Towards Public Registers of Beneficial Owners?
Under updated draft anti-money laundering rules approved by the European Parliament earlier this year, the ultimate owners of companies and trusts would have to be listed in public registers in EU countries. This feature is a summary of these proposals, and other measures being considered around the world to increase the transparency of ownership... Continue
Q2 2013 Feature: Maltese Trust Law Reforms
The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has recently proposed a number of significant amendments to the Trusts and Trustees Act as well as changes to the way the trust and fiduciary services sector is regulated, and these possible changes are examined in this feature. Continue
Q1 2013 Feature: Jersey Enhances Its Trust Law
New legislation to enhance Jersey's trusts offering is expected to make the jurisdiction a more attractive location for private wealth management, and this feature provides an overview of the main changes brought about by the amendment to the islandís trust law, which went into effect late last year. Continue
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