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Abu Dhabi Free Zone Improves Beneficial Ownership Oversight

Abu Dhabi Free Zone Improves Beneficial Ownership Oversight

by Lorys Charalambous, Lowtax.net, Cyprus
19 April, 2018
Abu Dhabi Global Market, the low-tax financial hub, has codified its corporate beneficial ownership and control regulations into a new regime.
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Bahamas To Be Removed From EU Tax Blacklist

Bahamas To Be Removed From EU Tax Blacklist

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
19 April, 2018
The Bahamas has welcomed news that it will be removed from the EU's list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes.
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BVI Warns Of Beneficial Ownership Penalties

BVI Warns Of Beneficial Ownership Penalties

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
17 April, 2018
The British Virgin Islands' financial services promotion agency, BVI House Asia, recently held a seminar in Hong Kong to highlight the impact of the territory's new probate rules.
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China To Open Up Financial Services To Foreign Firms

China To Open Up Financial Services To Foreign Firms

by Mary Swire, Lowtax.net, Hong Kong
13 April, 2018
The People's Bank of China has committed to putting forward measures to significantly open China's financial services industry to foreign competition, following an announced commitment to do so from President Xi Jinping.
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Maltese FM Concerned About EU's Digital Tax Plans

Maltese FM Concerned About EU's Digital Tax Plans

by Lorys Charalambous, Lowtax.net, Cyprus
12 April, 2018
Speaking at the recent 12th Malta Institute of Management International Tax Conference, the territory's Finance Minister, Edward Scicluna, said the EU must "move with caution" with regards its plans to rewrite the tax rules for the digital economy.
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ADGM, Anaklia Special Economic Zone Forge Ties

ADGM, Anaklia Special Economic Zone Forge Ties

by Lorys Charalambous, Lowtax.net, Cyprus
12 April, 2018
Abu Dhabi Global Market, the international financial center in Abu Dhabi, and Georgia's Anaklia Special Economic Zone, located on the Black Sea, have agreed to collaborate on initiatives to bolster growth in their respective financial markets.
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Abu Dhabi Free Zone Welcomes Emirate's Sovereign Wealth Fund

Abu Dhabi Free Zone Welcomes Emirate's Sovereign Wealth Fund

by Lorys Charalambous, Lowtax.net, Cyprus
09 April, 2018
Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund, the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, has announced its intention to establish a presence in Abu Dhabi Global Market, the low-tax financial services hub.
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Malta Reports Finance Sector Growth For 2017

Malta Reports Finance Sector Growth For 2017

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
06 April, 2018
The Malta Financial Services Authority has released figures showing continued growth in the island's financial services sector during 2017, particularly in the areas of insurance business, investment services, investment funds, and trusts.
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Jersey To Broaden Regulation Of Pensions Advice

Jersey To Broaden Regulation Of Pensions Advice

by Amanda Banks, Lowtax.net, London
06 April, 2018
Jersey's financial services regulator, the Jersey Financial Services Commission, is consulting on a proposal to expand the island's Investment Business regime to regulate advice given on transfers out of defined benefit pension schemes.
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Bermuda Seeing Influx Of Insurers

Bermuda Seeing Influx Of Insurers

by Mike Godfrey, Lowtax.net, Washington
06 April, 2018
The Bermuda Monetary Authority has welcomed a significant increase in new insurance entities locating to Bermuda during the first three months of the year.
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