News results for Offshore

30 November 2020

Explain Yourself! How Courts Think About Unexplained Wealth Orders

Unexplained Wealth Orders have garnered much attention for their role in curbing the flow of dirty...

25 November 2020

British Virgin Islands Lauds Think Tank's Beneficial Ownership Stance

Public registers of beneficial ownership come in different forms and the subject remains...

23 November 2020

It Pays To Have Backup Plans: "Golden Visas" And HNW Americans

There was a moment in a James Bond film where "Q" tells the famous agent to "always have a backup...

11 November 2020

Former Google CEO Uses Cyprus "Golden Visa" - Report

Ironically, the Cyprus “golden visa” scheme was put on temporary hold a few weeks ago following...

21 October 2020

Restarting Economic Growth: Where Asian Economies, IFCs Combine

The author of this article argues that as Asia and the rest of the world begin to rebuild their...

16 October 2020

Deadline Nears As UAE Unveils New Beneficial Ownership Regime

New regulations bring the concept of beneficial ownership into the UAE, part the jurisdiction's...

8 October 2020

Groups Applaud Cayman Islands' EU Blacklist Exit; Oman Also Removed

While the existence of such blacklists can be politically controversial, the removal of the Cayman...

10 September 2020

Jersey Finance Spreads Its Offshore Gospel To US

A year after the promotional agency of the island set up a New York office, it spoke to this news...

12 August 2020

Carey Olsen Builds Bermuda-Based Corporate Offering

The Carey Olsen Services Bermuda operation falls within a group of the firm's offerings in the...

4 August 2020

Guernsey Encourages Limited Partnership Migration

The new regulations allow a range of structures, such as private equity vehicles and collective...

Comment & Analysis results for Offshore

4 September 2008

As Wave of Trusts are Set Up in Switzerland, Not All May Survive

There has been a rush to set up trusts in Switzerland. But the regulatory environment is unclear...

10 March 2008

Crown Dependencies Prepare for IMF Visit

The Crown Dependencies are due to welcome the International Monetary Fund with open arms later this...

4 June 2007

Maintaining the Momentum is Guernsey's Challenge

The offshore island of Guernsey is riding high on a wall of business emanating from the global...

17 April 2007

Competition Hots Up in Offshore Funds Sector

The financial sector regulator in Jersey – the Financial Services Commission – last week...

11 April 2007

Will Swiss Wealth Management Be Affected by the Abolition of Swedish Wealth Tax?

WealthBriefing recently reported that the Swedish wealth tax is to be abolished this month....

21 June 2006

Guernsey Clamps Down on Abuse in Financial Services Sector

US, English and offshore law firms have worked closely together to bring a landmark receivership...

16 February 2006

Recent Jersey Trust Cases

It is well known that Jersey is a vibrant offshore jurisdiction - bank deposits in Jersey now stand...

20 May 2005

WealthBriefing Talks to the Director General of Guernsey Financial Services Commission

Peter Neville, the Director General of Guernsey Financial Services Commission is one of the major...

28 April 2005

A Renaissance For The Offshore Trust?

At the end of the Eighties, an offshore trust was a must have tax planning vehicle. By the end of...

29 May 2002

Cayman trial threatens future of offshore finance

The world of offshore finance faces a severe threat following the opening of a court case in the...