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Economic impact of US tax reform

On Dec. 22, 2017, the president signed into law major tax reform legislation. This legislation had been known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs...

Will proposed tax changes make the Netherlands a less attractive tax haven?

On Oct. 17, 2017 our article for the Cayman Financial Review on the use of the Netherlands as a tax haven was published. Among...
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Cram-up, take two: Efficient markets and forced-refinance interest rates

Yet another crucial distinction between New York and Delaware restructuring practice has emerged from the latest stage of the Momentive (MPM Silicones) case. The...
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Staying a step ahead: A new wealth structuring forum for Cayman

Demonstrating that the Cayman Islands is a well-regulated, innovative, and sophisticated international financial center is the responsibility of everyone who is engaged in the...

The Non-Profit Organisations Law, 2017

This year has been a busy year, not only for legislators, but also for trusts and private client practitioners. While a great deal has...

Why Cayman Islands Trustees need to care about UK tax – December 2017

1 U.K. tax obligations of people connected to trusts Part 1 of this article, appearing in last quarter’s Cayman Financial Review, looked at the main...

Crypto: The need to know

If the answer to the question “how does the Cayman Islands treat crypto-currency or digital tokens?” is still “we have not decided,” there may...

The world’s reserve currency

What is a reserve currency? A reserve currency is a currency that governments hold in their foreign exchange reserves to settle international claims and...

Digital currencies and Hayek’s denationalization of money

Private currencies have always played an important role in the history of money. In the United States, for example, it was estimated that 8,000...

Building blocks for ICOs in the Cayman Islands

Many established and aspiring enterprises have been exploring the use of initial coin offerings (ICOs) to raise funds and encourage the development of software...

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