Tag Archives: AIFMD

Who Holds the Master Key Offshore?

31 Aug
Master Key Offshore

It is clear that institutions must either comply with the provisions of FATCA or seek exemption. It is possible for a firm to be awarded ‘limited conditional’ FATCA status, which means that the offshore institution is exempt from reporting because it is deemed to be compliant and information secrecy laws come into force.

DMS Offshore Investment Services Onboards White Oak AIF On Irish Platform

02 Mar
Men on deck of 'Empress of Ireland' at Vancouver

  GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Feb. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — DMS Offshore Investment Services Ltd. (DMS), the world’s largest fund governance firm, and White Oak Global Advisors, LLC (White Oak) have announced the launch of an Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) hosted on DMS Irish platform. White Oak has engaged the DMS AIF platform, which is […]

Trade Online and Invest Offshore

06 Feb
Anchor Exchange Alley - Online Trading and Offshore Investing

Individuals wanting to invest internationally or wishing to have U.S. dollar exposure must take heed of both FATCA and the AIFMD. For example, if a U.S. fund manager is approached by a potential investor from the EU, the question which must be asked is whether or not the fund will be in breach of EU […]

How to Comply with FATCA

25 Jan
Round Island Lighthouse for FATCA compliance

Any financial institution, regardless of its global location, that does not voluntarily comply with FATCA will find that 30% of any US-sourced payments (e.g. a corporate dividend or a maturing principal payment from a US corporate or government bond) will be withheld. Because U.S. stocks and bonds are so widely owned across the globe, virtually […]