Caribbean international financial centres are markedly improving their offerings to global offshore clients to very good effect

The prospective offshore settlor is spoilt for choice. No longer is a neutral tax base and stable government sufficient; jurisdictions now deploy ingenious new ways to attract your business.

As summer approaches, three Caribbean IFCs have particularly impressed (and not just for the hope of a 'networking' trip): the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Cayman Islands, and Bermuda.


BVI rejoices in a capital city with the piratical name of Tortola, and in its VISTA trust structure. This structure is particularly suited to trust funds holding shares in family companies, or where ...

Jean-Yves Gilg
Solicitors Journal

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