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The flashpoints hindering gender parity in law: a best practice guide to improving diversity

Diversity is rising up the agenda for law firms, with more and more GCs now demanding a better gender balance among their external advisers. This report, which looks at some of the flashpoints hindering progress, includes a best practice checklist for firms aiming to boost diversity among their ranks...view abstract

Law Firm: ALM Intelligence | Published: 20 April 2017 | Practice Area: Career development

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Cayman Islands: CRS notification and reporting deadlines extended

On 3 March 2017 the Cayman Islands announced that the 2017 deadlines for notification and reporting obligations under the Common Reporting Standard regulations will be extended by two months.

Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 24 March 2017 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

Contingent liabilities: points for the Cayman Islands voluntary liquidator to consider

This briefing explains why contingent liability is a matter for careful consideration by a voluntary liquidator and sets out the key challenges for Cayman liquidators.

Law Firm: Grant Thornton | Published: 17 March 2017 | Practice Area: Banking and Finance

Budget 2017 - Transfers to overseas pension schemes

The introduction of a new tax charge that will apply to certain transfers to Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes will require action by trustees of UK occupational pension schemes.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 14 March 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

Importation of yachts into the BVI

The primary issues that a person intending to import a yacht into the BVI needs to consider are import duties and satisfaction of any applicable regulatory/licensing requirements.

Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 09 March 2017 | Practice Area: Transport

Foundation Companies in the Cayman Islands

The Foundation Companies Bill, 2016 seeks to introduce a new type of corporate vehicle in the Cayman Islands, the Foundation Company.

Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 07 March 2017 | Practice Area: Central Government

One last chance to take advantage of offshore trusts?

The clock is ticking towards April 2017 when the new rules affecting the status of non-domiciled but UK resident individuals as set out in Finance Bill 2017 will take full force and effect.

Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 24 February 2017 | Practice Area: Succession Planning and Trusts

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Cayman Islands to introduce LLPs

The Cayman Islands recently published draft legislation to introduce the limited liability partnership (LLP) as a new partnership vehicle in the Cayman Islands.

Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 21 February 2017 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

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The Offshore Funds Blog

Why set up an offshore fund at the same time as setting up a US fund?

Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 15 February 2017 | Practice Area: Sales and Asset Finance

New Cyprus-India treaty for the avoidance of double taxation

Cyprus and India have signed a new double tax treaty which is expected to foster increased use of Cyprus as a gateway for investment both into and out of India.

Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 10 February 2017 | Practice Area: Double Taxation

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