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James Dockeray, Deloitte

Insights on Bermuda’s Economic Substance Act 2018

On 17 December 2018, Bermuda formally introduced the Economic Substance Act 2018, the measures therein becoming applicable with effect from 1st January, 2019. Its genesis resulted from Bermuda being placed on the EU’s grey list of jurisdictions due to concerns over

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Cayman Islands committed to aligning with global best practices

Tax transparency and cooperation with international regulators and governments to guard against tax evasion is something that the Cayman Islands takes seriously. It has, after all, Tax Information Exchange Agreements with all major developed countries and shares information with over

Jude Scott, Cayman Finance

The Cayman Model goes from strength to strength

Q&A with Jude Scott, Cayman Finance What is the most important aspect of maintaining Cayman’s reputation as the world’s leading offshore IFC?  The key element that ties together all of our efforts to operate a premier global financial hub for


BDA’s concierge service complements new rules

The primary mission for the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) for 2019 is clear: to welcome more international business to the island, following the implementation of new economic substance rules that will see a bolstered physical presence by companies across

Elise Donovan, BVI Finance

British Virgin Islands 2019 – Foreword

With close to 1,500 registered funds, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is a leading offshore domicile with hedge fund managers from all over the world choosing the jurisdiction to set up and manage their businesses.  The popularity of BVI funds is

Eric Flaye, Conyers

BVI LPs enjoy strong year-on-year growth

Discipline is one of the key traits of any successful fund manager – sticking to the core investment strategy and avoiding style drift. And in some respects, the same is true of offshore jurisdictions.  Over the years, rather than try

Ian Montgomery, Collas Crill

Opportunities for private clients in the BVI

By Ian Montgomery, Partner, Collas Crill – A new generation of offshore incorporations: Succession planning for offshore incorporations, particularly those where companies are controlled by one individual, needs careful consideration. Problems can arise where a significant proportion of shares in a BVI


Coinfloor secures in-principle authorisation as DLT provider in Gibraltar

Coinfloor’s spot exchange in Gibraltar has received an in-principle authorisation as a distributed ledger technology (DLT) provider from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission under the jurisdiction’s Financial Services (Distributed Ledger Technologies Providers) Regulations 2018. Introduced in January this year, the

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Spotlight on The Bahamas

On Thursday 29 November 2018, Global Fund Media hosted an exclusive event in conjunction with the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB), to showcase how the jurisdiction is updating its regulatory regime, not only to bring it into closer alignment with


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