggregation Team Wednesday, April 01, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39701/scotiabank-updates-customer-assistance-programme Customers wishing to continue to make payments can do so by calling Scotiabank. Comment, Analysis & Research Cayman falls in financial centre ranking News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 31, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39673/cayman-falls-in-financial-centre-ranking The Isle of Man is up 12 places, Jersey up 10, and Guernsey rose 19 places. Comment, Analysis & Research Cayman falls in financial centre ranking News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 31, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39676/cayman-falls-in-financial-centre-ranking It was the first ranking after the EU put Cayman on its tax blacklist of uncooperative jurisdictions. Comment, Analysis & Research How A Little Island In The Caribbean Sea Is Standing Up To The Goliath Of Coronavirus News Aggregation Team Monday, March 30, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39660/how-a-little-island-in-the-caribbean-sea-is-standing-up-to-the-goliath-of-coronavirus With just 8 cases of COVID-19 and one death, there have been no confirmed instances of community transmission in the Cayman Islands— all positive cases have been connected to travellers. Comment, Analysis & Research From Aruba to St Croix, 10 Beaches to Dream About News Aggregation Team Sunday, March 29, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39635/from-aruba-to-st-croix-10-beaches-to-dream-about St Croix is a diverse, wonderful destination, and its beaches are as varied as its topography. Comment, Analysis & Research Luxury bunkers and private islands — how the rich are self-isolating from the coronavirus News Aggregation Team Sunday, March 29, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39638/luxury-bunkers-and-private-islands-ampmdash-how-the-rich-are-self-isolating-from-the-coronavirus Another popular spot in the Caribbean is Blue Island in the Bahamas because of its private runway Comment, Analysis & Research Private Jets Bring Students Back Home News Aggregation Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39629/private-jets-bring-students-back-home Roland Andy Burrows, CEO of the BDA, said, “These are uncertain and unsettling times for people around the world. Comment, Analysis & Research Estate Planning – Do you have your affairs in order? News Team Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39587/estate-planning-ampndash-do-you-have-your-affairs-in-order Wills can be changed as many times as you wish, once you have mental capacity. Comment, Analysis & Research Managing Your BVI Business and Transactions During the COVID-19 Pandemic News Team Friday, April 03, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39739/managing-your-bvi-business-and-transactions-during-the-covid-19-pandemic The BVI Registry, the Financial Services Commission and other public offices remain in operation during the lock-down on a remote basis. Legal Maltese Court orders seizure of €29.5m of assets belonging to 'Vatican Bank' News Aggregation Team Friday, April 03, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39747/maltese-court-orders-seizure-of-ampeuro295m-of-assets-belonging-to-amp039vatican-bankamp039 A court order was issued today directing that money or property of the IOR be seized. Legal Federal Council aims to strengthen Swiss debt market through tax reform News Aggregation Team Friday, April 03, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39756/federal-council-aims-to-strengthen-swiss-debt-market-through-tax-reform This will enable corporate groups to issue their bonds in Switzerland without withholding tax hurdles. Legal Collas Crill Advises On £70M Bath Street Redevelopment Project News Team Wednesday, April 01, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39684/collas-crill-advises-on-amppound70m-bath-street-redevelopment-project The Collas Crill team advised on all aspects of the project including advice on the development structure, lease agreement, funding, planning and construction. Legal Guernsey legal and regulatory update News Team Wednesday, April 01, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39697/guernsey-legal-and-regulatory-update Guernsey's Revenue Service has introduced an online service for companies completing and submitting their corporate tax returns. Legal The Foundation Company as a Decentralised Autonomous Organisation (DAO) in the Cayman Islands News Aggregation Team Wednesday, April 01, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39703/the-foundation-company-as-a-decentralised-autonomous-organisation-dao-in-the-cayman-islands The timing of the enactment of the Law was also fortuitous as it coincided with the popularisation of decentralised autonomous organisations (or DAOs), most of which utilise blockchain technology. Legal Sponsored briefing: After a busy year in offshore litigation, what lies ahead in 2020? News Aggregation Team Monday, March 30, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39643/sponsored-briefing-after-a-busy-year-in-offshore-litigation-what-lies-ahead-in-2020 Otherwise it has been a year of variety – our litigators have been involved in a broad range of