Jersey Finance is expecting an increase in fund migration to the island following an amendment to the Limited Partnership (Jersey) Law 1994.
By A Paris – In the face of the current uncertainty and volatility across global markets, the financial industry in The Bahamas has been making changes to refine and strengthen its position as an international financial centre. This is being done to buttress its international standing and help sustain business longevity for all players involved.
By Jude Scott, Cayman Finance - Governments around the world have taken dramatic action to address the health risks caused by Covid-19, but doing so has also created a wide range of significant economic risks as well.
By Daniella Skotnicki, Harneys – The investment management industry relies on innovative and diverse strategies to create alpha and add value for investors. Whilst the benefits of gender diversity have been widely recognised, the industry, like most others, has lagged in achieving it.
By A Paris – As the global focus on regulation continues to ramp up, the financial industry in the Cayman Islands is shoring up its legislation to remain at the forefront of change and strengthen its position as a fund domicile.
By CIMA – For the past five decades, the Cayman Islands has maintained its position as the number one domicile for hedge funds. Central to its success is a comprehensive regulatory framework and the ability to adapt to evolving international standards, thus highlighting the jurisdiction’s commitment to the enhancement of financial supervision.
The Alternative Investment Management Association says the plan to add the Cayman Islands – the major offshore domicile for the global hedge fund industry – to a tax haven blacklist remains an “open matter” until any formal decision is reached.
By Ian Gobin (pictured) & Philip Graham – 2020 is a presidential election year in the US. Economists generally forecast a period leading up to it which avoids any major US financial market upsets. However, this time it’s building up to be anything other than a normal election year.
By Simon Gray, BVI Finance – A new generation of hedge fund managers are looking to make a name for themselves. But starting a fund, raising money and managing a back office can be a gruelling task even for the most talented rising stars.
By Christopher Simpson & Kerry Anderson – News outlets, including The Guardian and CNBC, were reporting and market watchers were opining in early 2019 that a slowing world economy forebodes a major global economic shift – possibly another recession. By mid-August, the concern found renewed attention when analysts pointed to an inverted yield curve in the United States Government bond market as a historical precursor to a recession.