Isle of Man
Q&A with David Lidington, Minister of the Cabinet Office
  The UK’s secure relationship with the British Overseas Territories has been thrown into question following the UK parliament's decision to implement public registers of beneficial ownership. (01/10/2019)
How Should the British Offshore World Respond to a Crisis of Reputation?
  The Governments of the CDs and OTs have done everything their business sectors have asked of them. They've raised standards and worked with the UK Government to maintain an environment that allows businesses to succeed. And ’offshore’ businesses have (01/07/2019)
Offshore: The Leaders, the Trends and the Opportunities
  Dan Wise looks at why certain IFCs prosper. He discusses regulation and investment opportunities, and opines on the implementation of public registers of beneficial ownership in the British Overseas Territories. (01/09/2018)
Isle of Man: Standing Up to the Future
  The Isle of Man is recognised globally as a quality financial centre providing services which include fiduciary, banking, life assurance and pensions. In recent years it has come to represent the jurisdiction of choice for e-gaming businesses. (25/08/2017)
Listing in an Uncertain World
  The CEO of the International Stock Exchange Group (TISEG) explores how its offering of certainty is strengthening the rationale for debt securities, investment vehicles and trading companies to list on TISE (01/08/2017)
Isle of Man: Stability and Security in Challenging Times
  In these times of increasing global political and economic instability, international businesses, entrepreneurs and HNWIs need to be cautious when choosing a jurisdiction in which to structure their affairs or set up businesses.....w (01/10/2016)
If it quacks like a duck?…The classification and duties of non-trustee power-holders
  With reserved powers legislation available in most offshore jurisdictions, Ashley Fife examines the difficulties regarding the categorisation of powers held by a person other than a trustee as either fiduciary or non-fiduciary. (01/01/2016)
The Isle of Man – A Centre of Excellence for Shipping and Aviation
  Oscar Brown, examines the attractiveness of the Isle of Man as hub for Shipping and Aviation. (01/01/2016)
Isle of Man: Sunshine On A Rainy Day
  Philip Knop examines how the future appears bright for the Manx financial sector. (01/01/2016)
Online Gaming – A Safe Bet?
  With the eGaming sector experiencing unprecedented growth, Craig Brown examines the opportunities and challenges facing the industry. (01/12/2015)
The Isle of Man: Proud of its Place on the International Stage
  With the Isle of Man experiencing 30 years of continuous economic growth, Malcolm Couch examines the role the island's status as a leading financial centre played in achieving this remarkable statistic. (01/11/2014)
Q&A with Laurence Skelly, Minister for Economic Development, Isle of Man
  The financial services industry is the Isle of Man’s largest wealth creator. IFC speaks to Minister for the Department of Economic Development Laurence Skelly about the history and rapid development of this essential sector of the Manx economy. (01/11/2014)
New Regime for Foreign Companies
  Andrew Webb and Sophia Wong examine the changes to the Isle of Man's Foreign Companies Act. (01/11/2014)
FATCA – Why the Isle of Man is a Magnet for International Pension Plans
  With FATCA affecting every aspect of the financial services industry, Mark Kiernan examines the impact the far reaching legislation on the Isle of Man's international pensions industry. (01/11/2014)
Isle of Man: Stability and Security in Challenging Times
  Tom Maher examines how the Isle of Man has thrived through the financial crisis due to the stability and security the jurisdiction provides. (01/08/2014)
Implications of Information Sharing in the Isle of Man
  Philip Knop discusses Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Isle of Man and UK for the automatic exchange of tax information in 2016, and the impact this may have on the jurisdiction. (01/01/2014)
What Does the Future Hold for IFCs?
  Simon Harding examines the future of IFCs, including what tactics they can adopt and what products and services they can introduce to survive in a febrile political atmosphere. (01/06/2013)
QROPS: A Jurisdictional Comparison
  A year on since the 2012 UK budget put many providers out of the market, Rex Crowley examines the many variations of QROPS still available and provides a jurisdictional comparision. (01/05/2013)
The Isle of Man – A Diversified IFC
  Paul Hotchkiss discusses the Isle of Man’s intention to remain being considered among the very best centres of international business. (01/01/2013)
The Isle of Man – An International Financial Centre of Excellence
  Nick Verardi considers how the Isle of Man has successfully weathered the economic storm and what the jurisdiction is doing to develop as an international business centre. (01/01/2012)
IFCs prove crucial in growth of emerging markets
  Grant Stein comments on the use of IFCs by emerging markets in facilitating investment into these markets as well as putting developing capital to work around the globe (01/06/2011)
The Isle of Man: Taking Centre Stage
  Nick Verardi examines how the Isle of Man’s reputation on the international stage has grown and what changes 2010 has brought to the island’s financial services industry (02/02/2011)
Isle of Man enters QROPS arena as a serious contender
  The ink is barely dry on the Isle of Man’s Income Tax (Pensions) (Temporary Taxation) Order 2010 - Rex Cowley and Mike Lightfoot of Close International examine the impact the Order will have on the QROPS market. (01/11/2010)
Isle of Man: Legislative Changes
  An exhaustive look at the new legislative framework on the Island. (26/02/2010)
The Isle of Man: Securing the future and sustaining growth
  Nick Verardi provides a detailed legislative overview of the jurisdiction (06/01/2009)
The Isle of Man: From strength to strength
  Nick Veradi details the latest tax and companies legislation recently introduced in the jurisdiction (08/01/2007)