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Reserve Bank today directed all banks to upload the Know Your Customer (KYC) data pertaining to new individual accounts opened after January 1, with Central KYC Records Registry... read more
The UK Government has released its final response to the further consultation on reforms to the taxation of non-UK domiciliaries (non-doms), together with some draft legislation that will take effect from 6 April 2017 ... read more
Kenyans with investments in foreign countries or cash stashed in foreign bank accounts can now bring the money home following implementation of a tax amnesty... read more
Switzerland has boosted anti-money laundering measures over the last decade but could still do more to prevent financial crime, the inter-governmental Financial Action Task Force (FATF)... read more
Large banks in Britain want the UK government to allow their industry to remain subject to EU laws for up to five years after Brexit... read more
The European Central Bank will pour another half-trillion euros ($579 billion) in newly printed money into the eurozone economy to support its recovery... read more
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  Alain Kunz examines the Bahamas attractiveness for Private Banking services. (16/08/2016)
The Bahamas: An Insurance Gateway to the World
  Peter Strauss examines how The Bahamas insurance offerings attact insurers worldwide. (16/08/2016)
The Bahamas for Family Offices: A Practitioner’s Overview
  Linda Beidler-D’Aguilar examines the attractiveness of The Bahamas for the establishment of Family Offices. (01/06/2016)
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Bermuda’s Competitive Insurance Advantage
  Chris Garrod examines how recent developments within Bermuda's (Re)insurance sector have given the jurisdiction a competitive advantage over their rivals. (01/07/2016)
Bermuda: A Centre of Excellence
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Tickled Pink: Rediscovering Trusts in Bermuda
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The BVI’s Role in the Global Financial System - Finding a Workable Solution for Beneficial Ownership
  Orlando D Smith, Premier of the British Virgin Islands, looks ahead to what the BVI wants to see within the proposed global standards for beneficial ownership. (02/12/2016)
China’s HNWI Growth Provides Opportunities for the BVI Financial Sector
  Claire Abrehart examines the opportunities the growth in the number of Chinese HNWI's provides for the BVI (01/11/2016)
Statutory and Case Law Developments in BVI’s Trust and Estates Law
  Helene Anne Lewis examines the latest developments within the BVI's Trusts and Estate Law. (02/08/2016)
Back to the Future: BVI Forward
  Ayana Hull considers how BVI has positioned itself to maintain its dominant position in the financial services realm. (01/08/2016)