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Ottawa is cracking down on a growing number of Canadians named in the Panama Papers, with the Canada Revenue Agency warning the 2,671 individuals or firms under review they should not expect a negotiated settlement... read more
The British tax man is warning that trying to save money by selling your company to one in Cyprus and switching earnings into capital gains does not beat the system,... read more
UK: Tax raids up 28% (26/09/2016)
More and more businesses could be expecting a rather abrupt visit from the taxman, as figures out today has found the number of raids carried out by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has shot up over the last year,... read more
French authorities have asked Switzerland to provide information on the holders of over 45,000 UBS bank accounts to aid a tax avoidance investigation... read more
IN THE last week or so, the Opposition Leader has stated that she cannot support the Tax Information Exchange Bill to ensure TT is compliant with the United States’ Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA ) in its current form... read more
While fiscal consolidation was the key driver of tax reforms in the years following the global economic crisis, the main emphasis of recent tax reforms has shifted back to tax measures aimed at boosting economic growth, according to a new OECD report... read more
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Statutory and Case Law Developments in BVI’s Trust and Estates Law
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  Alistair Abbott examines the recent Privy Council judgment in Anzen Limited and others v Hermes One Limited. (01/08/2016)
China’s HNWI Growth Provides Opportunities for the BVI Financial Sector
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Back to the Future: BVI Forward
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