News, Comment & Analysis results for Offshore

Offshore
5 July 2021

WEALTH TALK: Focus On MENA Region's Growth, Swiss EAM Sector

This news service discusses important trends in the Middle East and the Swiss markets. ...

Offshore
1 July 2021

First Digital Bank Launched In The Isle of Man

Capital International Bank has been given the regulators' green light to launch the jurisdiction's...

Offshore
28 May 2021

Swiss-EU Single Market Pact Talks Collapse

The refusal of the Alpine state to agree to all conditions for closer single market ties with the...

Offshore
27 May 2021

UAE Widens Company Ownership To Foreigners

The move is an example of how the jurisdiction is pushing forward to attract inward investment. ...

Offshore
31 March 2021

Guernsey Trumpets Sustainable Finance, Family Offices Prowess

Guernsey has made a point of promoting its green credentials and of being a desirable place for...

Offshore
29 March 2021

European Union, UK Take Early Step Over Financial Service Pact - Media

The move towards an agreement contrasts with the EU's rhetoric against the UK in recent weeks...

Offshore
10 February 2021

After Brexit, How Attractive Is UK Investor Visa?

The pandemic has shaken up "golden"/investment visa programmes. Legal practitioners look at the...

Offshore
10 February 2021

"Golden Visa" Firm Hits Back At Malaysia Financier Claims

Claims about the 1MDB scandal - one of the largest in modern financial history - continue to...

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...

Offshore
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...

Comment & Analysis results for Offshore

Offshore
2 April 2009

Tax Havens - How The Landscape Is Changing

The hostility to tax havens is not new. Many of these jurisdictions have already taken steps to...

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...

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...

Offshore
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...

Offshore
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...

Offshore
17 April 2007

Competition Hots Up in Offshore Funds Sector

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

Offshore
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....

Offshore
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...

Offshore
16 February 2006

Recent Jersey Trust Cases

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

Offshore
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...