large, complex contentious cases, including general commercial litigation, restructuring and insolvency, trusts, regulatory (including proceeds of crime Legal Key legal due diligence requirements for offshore structures in corporate and finance transactions News Team Monday, March 30, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39646/key-legal-due-diligence-requirements-for-offshore-structures-in-corporate-and-finance-transactions It may be that, in view of current market uncertainties, an enhanced due diligence approach is required for certain types of transactions. Legal British Virgin Islands Segregated Portfolio Companies News Aggregation Team Monday, March 30, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39649/british-virgin-islands-segregated-portfolio-companies It is not intended to be exhaustive but merely to provide general information to our clients and their professional advisers. Legal Offshore Business Update: Jersey News Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39623/offshore-business-update-jersey The Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) is now working remotely. Legal Loan fund Volta Finance cancels dividend as debt downgrades bite News Aggregation Team Friday, April 03, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39740/loan-fund-volta-finance-cancels-dividend-as-debt-downgrades-bite The £114m Guernsey-domiciled debt fund described its move as an ‘appropriate and prudent action’. AIM and Hedge Funds Catalina makes first acquisition in Asia with Asia Capital Reinsurance News Aggregation Team Friday, April 03, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39751/catalina-makes-first-acquisition-in-asia-with-asia-capital-reinsurance Hsieh Fu Hua, chairman of ACR, said he was very pleased with the speed and efficiency with which this transaction was handled. AIM and Hedge Funds High Five! Fairway Group racks up nominations for marketing and corporate social responsibility News Team Thursday, April 02, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39719/high-five-fairway-group-racks-up-nominations-for-marketing-and-corporate-social-responsibility The team is also shortlisted in the Marketing Team of the Year category while Sam is nominated as a Rising Star. AIM and Hedge Funds BDO launches Guernsey actuarial practice News Aggregation Team Thursday, April 02, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39722/bdo-launches-guernsey-actuarial-practice BDO’s insurance team recently presented to local insurance managers about the new accounting standard for insurance AIM and Hedge Funds COVID-19 – Flexibility For LSE Listed Offshore Companies' Audited Annual Financial Statements News Team Thursday, April 02, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39727/covid-19-ampndash-flexibility-for-lse-listed-offshore-companiesamp039-audited-annual-financial-statements LSE has recently announced that the AIM-listed company's nominated adviser may apply to AIM Regulation for a three month extension to the reporting deadline for the publication of its annual audited accounts. AIM and Hedge Funds JTC Acquires Leading US Fund Administration Business Nes Financial News Team Thursday, April 02, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39735/jtc-acquires-leading-us-fund-administration-business-nes-financial The acquisition, which is subject to relevant regulatory approvals, represents a key part of JTC’s ongoing growth strategy AIM and Hedge Funds Insurance designated an essential service in Bermuda News Aggregation Team Wednesday, April 01, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39685/insurance-designated-an-essential-service-in-bermuda BILTIR pledged to work with the Bermuda Monetary Authority and other Bermuda government agencies to safeguard its members’ ability to conduct business, despite many businesses on the island being closed. AIM and Hedge Funds Cash box structures for convertible bond issues News Team Wednesday, April 01, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39711/cash-box-structures-for-convertible-bond-issues Structuring a convertible bond issue using a Jersey cash box structure can make it easier to implement the bond issue and may offer other benefits too. AIM and Hedge Funds Cash box structures for convertible bond issues News Team Wednesday, April 01, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39712/cash-box-structures-for-convertible-bond-issues Structuring a convertible bond issue using a Jersey cash box structure can make it easier to implement the bond issue and may offer other benefits too. AIM and Hedge Funds IG4 Capital partners with ZEDRA Fund Services News Team Monday, March 30, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39655/ig4-capital-partners-with-zedra-fund-services IG4 has also raised additional co-investment commitments for the IG4 Capital Infrastructure Investments AIM and Hedge Funds IQ-EQ unveils its innovative Investor Solutions offering video, powered by IQ-EQ Cosmos News Team Thursday, April 02, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39720/iq-eq-unveils-its-innovative-investor-solutions-offering-video-powered-by-iq-eq-cosmos Data led decision making is as important as it is complex. FinTech Bahamian tech developer launches professional services App