Tag Archives: Jurisdictions

Economic Substance Requirements and Tax Haven Jurisdictions

Not receiving much attention are new economic substance requirements that have recently been enacted in several tax haven jurisdictions, including the Cayman Islands, Bermuda, and the British Virgin Islands. Tax planning structures often involve the use of corporations and other … Continue reading

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“Sanctuary” Jurisdictions: Federal, State, and Local Policies and Related Litigation

EveryCRSReport – “Sanctuary” Jurisdictions: Federal, State, and Local Policies and Related Litigation, April 16, 2019. “There is no official or agreed-upon definition of what constitutes a “sanctuary” jurisdiction, and there has been debate as to whether the term applies to … Continue reading

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EU Adds 9 Jurisdictions to Tax Haven Blacklist

On March 12, 2019, the EU Finance Ministers updated the EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions.  The list now has 15 countries and is part of the EU’s fair taxation initiative.[1] The Commission explained that it assessed 92 countries based … Continue reading

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IOSCO finds gaps in implementation of key market principles in emerging member jurisdictions

By John Filar Atwood IOSCO issued a report that found that implementation of its five secondary and other market principles is high across most member jurisdictions, but lags in new and emerging markets. The five principles seek to promote fair, … Continue reading

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The 2018 Judicial Hellholes Report On The Worst Jurisdictions For Defendants

By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Michael L. DeMarino Seyfarth Synopsis: Every year the American Tort Reform Association (“ATRA”) publishes its “Judicial Hellholes Report.” The Report focuses on litigation issues in state court systems and challenges for corporate defendants in … Continue reading

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