Insurance
ARTICLES
The Bahamas: An Insurance Gateway to the World
  Peter Strauss examines how The Bahamas insurance offerings attact insurers worldwide. (16/08/2016)
Barbados’ Virtual Family Office: A Lure For Latin America
  Karen Perreira considers the attraction of the Barbados' virtual family office for LATAM clients. (01/08/2016)
Bermuda Stakes Success On Its Top-tier Reputation
  Ross Webber considers how Bermuda's pragmatic approach towards calls for greater transparency has put the island in good stead for the future. (01/07/2016)
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
  Greg Wojciechowski examines how Bermuda has emerged as the centre for excellence for ILS structures. (01/07/2016)
Guernsey: Staying Ahead of the Game
  Christopher Jones examines Guernsey has stayed ahead of the regulatory curve by enhancing its legislative framework. (01/08/2015)
Cayman Islands: The Ever-Changing Regulatory Landscape
  Simon Thomas examines how the Cayman Islands have fared in the face of increasing and ever-changing regulatory conditions. (01/07/2015)
The BVI: The Premier Corporate Domicile
  Well regarded as a compliant and transparent jurisdiction, BVI Finance provide an overview of the jurisdiction's financial services. (01/03/2015)
The Impact of FATCA on Bermuda’s (Re)Insurance Sector
  David Doyle examines the potential impact of FATCA on one of Bermuda's flagship sectors, Reinsurance. (01/01/2015)
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)
Fast-track Investment Funds Launched in Bermuda
  With Bermuda well known for its ILS offerings, Dawn Griffiths examines how the introduction of fast track investment funds will benefit the industry and increase interest in Bermuda as a fund domicile. (01/09/2014)
Bermuda: Quo Fata Ferunt
  Alex Potts examines how recent regulatory changes reflect Bermuda's commitment to growing its international financial sector. (01/09/2014)
Maintaining the Competitive Edge in the Guernsey Financial Centre
  With the pace of regulatory change as unrelenting as ever, Joe Truelove examines how Guernsey can maintain its competitive edge in financial services. (01/06/2014)
Segregated Structures – An Offshore Innovation
  While segregated structures have been common place in offshore jurisdictions, Alan Dickson highlights the growing use of Segregated Portfolio Companies in Asia to structure investments into China. (01/04/2014)
Q&A with Maltese Minister for Finance Prof Edward Scicluna
  Financial services now stand as one of the main pillars of the Maltese economy. IFC Media speaks with Minister for Finance Professor Edward Scicluna regarding the rapid development of Malta as an IFC. (01/04/2014)
Barbados Case Study: Dual Compliant Life Insurance for Americans Living in Canada
  Charles Gagnon highlights Barbados as an attractive jurisdiction for Dual Compliant Life Insurance for Americans living in Canada in this insightful case study. (01/02/2014)
ILS and the Convergence of Insurance and Funds in Bermuda
  Chris Garrod discusses the emergence in the past 20 years of Bermuda as a leading player in the insurance industry, earning the label of ‘World’s Risk Capital’ and boasting a streamlined and flexible approval and incorporation process. (01/10/2013)
Captive Insurance – The Appeal of Domicile in the Bahamas
  Peter Strauss examines the factors which make the Bahamas a preferable choice when picking a captive insurance domicile, during what has recently been described as a resurgence for the sector in this jurisdiction (01/10/2013)
Image Rights: A New Global Product
  Jose Luis Romanillos discusses Guernsey’s innovative new image rights legislation, a world first, which has the potential to become a ‘must have’ product in Guernsey and around the world. (01/07/2013)
Guernsey’s Insurance Advantage
  Martin Le Pelley discusses Guernsey’s reputation as a leading insurance domicile, a position earned through years of hard work, which relies on the jurisdiction’s wealth of experience and knowledge. (01/07/2013)
Time to Take Control of the Cost of Compliance
  With the cost of compliance ever increasing, Michael Luderer, argues none can afford to gamble on being able to muddle their way through. (01/04/2013)
Bermuda – Strengthening its Regulatory Tools
  Karen Corless, David Doyle, Dawn Griffiths and Kent Smith discuss the legislative and regulatory developments in Bermuda and how they have developed from 2012. (01/02/2013)
BSX and the Global Capital Markets
  Greg Wojciechowski discusses the Bermuda stock exchange, which continues to prove itself on the world stage by being innovative and entrepreneurial in approach since its inception. (01/02/2013)
Due Diligence: Sanctions and Insurance