News Team Thursday, April 02, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39730/bahamian-tech-developer-launches-professional-services-app According to Adderley, Pro242 aims to ensure that consumers connect with professionals who can “do the job and do it right”. FinTech In Self-Isolation? Try these Free Online Courses for you and your Family News Team Sunday, March 29, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39636/in-self-isolation-try-these-free-online-courses-for-you-and-your-family ModPo is a fast-paced introduction to modern and contemporary poetry, with an emphasis on experimental verse, from Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman to the present. FinTech Cybersecurity tactics for the coronavirus pandemic News Team Sunday, March 29, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39637/cybersecurity-tactics-for-the-coronavirus-pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has presented chief information security officers (CISOs) and their teams with two immediate priorities. FinTech Visit Jersey launches support hub News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39610/visit-jersey-launches-support-hub There is a wonderful community of businesses in Jersey who are continuing to provide excellent products and services to locals. FinTech Bank of Valletta increases limits of its contactless cards News Aggregation Team Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39612/bank-of-valletta-increases-limits-of-its-contactless-cards This is another measure being implemented to deter the spread of COVID-19. FinTech Top Global Digital Intelligence Trends for 2020 News Team Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39556/top-global-digital-intelligence-trends-for-2020 2020 Annual Digital Intelligence Industry Benchmark Report Reveals Law Enforcement Agencies Have a Growing Reliance on Data Analysis with 90 Percent of Cases Involving Digital Devices & Cloud Applications FinTech Why the UK thinks tech giants deserve a digital tax News Aggregation Team Friday, March 20, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39506/why-the-uk-thinks-tech-giants-deserve-a-digital-tax Sunak introduce a 2 percent tax on incomes from tech giants operating in Britain, especially those in search, social networks as well as shopping FinTech $280 Million Hedge Fund to Leverage Bitfinex’s Liquidity News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 17, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39432/280-million-hedge-fund-to-leverage-bitfinexamprsquos-liquidity Hedge fund taps Bitfinex for high liquidity and access to a growing crypto demographic. FinTech CS, Natixis and Luxembourg Stock Exchange to develop blockchain platform News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 17, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39449/cs-natixis-and-luxembourg-stock-exchange-to-develop-blockchain-platform The launch of FundsDLT is an important step toward our shared goal of promoting the adoption of blockchain and digital assets across the financial industry. FinTech The future of Real Estate and why Luxembourg holds the key News Aggregation Team Monday, March 30, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39642/the-future-of-real-estate-and-why-luxembourg-holds-the-key To prevent an accumulation of frozen assets, fund managers need to identify ways to truly integrate ESG principles into their real estate portfolio without greenwashing and communicate this clearly and effectively back to the investor. Planet SOS Fast pandemic response could tackle climate crisis News Aggregation Team Friday, March 27, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39625/fast-pandemic-response-could-tackle-climate-crisis Societies worldwide are changing overnight to meet the coronavirus threat. The climate crisis should match the rapid pandemic response. Planet SOS Covid-19: a dress rehearsal for the climate emergency? News Aggregation Team Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39456/covid-19-a-dress-rehearsal-for-the-climate-emergency Since it was first detected in December 2019, the virus has spread rapidly, having been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 30 January 2020, and is now characterised as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation. Planet SOS ESG in the boardroom News Team Friday, March 13, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39410/esg-in-the-boardroom Environmental, social and governance (ESG) is a broad concept with no standard definition Planet SOS Ethical investment and the challenges for trustees News Team Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39355/ethical-investment-and-the-challenges-for-trustees While it is relatively straight forward to include investment parameters when establishing a trust, the issues are more difficult when the trust is already established and trustees have full investment powers. Planet SOS Guernsey to host first Sustainable Finance Week News Team Friday, March 06, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39308/guernsey-to-host-first-sustainable-finance-week “Guernsey’s Sustainable Finance Week has a specific and perhaps unique focus - how to best leverage private wealth and capital to address the issue of climate change and