North America | 1 Jun 17
US pensioner guilty of tax fraud via Panama and Delaware
A 73-year-old woman from Texas has pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the US by using accounts in Delaware and Panama to conceal more than $1.3m (£1m, €1.16m) in royalty income she earned from oil wells.
North America | 21 Apr 17
American states ‘thriving’ in Panama Papers fallout
US states including Delaware and Nevada are bucking a trend that has seen the number of new tax shelters drop by a third globally, according to one of the co-founders of Mossack Fonseca, the law firm at the epicentre of the Panama Papers fallout.
Tax & Regulation | 18 May 16
US must sign beneficial ownership deal first, says Caymans
The Cayman Islands will not adopt a mechanism for the exchange of beneficial ownership information that is not agreed by the US, Cayman Islands’ premier Alden McLaughlin said.
Structured Products | 19 Jan 16
Cayman copies US tax haven’s limited liability law
Cayman Islands has introduced limited liability company (LLC) legislation that combines the key features of a company and a partnership, intended to increase the structuring options for US investment funds.