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Jersey Praised In Anti-Money Laundering Report

Jersey Praised In Anti-Money Laundering Report

by Amanda Banks, Lowtax.net, London
25 May, 2016
Jersey is a "well-established international financial center, with a mature and sophisticated anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing regime" according to a report issued by the Council of Europe.
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Channel Islands Exchange Welcomes Positive Developments

Channel Islands Exchange Welcomes Positive Developments

by Amanda Banks, Lowtax.net, London
24 May, 2016
The Channel Islands Securities Exchange has seen further growth in new business and has been named as the top offshore stock exchange by a trade publication.
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Jersey Discusses Crowdfunding Regulation, Risks

Jersey Discusses Crowdfunding Regulation, Risks

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
24 May, 2016
The Jersey Financial Services Commission has issued answers to "frequently asked questions" on crowdfunding to help businesses and individuals understand the risks and obligations relating to raising or lending money through crowdfunding platforms.
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Turks And Caicos's Finances Stronger

Turks And Caicos's Finances Stronger

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
24 May, 2016
The Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands has said that its financial position is growing stronger, with improving tax collections on the back of tax compliance enforcement actions.
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Jersey Awarded WealthBriefing's Best IFC

Jersey Awarded WealthBriefing's Best IFC

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
23 May, 2016
Jersey was named "Best International Finance Center" at last week's WealthBriefing European Awards 2016, held at the Guildhall in the City of London.
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Jersey Proposes Fees Increase

Jersey Proposes Fees Increase

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
23 May, 2016
The Jersey Financial Services Commission has issued a consultation paper setting out proposed fee increases for its registry-related services, including fees for annual returns and company formation.
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Cypriot Firms Guided On Panama Paper Response

Cypriot Firms Guided On Panama Paper Response

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
23 May, 2016
Cyprus's Unit for Combating Money Laundering has issued a directive clarifying the reporting obligations of regulated entities in relation to the Panama Papers.
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Barbados, Poland Eye Double Tax Agreement

Barbados, Poland Eye Double Tax Agreement

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
20 May, 2016
Barbados's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Maxine McClean, has expressed interest in concluding a double taxation agreement with Poland, to prevent double taxation and fiscal evasion, and foster cooperation between the two countries.
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CCJ To Support Single Caribbean Business Law Project

CCJ To Support Single Caribbean Business Law Project

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
20 May, 2016
The Caribbean Court of Justice has signed a cooperation agreement to support a project to harmonize the laws applying to businesses throughout the Caribbean region.
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BVI Financial Services Strategy On Track

BVI Financial Services Strategy On Track

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
20 May, 2016
The British Virgin Islands' BVI Forward plan is succeeding in reinvigorating the territory's financial services industry, according to the findings of a recent progress review.
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