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Guernsey Introduces Client Asset Handling Rules

Guernsey Introduces Client Asset Handling Rules

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
22 February, 2017
Guernsey's financial services regulator, the Guernsey Financial Services Commission, said it intends to introduce rules governing the holding and administration of client assets in 2017.
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Bank Of Singapore Launches DIFC Branch

Bank Of Singapore Launches DIFC Branch

by Lorys Charalambous, Lowtax.net, Cyprus
22 February, 2017
Dubai International Financial Centre, the free trade zone located in the United Arab Emirates, has welcomed the recent opening of a regional office by Bank of Singapore.
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Jersey Regulator Increases Fees For Lawyers, Accountants

Jersey Regulator Increases Fees For Lawyers, Accountants

by Amanda Banks, Lowtax.net, London
21 February, 2017
The Jersey Financial Services Commission, which regulates the island's financial services sector, has increased the supervisory fee payable by some of Jersey's professionals.
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Panasonic Creates DAFZ Presence

Panasonic Creates DAFZ Presence

by Lorys Charalambous, Lowtax.net, Cyprus
21 February, 2017
Panasonic Avionics Corporation, a world leader in in-flight entertainment and communications, has unveiled a new state-of-the-art facility at Dubai Airport Freezone, the low-tax financial center located in the United Arab Emirates.
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BVI Sets Out Brexit Wishlist

BVI Sets Out Brexit Wishlist

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
20 February, 2017
British Virgin Islands representatives have set out their Brexit priorities at a recent meeting between the UK Government and the Overseas Territories.
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Jersey Launches Cyber Security Strategy

Jersey Launches Cyber Security Strategy

by Amanda Banks, Lowtax.net, London
20 February, 2017
Jersey has released its first island-wide cyber security strategy for consultation, which runs until March 29, 2017.
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Shanghai Trade Zone Streamlines Customs Clearance

Shanghai Trade Zone Streamlines Customs Clearance

by Lorys Charalambous, Lowtax.net, Cyprus
17 February, 2017
Shanghai's Pilot Free Trade Zone has simplified its customs procedures with the adoption of a single-window foreign trade system.
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ADGM, Malta Strengthen Cross-Border Cooperation

ADGM, Malta Strengthen Cross-Border Cooperation

by Lorys Charalambous, Lowtax.net, Cyprus
17 February, 2017
Abu Dhabi Global Market, the international financial center in Abu Dhabi, and the Malta Financial Services Authority have strengthened their cross-border cooperation with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding.
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Cayman 'Reassured' About EU Non-Cooperative Tax Blacklist

Cayman 'Reassured' About EU Non-Cooperative Tax Blacklist

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
16 February, 2017
The Cayman Islands says European Tax Commissioner Pierre Moscovici has assured the territory there will be a fair screening process for its proposed list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes.
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Bermuda Remains Leading Captive Insurance Domicile

Bermuda Remains Leading Captive Insurance Domicile

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
16 February, 2017
Bermuda remains the world leader in the captive insurance industry based on statistics covering 2016 recently released by the Bermuda Monetary Authority.
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