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