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April 2017 Edition

04 April 2017

Maitland has introduced Avatar Fund Manager powered by SS&C Geneva World Investor, a new platform that integrates the latest SS&C Advent technology for an end-to-end alternative fund administration solution designed for complex hybrid investment structures.

04 April 2017

The introduction of the OECD transfer pricing methodology into group financing arrangements is an inevitable step in the process of Luxembourg bringing itself in line with OECD principles. Rather than being a threat to Luxembourg’s competitiveness as a suitable holding company and financing jurisdiction, it serves to put its position on a more certain and secure footing.

04 April 2017

Maitland has embarked on an innovative global mentorship programme with Khulisa Social Solutions, a South African based NGO that aims to give people the opportunity to rise out of homelessness, gangsterism and poverty to lead meaningful lives.

04 April 2017

The South African Minister of Finance announced a Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP) in his Budget speech on 24 February 2016. The motivation behind this was to afford taxpayers with a final opportunity to regularise their offshore tax position prior to SARS being made aware of South African tax residents’ offshore interests via the international automatic exchange of information under the OECD Common Reporting Standard (the CRS).

04 April 2017

The Common Reporting Standard (CRS) is well and truly upon all Early Adopter countries like Luxembourg, with first reports to be filed before 30 June of this year by those Luxembourg investment funds that are regarded as reporting financial institutions.

04 April 2017

High on the Davos 2017 agenda was the world’s deteriorating environment and its threat to the global economy; indeed the World Economic Forum views climate control as one of its major challenges.

04 April 2017

As a civil law jurisdiction, France has always had a complicated relationship with trusts. Cécile Schlub, Senior Associate in Monaco, describes recent developments including the October 2016 suspension of a public register of French-connected trusts by the constitutional court. She also discusses the possibility of holding property through a civil company.

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