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Labuan: Offshore Opportunities in Malaysia
  • Dezan Shira & Associates
  • Malaysia
  • November 28 2018

Labuan is an offshore, Malaysian island, which has the benefit of low tax regimes while still retaining the protection of Malaysia’s laws and

High net worth trust claims: the coming wave
  • Wilberforce Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • February 22 2018

We have seen a notable recent increase in interest from law firms and clients seeking third party funding for high value contentious trusts disputes

How the £1 billion, seven-year Carlyle case puts Guernsey on the map for funds litigation
  • Ogier
  • Guernsey
  • December 6 2017

A judgment on what is thought to be the largest civil case in Guernsey's history handed down on 4 September by the island's Royal Court cleared

Common EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions
  • Dechert LLP
  • European Union
  • November 15 2017

Following the release of the 'Panama Papers' (and now the 'Paradise Papers'), and the resulting public concern as to the scale of tax avoidance and

Paradise Lost - The beginning of the end for offshore tax havens?
  • Corker Binning
  • United Kingdom
  • November 9 2017

The emergence of the so-called “Paradise Papers” has highlighted once again the conundrum faced by Parliament in legislating in response to the lawful

FURBS and firewalls (In the matter of the A Limited FURBS and the B EBT)
  • Ogier
  • Guernsey
  • July 10 2017

The case relates to a funded unapproved retirement benefits scheme (or FURBS) which is a Guernsey trust and holds assets of significant value, for the

Non-dom related provisions in Finance Bill omitted from the final legislation
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • April 26 2017

The UK Finance Bill 2017 passed through the House of Commons on Tuesday 25 April 2017 with a large number of its original provisions missing. Among

UK Updates Fund Management Law
  • Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • April 21 2017

On March 29, 2017, the U.K. Updated the law pursuant to which U.K. Limited partnerships are constituted. It was the same day on which the government

Cross Border Master-Feeder Arrangements: SEC Staff Slightly Expands Utility of Offshore Feeders for Global Investment Management Firms, but Tax and Other Challenges Remain
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • April 12 2017

On March 8, 2017, the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) granted no-action relief that puts global investment management firms

LatAm focus: litigating trusts disputes in the BVI
  • Harneys
  • British Virgin Islands
  • April 11 2017

Articles read more The British Virgin Islands has long been hailed as a leading offshore jurisdiction for wealth management and asset protection