In schedule 2 of the Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Code of Practice 2008, the BVI have recognised a list of jurisdictions that have laws and regulations similar to that of the BVI.
The Cayman economy has been on
a steady upward trajectory in recent
years: in 2011-2015, GDP growth
averaged 1.7 percent, slightly higher
than the potential GDP growth of
Las promesas del presidente electo de EE. UU. serían de difícil implementación.
The transition in the EU from the Third to the Fourth AML Directive has been over 10 years in the making and some would say overdue.
I watched the Presidential elections with increasing interest as candidate (now President) Trump took centre stage in the run-up to the US Election.
It happened again. Unexpected, (or was it?) as it was, Donald Trump stormed to a substantial victory in the US general election held this month, much to the surprise, probably concern, of many establishment figures and observers around the world.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The Hong Kong Government has recently proposed to expand its AML laws. This is expected to assist Hong Kong in keeping pace with AML developments in other financial centers...
Mayer Brown JSM
On 17 January 2017, the State Council released the Circular on Several Measures on Expanding the Opening to and Active Use of Foreign Investment (国务院关于扩大对外开放积极利用外资若干措施的通知)(Guidelines).
Jersey Finance Limited
The White Paper published last week by the UK Government includes some encouraging pointers for the negotiations that are to come and the position of the Crown Dependencies.
Baker & Partners
Advocate Stephen Baker, Senior Partner, has again contributed to the highly regarded Asset Tracing & Recovery Review, published by Law Business Research.
Hance Law Avocats
By the law of December 23, 2016 implementing the tax reform 2017 ("The Act "), the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg has profoundly modified its tax infrastructure.
On Wednesday 15th February, the London School of Economics (LSE), through its local Alumni Association and with the support of GVZH Advocates...
The Electronic Register (Termination of Mandates) Regulations, 2016 (L.N. 404 of 2016) saw the introduction of an electronic database maintained by the Chief Notary to Government...
The adoption of the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (the "4AMLD") in May 2015 represented a major step forward in the EU's efforts to combat money laundering.
The Maltese government has set migration, the single market, the security of Europe's borders and maritime policy as priorities for the Presidency of the Council of the European Union...
Are there any restrictions or limitations with respect to exchange control? There are no restrictions on currency and capital exchange in Mauritius.
The attractiveness of Mauritius is enhanced by the fact that it offers a regulated business environment which is very conductive to investment and business growth.
Patton, Moreno & Asvat
In a recent meeting with National Coordinators of the Financial Action Group for Latin America (GAFILAT), it was announced that Panama was designated as Vice-President for 2017 and President for 2018.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Following the recent decision by the Supreme Court of the Philippines in Roy III v. Chairperson Teresita Herbosa (Roy) we take the opportunity to review the foreign investment landscape...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
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