Risk, greed and dissimulation

At a time of international dissatisfaction with the global financial services industry, now seen by many as the result of reckless behaviour by some...

Combating tax evasion in times of crisis in Greece

Greece is the European country that has been most in the spotlight after the breakout of the financial crisis in 2008. It was the...

STEP Caribbean conference

The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners is known for its active schedule, and this year was no different, kicking off the spring with...

The fiscal crisis in Portugal continues

The fiscal crisis in Portugal is not over. The structural problems that led to the current situation are likely to remain in place for...

GAIM Ops Cayman belies gloomy economic mood

This year’s GAIM Ops Cayman conference may have been scaled back in size with 250 attendees making up about half of last year’s turnout, but the more intimate setting did not succeed in reflecting a mood of austerity – quite the opposite. In fact the three-day conference, dedicated to the operational issues facing the hedge fund industry, and held at the Ritz-Carlton beginning on 27 April, was decidedly upbeat.

Macron’s fine line to walk

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Formula One racing champion Lewis Hamilton, Queen Elisabeth II, Madonna. These are some of the names revealed in the...

Challenges in developing a new financial architecture: Overview of the Financial Times Global...

Efforts to create a new operating framework that will enable the world to navigate out of the current financial crisis, and prevent such a catastrophe from recurring, are fraught with their own challenges. 
Graphic made up of photos of European landmarks on the left merging into a photo of Greece on the right.

Turning Europe into Greece

Sixteen years after faking its fiscal numbers and nine years after the onset of its sovereign insolvency, Greece has finally managed to officially “exit”...

Preparations being made for funds conference at Ritz

Preparations are well under way for the meeting of the International Tax Planning Association at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel at the beginning of December. To people attending a conference, the entire event seems to happen spontaneously and without any prior preparation.

Germany: ‘Unprecedented political chaos’

Germany has plunged into unprecedented political chaos,” a headline dramatically proclaimed in the prestigious international Foreign Policy magazine in the wake of the German...

What investors want.

As part of a series of seminars for independent directors of Cayman Islands investment funds, the Cayman Chapter of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) invited three representatives ...
 

Chaos in Britain and Europe? Not so fast …

An observer of current United Kingdom and European Union politics can be forgiven for thinking that right now all is chaos and upheaval. In...

Business Outlook tackled complex times

The 2010 Cayman Business Outlook took place on Thursday 21 January this year addressing the theme of “Prospering in a Grave New World.”Presented by...
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