News results for Offshore

15 January 2021

How A Crisis Prompts Relocation – The Case For The Balearic Islands

The author of this article – an international tax barrister – makes the case for people to...

22 December 2020

Bahamas Praised Over AML, Counter-Terrorism Regime Progress

The FATF said the jurisdiction has made progress with its regime for combatting money laundering...

17 December 2020

How The British Virgin Islands Stand Over Beneficial Ownership

We talk to the CEO of BVI Finance about the jurisdiction's approach to publicly accessible...

16 December 2020

Court Reportedly Throws Wrench Into Beneficial Ownership Debate

A lawyer campaigning to protect financial privacy says a Luxembourg court has taken an important...

10 December 2020

Guernsey Eyes Change To Private Investment Fund Regime

Introduced in Guernsey in November 2016, the entity has been used by new and existing fund...

2 December 2020

Why More Wealth Firms Move Onshore

Certain "onshore" financial centres are attracting more wealth management action, driven by...

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...

Comment & Analysis results for Offshore

18 September 2008

Swiss Bank Secrecy Under Siege, Seen As Prized Asset

Despite challenges from the likes of Hong Kong and Singapore, Switzerland continues to be the...

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...