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Saint Kitts And Nevis Proposes Bank 'De-risking' Responses

Saint Kitts And Nevis Proposes Bank 'De-risking' Responses

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
29 July, 2016
The Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Timothy Harris, has highlighted the threat bank "de-risking" poses to the territory's banking system and has put forward a plan to address the problem.
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Crown Dependencies Reassured By UK On Brexit

Crown Dependencies Reassured By UK On Brexit

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
29 July, 2016
The United Kingdom's new Prime Minister, Theresa May, has written to the Crown Dependencies assuring them that they will be involved in the UK's negotiations to exit the European Union.
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Bank 'De-risking' A Global Concern, Says Barbados

Bank 'De-risking' A Global Concern, Says Barbados

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
28 July, 2016
The Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados, Worrell DeLisle, said that de-risking is severely impacting banks in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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Gibraltar In Virtual Currency Listing Milestone

Gibraltar In Virtual Currency Listing Milestone

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
28 July, 2016
BitcoinETI, an asset-backed exchange-traded instrument that is invested exclusively in Bitcoin, is to list on the Gibraltar Stock Exchange, in what is said to be the first European regulated product for the leading digital currency.
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Cayman Islands Ushers In New LLC Law

Cayman Islands Ushers In New LLC Law

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
27 July, 2016
The Cayman Islands' competitiveness has been enhanced by the introduction of a new limited liability company law, says Jude Scott, CEO of Cayman Finance, the island's financial services promotional agency.
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Bahamas FATCA Online Reporting Portal Open

Bahamas FATCA Online Reporting Portal Open

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
27 July, 2016
Financial institutions in Bahamas required to report under the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act may now register and submit reports until August 26, 2016.
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Crown Dependencies Discuss 'Brexit' With UK, Ireland

Crown Dependencies Discuss 'Brexit' With UK, Ireland

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
26 July, 2016
The Chief Ministers of Guernsey, Jersey, and the Isle of Man recently took part in a British-Irish Council meeting to discuss key issues following the Brexit vote.
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Bermuda's Insurance Linked Securities Industry Growing

Bermuda's Insurance Linked Securities Industry Growing

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
25 July, 2016
Bermuda's convergence and insurance-linked securities industry created at least 400 jobs in the jurisdiction by the end of 2015, a 30 percent increase on the previous year.
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Guernsey To Announces Small Regulatory Fee Hike

Guernsey To Announces Small Regulatory Fee Hike

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
25 July, 2016
Guernsey's financial services regulator, the Guernsey Financial Services Commission, is proposing to increase 2017 licence fees paid by firms by about two percent.
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ADGM Signs MoU With Abu Dhabi Bourse

ADGM Signs MoU With Abu Dhabi Bourse

by Lorys Charalambous, Lowtax.net, Cyprus
25 July, 2016
The Abu Dhabi Global Market, a free trade zone in the United Arab Emirates, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Abu Dhabi Securities Market on July 24, 2016.
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