The Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC) is delighted to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission on 13 July 2015.
The EU Commission has confirmed its continued endorsement of Guernsey as a cooperative jurisdiction following a meeting between officials in Brussels.
Euroclear Bank, the Brussels-based international central securities depository (ICSD), and China Construction Bank (CCB) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further develop the offshore Renminbi (RMB) capital market.
Alter Domus, a provider of fund and corporate services for alternative investment funds and multinational corporations, has been authorised by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) to act as a depositary.
Tim Thornton, Chief Data Officer, Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services comments on the upcoming deadline for registration on the Cayman FATCA portal…
JTC has been granted a registration status by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) as a company service provider pursuant to Article 5 of the Company Service Providers Act, 2013.
According to the Q3 statistical bulletin published by the BVI Financial Services Commission (FSC), the islands’ financial regulator, a total of 27 limited partnerships were recorded in Q2 2014 compared to 16 in Q2 2013. That figure rose in Q3 to 36.
By James Williams – There’s a general air of optimism among the BVI’s fund practitioners. Although the average hedge fund recorded sub-four per cent, the lowest average return since 2011, there was nevertheless a clear uptick in trading activity, principally among some of the islands’ larger managers.
Tom Carey & David Crosland of Carey Olsen, explore the introduction of the Limited Liability Partnerships (Guernsey) Law 2013…
By Chris Humphries, Managing Director, Stuarts Walker Hersant, Attorneys-at-Law – The Cayman Islands continues to be the leading offshore jurisdiction for mutual funds and hedge funds. Its position as the premier jurisdiction is as a result of innovative legislation and the absence of taxation together with the presence of sophisticated and professional service providers and a favourable regulatory environment.