Tim Thornton, Chief Data Officer, Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services comments on the upcoming deadline for registration on the Cayman FATCA portal…
JTC has been granted a registration status by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) as a company service provider pursuant to Article 5 of the Company Service Providers Act, 2013.
To what extent have UCITS and AIFMD created market harmonisation and allowed cross-jurisdiction selling? Answers provided by Christopher Jehan of the Guernsey Investment Fund Association.
Joe Truelove (pictured), Head of Fund Services at Carey Group explores the uses of offshore stock exchanges, such as the Channel Islands Securities Exchange…
Dominic Wheatley (pictured), Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance, explains why issues of substance are driving up interest among fund managers in the potential upside of relocating to Guernsey.
According to the Q3 statistical bulletin published by the BVI Financial Services Commission (FSC), the islands’ financial regulator, a total of 27 limited partnerships were recorded in Q2 2014 compared to 16 in Q2 2013. That figure rose in Q3 to 36.
By James Williams – There’s a general air of optimism among the BVI’s fund practitioners. Although the average hedge fund recorded sub-four per cent, the lowest average return since 2011, there was nevertheless a clear uptick in trading activity, principally among some of the islands’ larger managers.
Tom Carey & David Crosland of Carey Olsen, explore the introduction of the Limited Liability Partnerships (Guernsey) Law 2013…
By Chris Humphries, Managing Director, Stuarts Walker Hersant, Attorneys-at-Law – The Cayman Islands continues to be the leading offshore jurisdiction for mutual funds and hedge funds. Its position as the premier jurisdiction is as a result of innovative legislation and the absence of taxation together with the presence of sophisticated and professional service providers and a favourable regulatory environment.
In 2011, ahead of the introduction of the AIFMD in Europe, an article entitled “A foot in both camps”, was written by Derek Delaney, Managing Director of DMS Offshore Investment Services (Europe) Limited. In it, Delaney (pictured) wrote: “There is an enduring perception that the established European domiciles such as Ireland and Luxembourg are in direct competition with the leading offshore domiciles such as Cayman. This perception has transcended reality to the extent that leading participants in both camps deem it necessary to fight their corner.”