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Bulletin 6

EU: The European Commission views the United States as a potential tax haven, according to a draft list of 90 countries that Brussels views as …

Bulletin 5

IRELAND: The Irish Revenue has announced that after 30 April Irish residents will no longer be able to benefit from reduced penalties or offshore amnesty…

Bulletin 4

TAX POLICY: The European Council has agreed its negotiating stance on the rules to prevent money laundering and terrorist financing. Among the main chan…

UK Exchange of Information List

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) had set up the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement (MCAA). The objective of the MCAA is to create a framework for the systematic and periodic transmission of …

Ireland Exchange of Information List

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) had set up the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement (MCAA). The objective of the MCAA is to create a framework for the systematic and periodic transmission of …

Malta Passport Index

Malta has the ninth ‘most powerful’ passport in the world, on par with Iceland, according to this year’s Passport Index. The index is drawn up by …

Bulletin 3

TAX AGREEMENTS: More than 100 jurisdictions have agreed the text of a multilateral instrument to modify existing tax treaties to include some of the…

Bulletin 2

WEALTH: The number of ultra-high-net-worth individuals (UHNWIs) worldwide has grown to a new ‘record size’ as has their wealth, according to a report by…

Bulletin 1

BEPS: While fiscal consolidation was the key driver of tax reforms in the years following the global economic crisis, the main emphasis of recent tax …

Wealth on the Move

In spite of the global slowdown in economic growth, both global financial wealth and wealthy individuals are on the rise. Globalisation, geopolitical fac…

UK – Register of People with Significant Control

The EU 4th Anti Money Laundering Directive provided for EU member states to implement the “Beneficial Owner” register at their public registries.The UK has put in place regulations relating to People with Significant Control (PSC) which require details of people who control companies or LLPs to be…