the sustainability agenda,” he said. Planet SOS Fidelity launches sustainable reduced carbon bond fund News Team Wednesday, March 04, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39262/fidelity-launches-sustainable-reduced-carbon-bond-fund Through an active engagement approach, the portfolio manager looks to identify companies transitioning towards a greener environment. Planet SOS Skipton recognised for sustainable efforts News Aggregation Team Tuesday, March 03, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39257/skipton-recognised-for-sustainable-efforts The Guernsey-based savings and mortgage bank aligned itself with four of the UN Sustainability Development Goals through the publication of its first Sustainability Report for 2019. Planet SOS How Can Brands Boost Immunity Against the COVID-19 Virus News Aggregation Team Monday, March 02, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39228/how-can-brands-boost-immunity-against-the-covid-19-virus We gathered insights from the latest February reports from Boston Consulting Group (BCG), McKinsey & Company, and Kantar China, to give an overview of strategic alignment for companies to better survive through the COVID-19 crisis. Planet SOS Climate Change For Investor News Team Monday, March 02, 2020 12:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39239/climate-change-for-investor Guernsey has long been known as a jurisdiction which has had to adapt and be nimble in the face of global change. Planet SOS Appleby create market leading offshore business update to help clients during Covid-19 pandemic News Team Friday, April 03, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39738/appleby-create-market-leading-offshore-business-update-to-help-clients-during-covid-19-pandemic “The coronavirus pandemic has created unprecedented circumstances for business operations globally, including the offshore jurisdictions in which we operate,” said Cameron Adderley, Global Practice Group Head of Corporate at Appleby. “ Covid-19 Continuing to work together through COVID-19 News Aggregation Team Friday, April 03, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39742/continuing-to-work-together-through-covid-19 As a result of the changing circumstances, we have continued to evolve our working practices to maintain high standards of care for our employees Covid-19 $200m In Deals ‘Slide’ On Covid-19 Impact News Aggregation Team Friday, April 03, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39745/200m-in-deals-amplsquoslideamprsquo-on-covid-19-impact Voicing optimism that investor confidence may recover sufficiently for some deals to be funded from the late 2020 third quarter onwards Covid-19 CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – Economic Substance – Can You Still Comply? News Team Friday, April 03, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39748/coronavirus-covid-19-ampndash-economic-substance-ampndash-can-you-still-comply An immediate consequence of this is that it may be difficult for boards of offshore entities to meet physically in the relevant jurisdiction Covid-19 Covid-19: Implications for Jersey Planning Appeals News Team Friday, April 03, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39750/covid-19-implications-for-jersey-planning-appeals Any site notices should continue to be displayed in the normal way for planning appeals. Covid-19 Jersey Cash Box Structures: A Fast Route To Funding News Team Friday, April 03, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39758/jersey-cash-box-structures-a-fast-route-to-funding With a long history of their use in the capital markets Covid-19 Conyers’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic News Team Thursday, April 02, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39718/conyersamprsquo-response-to-the-covid-19-pandemic While all our offices remain open and functioning at present, we have implemented remote working plans in order to maintain social distancing protocols and limit the spread of the virus to protect us all. Covid-19 COVID-19 – Government Support For Jersey Businesses News Team Thursday, April 02, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39728/covid-19-ampndash-government-support-for-jersey-businesses This is a rapidly changing area and we advise that for the most up-to-date information, you check the Government's specific page on support measures for business here. Covid-19 Mauritius: capital markets | practical considerations in the context of COVID-19 News Aggregation Team Wednesday, April 01, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39687/mauritius-capital-markets-practical-considerations-in-the-context-of-covid-19 The Listing Division will continue to operate and relay communiqués to the market by email or through the SEM website. Covid-19 Coronavirus: global economy could be in recovery mode within SIX MONTHS - but on two conditions News Team Wednesday, April 01, 2020 1:00 am http://offshore-bankers.net/article/39688/coronavirus-global-economy-could-be-in-recovery-mode-within-six-months-but-on-two-conditions Mr Green concludes: “The coming months will be extremely tough for many individuals, businesses and sectors, but there are also glimmers of hope that economic recovery might arrive relatively soon. Covid-19