THE UNITED NATIONS AND WORLD BANK FIGHT AGAINST INTERNATIONAL CORRUPTION

Main Story:Cayman’s new Anti-Corruption Commission The cross-border flow of the proceeds of crime is anecdotally estimated to be huge. And the proceeds of public...

Tax havens in a post-G20 world: Pirates or paragons?

The global financial crisis has discredited the conservative policy consensus that favoured deregulation and globalisation as the twin engines of growth over the last...

What is financial transparency?

Recent press reports suggest Cayman is at the eye of a storm. To take an article from the UK’s Daily Telegraph of 28 May...

US federal tax policy

Government programmes (expenditures, mandates, regulations) should be evaluated for their benefits and these compared with their costs. The resulting level of government expenditures politically...

Effective regulation, expertise, and stability put Cayman ahead

Technology has provided the tools for companies to engage in business in any corner of the world and to be managed from any location. Cayman’s tax neutral platform and security as a United Kingdom overseas territory, as well as its reputation for efficiency and an abundance of financial expertise, provides an advantage over other international financial centres.

Changes for limited partnerships in the Cayman Islands

The Exempted Limited Partnership (Amendment) Law, 2009 (the ‘Amendment Law’) that came into force on 11 May 2009, introduced significant changes to the statutory...

Reforming the civil legal process

Sidebar Information:Just being civil – recent procedural reforms in other business hubsLike other jurisdictions, such as Ireland, Singapore and Dubai – which have sought...

End Notes: Fighting Impunity

Main Article:Fighting impunity: Recent international asset recovery efforts to combat corruption1 The UN campaign, teaming up the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the...

The current financial crisis and the lessons for Basel 2

In this article we look at the implications of this battering on capital regulation. We look specifically at the Basel 2 framework in the course of implementation around the world; some have questioned whether the new approach is still relevant and whether the crunch has shown it to be misguided.
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