  Burke Files examines the curious methods Iranian Vessels use, including IFCs to get around sanctions imposed on them. (01/12/2012)
Bermuda – Efficient Capital Movement
  Randall Krebs, Meritius Trust shows how Bermuda facilitates capital movement as a conduit for investment around the globe. (01/12/2012)
LATAM blossoming in Barbados
  LATAM countries are poised to harbour additional wealth and will require a conduit for this, Liza A Harridyal-Sodha examines the opportunities Barbados has to offer for LATAM wealth planners. (01/11/2012)
Bermuda Reinsurance Market – Recent Trends
  Following the massive Catastrophe losses seen throughout 2011, Erica Robinson-McLeod, Appleby assesses recent trends within Bermuda's robust Insurance and Reinsurance sectors. (01/11/2012)
Anguilla’s Increasingly Prominent Role in International Finance
  Pam Webster, Webster Dryud Mitchell examines recent legislative developments in Anguilla that have put the jurisidiction on the map for financial services. (01/08/2012)
Luxembourg Complex Alternative UCITS & Specialised Investment Funds
  Daniel Richards, Ogier examines Luxembourg's fund industry from UCITS to Specialised Investment Funds. (01/07/2012)
The Cat Bond Market in the Cayman Islands
  After a turbulent 2011 for the Insurance market Stephen James, Simon Raftopoulos and Samuel Banks, Appleby examine the Cat Bonds market in the Cayman Islands (01/06/2012)
Cayman Islands – Providing a Positive Contribution to the Global Economy
  Richard Coles, Cayman Finance examines the positive contribution the Cayman Islands provide to the global economy by preserving and protecting wealth. (01/06/2012)
Nevis – Building Strong Foundations
  Jan Dash examines how Nevis has developed as an offshore finance centre. (15/12/2011)
The Cayman Islands: Setting the Standard
  Dax Basdeo highlights how the Cayman Islands has strengthened its reputation as major financial centre. (15/12/2011)
Bermuda Stock Exchange – Building on its Reputation
  Greg Wojciechowski examines how the Bermuda Stock Exchange has built on its reputation and consolidated its world class reputation. (01/12/2011)
Bermuda Legislative and Regulatory Update
  Karen Corless, Dawn Griffiths, David Doyle & Kent Smith provide an update on legislative and regulatory developments over the past year in Bermuda. (01/12/2011)
The BVI meets the challenges of a new financial era
  Sherri Ortiz examines how the BVI has weathered the global financial crisis through its robust legislative framework. (01/12/2011)
Caribbean Review 11/12
  The Caribbean Review featuring in-depth articles, commentaries on all the latest legislative and regulatory issues facing the Caribbean, now available online and in pdf format (01/12/2011)
Anguilla’s ‘Holistic’ Approach to International Finance
  Pam Webster examines Anguilla’s unique position within the international finance community and highlights why it is well placed to join other British Overseas Territories as a premier destination for financial services. (01/12/2011)
Bermuda Takes the Lead in Caribbean Interests
  Laura Hersey provides an examination of how important Insolvency II equivalency is to Bermuda, while still protecting the commercial viability of its Captive Insurance sector (01/12/2011)
Commercial Law Developments in the British Virgin Islands
  Michael Burns & James McConvill from Appleby examine how with ongoing regulatory reform the BVI is proving that it is setting the international standard for ‘offshore’ business. (01/12/2011)
Malta’s quest for growth as a quality financial services centre
  Malta has become a serious contender for cross-border and international business in a number of niche areas, the MFSA details which areas and how the island state is weathering the current financial storm (01/10/2010)
GFCI 7 Tables
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British Virgin Islands: Meeting the Challenges of the Global Financial Environment
  An overview of the year in finance as experienced by the British Virgin Islands (12/01/2010)
Guernsey – the European reinsurance domicile
  Peter Niven, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance, analyses Guernsey's allure as Europe's chief reinsurance domicile. (27/06/2009)
Bermuda: Insurance sector leading the global market
  Janita Burke provides an overview of Bermuda's insurance sector, and reveals that, despite the proliferation of new domiciles, Bermuda remains a market leader. (01/06/2009)
Nevis: Continuing to expand as a regulated insurance jurisdiction.
  Derek Lloyd observes that Nevis's insurance sector is well placed to face the challenges ahead (01/06/2009)
Bermuda: Recovering re-insurance
  Lynda Milligan-Whyte looks at how collecting liquidated sums from an insurer or reinsurer is easier in Bermuda than most offshore centres. (09/01/2007)