Keep up to date with the latest issues shaping the industry landscape across the world's major international finance centres with our thought-leadership series compiled by our in-house experts, as well as clients of and fellow advisers to our business. 


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In this edition: the rise of inter-generational trusts and estates litigation and how such disputes can be avoided; the benefits of structuring commercial property acquisitions via the Isle of Man; and the upsides of setting up family offices in Bermuda.

  • 05 May 2017

    Private equity co-investment opportunities

    2017 will see Bermuda host America’s cup for the first time. Not only will it attract the best sailors, the fastest boats and superyachts, it will also attract some of the world’s wealthiest individuals. Where do these ultra-high-net-worth individuals (uhnwis) look to invest, and what do they need to know before making such investments?

  • 26 April 2017

    Finance Bill cut significantly

    The UK Government published a list of amendments it proposes to make to the Finance Bill on 24 April 2017 for debate in the House of Commons on 25 April 2017. The Bill passed through the House of Commons yesterday at short notice, giving rise to these amendments. 

  • 14 March 2017

    UK non-doms be aware. New tax rules coming ...

    Changes to taxation for non-UK domiciliaries coming into force on 05 April 2017. Non-doms be aware of these rules: you may become deemed domiciled earlier than you had expected. Knowledge and understanding is paramount to not being unexpectedly caught out by these changes.

  • 10 February 2017

    Structures best suited to clients in the region

    Wealthy families in the Middle East are increasingly demanding bespoke private wealth structures. Here, Michelle Tring, Senior Client Manager at Estera, and Tim Childe, Head of International at Quilter Cheviot, discuss the structures and investments that work best to meet their needs

  • 01 December 2016

    The Bermuda Stock Exchange - an alternative in the era of the EU's MAR

    In July 2016, the EU’s Market Abuse Regulations (MAR) came into effect, imposing new obligations on issuers of securities listed on regulated markets and/or using trading facilities in the EU.

  • 24 November 2016

    Introducing Illumina by Estera

    Welcome to Illumina, a new thought leadership publication from Estera. Compiled by our in-house experts, as well as clients of and fellow advisors to our business, Illumina covers pertinent issues shaping the industry landscape across the world’s major international financial centres.

  • 01 November 2016

    Estera – An emerging leader in Bermuda’s Insurance-Linked Securities (ILS) success story

    According to a 2016 survey commissioned by the Bermuda Business Development Authority (BDA) (available: here), ILS generated $734 million for Bermuda’s economy in 2015; whereas, in 2009, the amount generated from ILS was negligible. 

  • 01 October 2016

    Bermuda Limited Liability Company Act operative 1 October 2016

    The Limited Liability Company Act 2016 (LLC Act) is now operative in Bermuda and it is expected to benefit both local and international businesses.

  • 01 August 2016

    Bermuda has met three out of five assesment criteria considered by ESMA

    On 19 July 2016, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) issued its latest advice regarding the possible extension of the AIFMD marketing passport to non-EU countries, including Bermuda.

  • 29 July 2016

    Mauritius Budget 2016/2017

    The Mauritius Budget 2016/2017 was presented on 29 July 2016 by The Minister of Finance and Economic Development, the Honourable Pravind Kumar Jugnauth.


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