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Shanghai Free Zone Streamlines Company Registrations

Shanghai Free Zone Streamlines Company Registrations

by Lorys Charalambous, Lowtax.net, Cyprus
05 December, 2016
Pudong New Area and the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone have begun testing a new company name registration system.
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BVI Updates Guidance On Automatic Tax Info Exchange

BVI Updates Guidance On Automatic Tax Info Exchange

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
05 December, 2016
The British Virgin Islands has updated its guidance notes on the OECD's Common Reporting Standard, the latest international tax transparency standard, which provides for the automatic exchange of tax information.
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ADGM Signs MoU With FinanceMalta

ADGM Signs MoU With FinanceMalta

by Lorys Charalambous, Lowtax.net, Cyprus
02 December, 2016
Abu Dhabi Global Market, the low-tax financial center, and FinanceMalta, the Maltese financial services promotional agency, have agreed to cooperate on joint initiatives and efforts to bolster growth in both jurisdictions.
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Malta Rationalizes Fund Structures

Malta Rationalizes Fund Structures

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
02 December, 2016
The Malta Financial Services Authority, the financial services regulator, has issued a consultation paper on its April 2016 proposal to consolidate and reduce the number of fund structures available to fund promoters.
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Bermuda, Channel Islands Stock Exchanges Agree Cooperation

Bermuda, Channel Islands Stock Exchanges Agree Cooperation

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
01 December, 2016
The Bermuda Stock Exchange and the Channel Islands Securities Exchange have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore opportunities for collaboration.
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Bahamas To Pass Law For Automatic Tax Info Exchange

Bahamas To Pass Law For Automatic Tax Info Exchange

by Lorys Charalambous, Lowtax.net, Cyprus
01 December, 2016
Bahamas expects to have legislation in place by the end of this year to automatically exchange information in tax matters, representatives from the Government and the Office of the Attorney General have said.
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Shanghai To Encourage Yuan Use In Free Trade Zone

Shanghai To Encourage Yuan Use In Free Trade Zone

by Lorys Charalambous, Lowtax.net, Cyprus
30 November, 2016
China's central bank is to encourage those with foreign-currency accounts to use yuan in the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone, China's central bank said.
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Gibraltar Says Brexit Must Be 'Sensible'

Gibraltar Says Brexit Must Be 'Sensible'

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
30 November, 2016
Gibraltar's Deputy Chief Minister, Joseph Garcia, has told British and Irish lawmakers that a "sensible Brexit" is needed.
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Shanghai Trade Zone Goes Paperless

Shanghai Trade Zone Goes Paperless

by Lorys Charalambous, Lowtax.net, Cyprus
29 November, 2016
The Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone will introduce an electronic filing program and phase out paper filing obligations.
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Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect To Launch Dec 5

Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect To Launch Dec 5

by Mary Swire, Lowtax.net, Hong Kong
29 November, 2016
The Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect will be launched on December 5, following approval from Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission and the China Securities Regulatory Commission.
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