Mondaq Offshore: Finance and Banking
Higgs & Johnson
The Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information Act, 2016 ("Act") came into force in The Bahamas on 1st January, 2017.
Collas Crill
In the British Virgin Islands, investment funds are regulated by the BVI Financial Services Commission under the BVI Securities and Investment Business Act, 2010 and the Mutual Fund Regulations, 2010.
Harneys
The BVI is recognised globally as a leading funds jurisdiction. It has built up this reputation over the course of many successful decades, based upon the essential building blocks of being tax neutral...
Harneys
The BVI is expected to undergo its fourth round of mutual evaluation by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) in 2018 based on the Financial Action Task Force's (FATF) international standards on combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism and proliferation.
Collas Crill
Fund Vehicle: Cayman Exempted Limited Company with a Cayman Registered office. Usually a Cayman Registered Mutual Fund. The Fund's Board may include Cayman resident independent directors.
DMS Governance Ltd
The Department for International Tax Cooperation ("DITC") has released Version 2.0 of the Common Reporting Standard ("CRS") Guidance Notes and clarified certain areas:
DMS Governance Ltd
The introduction of MiFID II across Europe on 3rd of January 2018 will represent the largest single body of regulation to affect the investment management industry, while also imposing a number of new...
Michael Chambers & Co
Binary Options trading is a straightforward way to trade price fluctuations in multiple underlying financial assets.
Michael Chambers & Co
The Leasing Law (72(I)/2016) entered into force on 28 April 2016.
Carey Olsen
The registered fund regime offers a significantly faster approval process than that of authorised funds (other than QIFs): three days for RCIS Funds and one day for PIFs, relying in each case upon increased due diligence expectations on the part of the fund's administrator.
RSM Tax Advisory
As the governments of various jurisdictions around the world have each taken steps to enhance transparency in their own jurisdictions as well as to improve international tax cooperation...
Dillon Eustace
The status of a judgment mortgage as against an executed charge that was registered later in time in the Property Registration Authority has been clarified by Keane J. in Larianov Foundation v...
Ogier
From a structuring perspective, infrastructure funds are most frequently established as either a limited partnership or a limited company.
Mourant Ozannes
Dan Birtwistle talked through the key features of the new draft Jersey Private Fund guide. The guide describes the policy and requirements of what we think will be a very attractive, harmonised...
Mourant Ozannes
This briefing is a general introduction to the range of Jersey investment funds available.
Mourant Ozannes
Mourant Ozannes' leading investment funds team has established the first five new Jersey Private Funds since the new regime came into effect last month.
KPMG Luxembourg
Luxembourg's investment management industry has a new buzzword, a new obsession, a new battlefield: MiFID II.
Finance Malta
Minister for Finance Prof. Edward Scicluna reiterated that Malta, as a member of the EU, is a financial and tax jurisdiction which has successfully undergone various routine due diligence...
Juristconsult Chambers
The annual conference of the Mauritius Branch of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) is being held on Thursday and Friday.
Harneys
This Guide provides a high level summary of the main obligations and action points under Cayman Islands automatic exchange of information legislation for Cayman Islands investment funds.
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DMS Governance Ltd
The Hedge Fund Law Report recently interviewed Woolverton in connection with his move to DMS, during which he discussed the role of robust fund governance in the context of private funds.
Conyers Dill & Pearman
We are pleased to present the latest edition of our Bermuda Public Companies Update which features a recap of significant transactions involving Bermuda public companies listed on the NYSE...
Chryssafinis & Polyviou LLC
A successful application for the Cyprus Citizenship means that the applicant can enjoy all free movement benefits that apply to all European Union Citizens.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
It is rare to be asked to assist in producing an entirely new legal regime from scratch.
ISOLAS
In recent times the use of technology in the provision of financial services has become well established, with the likes of crowdfunding platforms and 'Peer-to-Peer' (P2P) lenders already considered fairly mainstream.
BLC Robert
Mauritius is known as an established financial centre and platform for foreign investments and debt financing of assets in Africa, Asia and the region offering financing structuring solutions to both...
BLC Robert
The Act is all encompassing, catering for the incorporation of the LLP leading up to its winding up, with management and administration of the affairs of the LLP featuring prominently.
GuernseyFinance
The PIF can be either closed or open-ended and should contain no more than 50 legal or natural persons holding an economic interest in the fund
Juristconsult Chambers
The annual conference of the Mauritius Branch of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) is being held on Thursday and Friday.
Travers Thorp Alberga
The BVI and Cayman Courts are usually the work horses of the Caribbean international financial centres. 2016 proved to be no different.
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