Since the announcement of its fintech strategy in November 2017, the Bermuda government has positioned Bermuda as a market-leading jurisdiction with respect to fintech...
British Virgin Islands
The reason given by WKY and WKC for the Conversion was, among other things, that it was required for financing purposes.
The government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and the BVI Financial Services Commission (FSC) – the principal financial services regulator...
The Foundations (Guernsey) Law, 2012 (the "Law") came into effect on 8 January 2013 providing for the establishment of Guernsey foundations from that date. This note is a summary of the Law.
Dharshini asked whether inflation and rising costs of living across the world posed a threat to the progress toward a carbon-neutral future.
"Endless opportunities" was the upbeat theme of WE ARE GUERNSEY'S 2022 Funds Forum, with two panels exploring how sustainability and technology will help drive the post-pandemic economic recovery globally.
Guernsey's position as Europe's leading captive insurance domicile has made the jurisdiction renowned for insurance activity...
Herbert Smith Freehills
On 12 May 2022, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data issued the new Guidance on Recommended Model Contractual Clauses for Cross-border Transfer of Personal Data, which includes two new sets of Recommended Model Contractual Clauses.
Hong Kong is one of the few jurisdictions to set out a statutory basis for privacy and confidentiality in arbitration.
According to the Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department , in 2019, 35% of marriages in Hong Kong were remarriages. The pandemic also brought a spike in divorce rates as couples' marriage soured.
The Companies (Corporate Enforcement Authority) Act 2021 ("the Act") was signed into law on 22 December 2021 and is currently awaiting commencement by Ministerial Order.
ESMA has published a public statement outlining appropriate action that can be taken by Impacted Funds experiencing valuation issues as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
What is a letter of wishes, what are the benefits of having one, and why should they be kept updated? Global Head of Private Clients, Nick Cawley explains.
NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg
On 16 May 2022, the Luxembourg financial regulator (the "CSSF") released Circular 22/811 on the authorisation and organisation of entities acting as UCI administrators (the "Circular").
On the occasion of FinanceMalta's 15th anniversary, we recorded a special edition of #Fintalks. Joseph Zammit Tabona and Kenneth Farrugia,...
15 years ago, Malta's finance industry came together to promote the country's financial services sector internationally. FinanceMalta was set up in 2007 as a public-private partnership.
Over the past years, the financial services industry has changed, but instead of solely looking backwards at our progress, we are shifting our attention to five trends and developments that will shape the future of financial services in Malta and beyond.
Whether you are considering Malta as an investment destination, or looking for ways to grow and expand your existing business, here are 15 reasons why Malta should be on your radar.
FinanceMalta reached out to Lorraine Vella, the newly appointed Head of Capital Markets Supervision at the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA)...
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan
Only a small sliver of the Philippine population, less than 2%, avails itself of insurance. This is one of the lowest rates in Asia.