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June 19, 2015
OECD Responds to EU’s Blacklist

Cayman Finance is pleased to share the following press release from the Cayman Islands Government and accompanying email from the OECD.   The Cayman Islands Government, along with its fellow 126 members of the OECD’s Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes, today received an email signed jointly by the Director of the OECD Centre for […]
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June 19, 2015
Fifteen regional jurisdictions on EU tax haven blacklist

A blacklist of the world’s 30 worst-offending tax havens, published on Wednesday by the European Commission, includes 15 countries and territories within the wider Caribbean. The list includes various well-known havens — among them the Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands and Bermuda — but other jurisdictions that are commonly labelled as offshore tax avoidance hubs were notably missing. Switzerland, for […]
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June 19, 2015
EU blacklist disappoints Cayman Finance

Cayman Finance says it is disappointed the European Union has blacklisted the Cayman Islands as a tax haven. The European Commission published its list Wednesday, naming 30 countries it implies may have been non-compliant regarding good tax governance.  Cayman’s financial services representative group says it’s not sure how the 11 European countries arrived to such a conclusion, as this jurisdiction […]
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June 18, 2015
Cayman Finance statement on EU Blacklisting

Cayman Finance is disappointed to read that the Cayman Islands has today been included on a list (based on the views of 11 EU countries with which Cayman does little international business) implying that we might be non-compliant regarding tax good governance. It is not clear what standards have been used by these 11 countries to come to such a […]
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June 11, 2015
Webb scandal not representative of Cayman

It’s been three weeks since the Cayman Islands was shoved into the international spotlight of a corruption scandal, with the arrest of now former CONCACAF president and FIFA vice president, Jeffrey Webb. “This isn’t a representation of the jurisdiction,” Cayman Finance CEO Jude Scott told CNS Business, maintaining that Cayman has no tolerance for corruption, money laundering or any sort of illegal activities, “no […]
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The conference will look at topical issues affecting the world of international wealth management.

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Date: October 2, 2015

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November 5, 2014
A real solution or a not so well thought out political statement that may backfire?

Written by Gonzalo Jalles British Prime Minister Cameron eloquently announced the end of beneficial ownership secrecy, and has been pushing for a public central registry of beneficial ownership which seems to be getting traction in the legislative process in the UK. However, the proposed law has received considerable criticism from jurisdictions like the Cayman Islands. Cayman is being asked to […]
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September 30, 2014
Alibaba and liberty

A Chinese company wishes to raise capital in the US. The US investors wish to invest in the Chinese company. The Chinese regulators do not allow the company to sell shares directly into the US markets, so the company creates an entity that, while it does not hold the assets of the company, has a right to all future cash-flow […]
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September 17, 2014
Small Wonder?

Delaware has more registered companies than people. Less than 0.3% of the US population and two-thirds of the 500 largest US companies call the State their home. Yes, it is a small wonder, but I can’t help think – what is the big wonder? A President that continues to attack other nations for more reasonable tax-management practices than those happening […]
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