Cayman National Corporation profile

Based in the Cayman Islands; providing full business and personal banking services, trust and corporate services, fund administration, wealth management, and insurance brokerage from its headquarters in the Cayman Islands and from Isle of Man and with representative offices in Dubai and Panama.

 

OECD Watch

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has gradually carved for itself a central role in global tax matters over the last two...

What the taxman sees

That turmoil will be occurring in a world where there is already significant upheaval on the horizon from the OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit...

CCCTB and the European Union’s three-pronged tax grab

The European Union is working on its latest attempts to squeeze more money out of multinational businesses for its bankrupt governments. The Common Consolidated Corporate...

Membership of OECD forums

Over the years, the OECD, a 34 member intergovernmental network that includes the U.S., the U.K., Europe, Australia, Canada, Japan, South Korea,  has designed...
Tax

The OECD position on digital taxation fuels the global corporate tax push

In my previous contribution to the Cayman Financial Review, I discussed the European tax agenda for 2019, focusing on the EU initiatives in respect...

Hedge Funds Care – Facts

Main Story: Hedge Funds Care Facts1998: Year of inception of Hedge Funds Care2005: Year of inception of Hedge Funds Care Cayman9: Number of Chapters worldwideUS$20m: the...

May, you live in interesting times

Theresa May’s gamble of calling an unnecessary early election failed. Instead of increasing her parliamentary majority, she saw it collapse. As I write this, her...

Cayman’s tax transparency regime as it currently stands: A practical guide

The Cayman Islands are at the forefront of the global move towards tax transparency and cooperation in international tax matters. Since 2001, the Cayman...

Swedish exit tax edges closer to reality

As I explained in the first quarter issue of the Cayman Financial Review, the Swedish government is considering a new tax on the outbound...

Effort to repeal FATCA gains steam

When the United States passed the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) in 2010, it precipitated a shift in global tax enforcement. Enforcement efforts...
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Has corporate management grown more brazen in abusing creditors?

A pair of recent commentaries on high-profile battles between management and large financial creditors reveals two things: Such battles might be heating up, and...

KRyS Global

Boutique insolvency, fraud investigations and asset recovery firm KRyS Global expands into Europe with an office in Guernsey.  The firm also launches Ferret, a new product line of technology-based forensic and fraud investigations tools.   

 

EU blacklist: The real story is demographic decline and a panicked search for revenue

It used to be that a country would be blacklisted by the international community for genocide, aggressive warfare and other atrocities. No more. The European...

What is tax avoidance?

There seems to be a fair amount of confusion in the public discourse between the idea of tax avoidance and that of tax evasion....
Dubai

A review of the world’s offshore financial centers: Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

In this first article in a series about the world’s premier offshore financial centers we look at the city and emirate of Dubai in...

US tax reform, border adjustment taxes, and international trade law

With the Republicans now in control of the U.S. Congress and the White House, tax reform is high on the agenda. One of the...

OECD-led tax reforms: A prescription for a less competitive economy

On 28 May, 2019, Paris-based international quango, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, or the OECD, has published the latest agreement between the...

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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