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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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Isle Of Man Seeks To Tap Banking Sector Opportunities

Isle Of Man Seeks To Tap Banking Sector Opportunities

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
22 July, 2016
The Isle of Man's Parliament has approved legislation to introduce a new Alternative Banking Regime to attract non-retail niche banking operations and also representative offices of foreign banks.
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Gibraltar Launches Brexit Impact Review

Gibraltar Launches Brexit Impact Review

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
22 July, 2016
Gibraltar has started a holistic review of how the territory will be impacted by the UK leaving the European Union.
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Jersey Regulator Publishes 2015 Report

Jersey Regulator Publishes 2015 Report

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
21 July, 2016
Jersey's financial services regulator, the Jersey Financial Services Commission, has published its Annual Report and financial statements for 2015.
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St Vincent And The Grenadines Needs Broader Tax Base: IMF

St Vincent And The Grenadines Needs Broader Tax Base: IMF

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
21 July, 2016
The International Monetary Fund has outlined a number of measures that St Vincent and the Grenadines could adopt to broaden the tax base.
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Jersey, Guernsey Eligible For EU Funds Passport

Jersey, Guernsey Eligible For EU Funds Passport

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
21 July, 2016
The European Union securities regulator, the European Securities and Markets Authority, said there are no significant obstacles to extending the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive passport to Guernsey and Jersey.
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Malta Aviation Tax Scheme Guidelines Released

Malta Aviation Tax Scheme Guidelines Released

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
20 July, 2016
Malta's Inland Revenue Department has issued guidelines on the new preferential flat tax rate of 15 percent available to non-domiciled individuals employed in the Maltese aviation industry.
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