Two recent literature surveys on hedge funds offer useful summaries of the relevant academic literatures.
It is universally accepted that it is not possible for such large amounts of money to be mobilized by efforts of the public sector alone. A step change in the current state of climate finance with the inclusion of the private sector is essential to achieving this. A metaphorical revolution in climate finance is needed.
In the long run, private fund advisers may decide to forego the services of third party service providers and device strategies that allow them to fulfill their reporting obligations under the Dodd-Frank Act more effectively, thus lowering compliance costs further.
I am excited for Cayman’s future. Sensible financial management by government, developing infrastructure, coupled with an improving U.S. economy all point towards Cayman’s economy leading the region in the months and years to come.
What is unique about Nordic nations is not only that they are cold, but also that throughout most of their recent history they have been dominated by independent farmers.
We have been able to respond with hard evidence to counter bogus arguments from opponents about the high levels of so called “tax leakage” from jurisdictions, such as Jersey, having a detrimental effect on the U.K. economy.
It is evident that the practice of Islamic banking is growing, not only in the Moslem lands but also in some European capital cities, principally London, where Sharia–compliant commerce is a growing factor in the modern banking sector.
Low interest rates and cash on balance sheets have helped drive big deals, while mergers and acquisitions proved a quick way to add revenue at a time when existing markets are mature or subdued...
It is our view that centers such as Jersey that can demonstrate their positive contribution to economic development, and package, administer and invest international capital at a competitive cost without dislocating domestic tax systems, will thrive.
International finance centers play a significant role in Russian foreign direct investment (FDI). For example, in 2012 it was observed that 11 of the 40 main recipients of Russian FDI were IFCs. Of these finance centers, the largest recipients were the BVI, the Cayman Islands and Cyprus.
Electronic payments in general and payment cards in particular are rapidly replacing cash and checks as the preferred means of making consumer as well as many business purchases. By enabling faster, more secure, traceable transactions, payment cards have been a key element in promoting greater integration of the world economy.