Tag Archives: international cooperation


Offshore Hedge Fund Tax Shelter on the “White List”

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) added the Cayman Islands to its ‘white list’ of jurisdictions that  implement international tax standards for investors such as hedge funds and other alternative investors. Jeffrey Owens, […]

OECD Puts Cayman Islands on Tax ‘White List’

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) added the Cayman Islands to its ‘white list’ of jurisdictions that substantially implement international tax standards. The Cayman Islands recognition came about after the country signed its […]

Cayman Islands and Ireland Sign Tax Information Exchange Agreement

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Cayman Islands Government signed a Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) with Ireland at a ceremony held at the British Embassy in Berlin. Signing the agreement on behalf of the Cayman Islands was the Leader […]

Obama’s Overhaul Would Register Hedge Funds

Courthouse News Service – President Obama’s plan to overhaul financial regulations, to prevent a repeat of the country’s credit and banking catastrophe, is laid out in a "nearly final" 85-page document the president is expected to reveal today.      Among […]

Cayman Islands Monetary Authority Gains Full IOSCO Membership

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) was formally admitted as the 189th member of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) at the meeting of the Presidents’ Committee at IOSCO’s 34th Annual Conference in Tel […]

UK financial services regulator proposes shakeup

LONDON (AP) – Britain’s financial services watchdog proposed sweeping changes to global banking regulations on Wednesday, including a crackdown on the "shadow banking" activities of institutions like hedge funds. The government-commissioned banking services report recommends new rules on a wide […]

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