Jersey & Ireland Sign Agreement

April 25, 2007By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, International Issues, Tax Co-operation

The Jersey Financial Services Commission and the Irish Financial Services Regulatory Authority yesterday announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU establishes a formal framework for mutual assistance and the exchange of information between each regulator to facilitate the enforcement of, and secure compliance with, the laws and regulations of each jurisdiction. … Read More

Netherlands Antilles Signs Information Exchange Agreements

March 2, 2007By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, International Issues, Tax Co-operation

The Netherlands Antilles has signed bilateral agreements with **Australia** and with **New Zealand** for the exchange of information for tax purposes. The agreements were signed on behalf of their respective countries by Mr. Alex Rosaria, State Secretary of Finance of the Netherlands Antilles, Mr. Peter Dutton, Australian Minister for Revenue & Assistant Treasurer, and Mr. … Read More

TIEA Signed between Antigua and Barbuda and Australia

February 2, 2007By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, International Issues, Tax Co-operation

Antigua and Barbuda and Australia have signed a bilateral agreement on the exchange of information for tax purposes. A release from the OECD notes that this *“marks another step forward in international efforts to implement the principles of transparency and exchange of information for tax purposes on a global basis.”* Paolo Ciocca, Chairman of the … Read More

Global Forum Reports on Progress and Next Steps

November 16, 2005By @BahamasFSBIndustry News, International Issues, Tax Co-operation

The OECD’s Global Forum on Taxation has concluded its fourth meeting in Melbourne, Australia, and issued a Statement on the outcome of its review of the progress towards a level playing field based on *”high standards of transparency and effective exchange of information for tax purposes.”* The review was undertaken in accordance with a process … Read More