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    1. June 17, 2016

      Bermuda hopes America’s Cup will lift it from the doldrums

      Bermuda’s decision to host one of the first legs of the America’s Cup late last year drew thousands of spectators to...

    2. Fast FT

      May 10, 2016

      Norwegian Cruise earnings outlook disappoints

      Norwegian Cruise Lines has issued a downbeat second quarter earnings outlook, noting that softness in Europe, driven by...

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    1. Investing in Haiti

      In spite of positive signs of change, the country continues to be blighted by poor eco...
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    1. April 7, 2016

      Tax havens are cog in global economy, say defenders

      The release of the Panama Papers has made vivid the role played by tax havens in hiding illicit gains. But the rapid...

    2. April 4, 2016

      David Cameron under pressure over father’s offshore fund

      David Cameron was under pressure on Monday over his failure to fully remove the “cloak of secrecy” from Britain’s...

    3. March 21, 2016

      Brussels to force big companies to disclose more tax details

      The biggest companies in Europe will be forced to disclose more clearly the taxes they pay and profits they make in...

    4. January 31, 2016

      Osborne backs push for multinationals tax transparency

      George Osborne is backing an initiative to force multinational companies to open up their tax arrangements to public...

    5. January 27, 2016

      Alphabet and Apple spell global tax war

      The uproar about Google paying £130m in back taxes and raising the amount it pays in the UK by just £10m a year is...

    6. January 26, 2016

      Experts probe Google UK tax payment

      When MPs lined up to criticise what they called a “derisory” tax payment by Google on Monday, some argued the tech...

    7. January 26, 2016

      The UK tax authority must apply some muscle towards Google

      Google’s deal to settle its UK tax affairs with a paltry £130m payment leaves plenty of unanswered questions. The...

    8. January 24, 2016

      MPs question Google’s £130m UK tax deal

      Google is to face a grilling from members of parliament over concerns that the Silicon Valley group’s agreement to pay...

    9. December 9, 2015

      Meredith Whitney takes role at Bermuda insurer

      Meredith Whitney, the star analyst whose bearish calls on financial stocks were borne out by the credit crisis, has...

    10. December 6, 2015

      Bermuda accuses critics of ‘a lack of respect’ over transparency

      Bermuda has hit back against its critics, claiming that the financial centre is the victim of an “irresistible urge to...

    11. November 1, 2015

      The week: November 2

      • Norway’s oil fund reported a 4.9 per cent loss of NKr273bn ($32.3bn) for the third quarter of 2015, its third-worst...

    12. October 27, 2015

      HSBC shrinks Bermuda operations

      HSBC is selling its Bermuda private banking and trust operations, retreating from the tax haven several months after...

    13. July 21, 2015

      Partner Re opens its books to Exor

      Exor’s dogged pursuit of PartnerRe has make a breakthrough as the Italian fund’s sixth sweetened offer prompted the...

    14. July 20, 2015

      Exor sweetens PartnerRe offer for third time

      Exor hopes to win the backing of PartnerRe shareholders with a special $3 dividend, as the investment fund of Italy’s...

    15. July 19, 2015

      Preferred stock: Bermuda love triangle

      One class of stakeholders taking value from another is a classic theme in corporate warfare. In mergers and...

    16. July 19, 2015

      Match racing fans anticipate changing shape of America’s Cup

      The foiling, wing-sailed catamarans of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series race each other on Thursday using...

    17. June 22, 2015

      Tax blacklist provokes offshore fury

      Bermuda has attacked a tax haven list drawn up by Brussels as “unjustified and baseless”, adding to criticism of the...

    18. June 17, 2015

      Arch Capital eyes Axis in insurance deal spree

      Arch Capital, a Bermuda-based reinsurer, is considering a bid for smaller rival Axis Capital, turning the insurance...

    19. May 10, 2015

      AIFMD: US hedge funds shy away over EU regulation

      More than 550 private equity and hedge fund managers from outside the EU have registered to market their funds in the...

    20. April 17, 2015

      Case study: Digicel

      When Denis O’Brien began exploring the idea of launching a phone business in Haiti in 2005, he was lured by a single...

    21. April 14, 2015

      Exor looks to thwart Axis offer for PartnerRe

      Exor, the investment company of Italy’s Agnelli family, the dynasty behind Fiat, has launched a $6.4bn bid to scupper...

    22. March 27, 2015

      Tax havens told to drop opposition to UK call for central register

      Leading offshore financial centres have been told to rethink their opposition to David Cameron’s demand that they...

    23. March 18, 2015

      Budget 2015: Plan to turn London into cat bond centre

      George Osborne has set out plans to make London a global centre for catastrophe bonds and other esoteric vehicles that...

    24. March 9, 2015

      Insurance M&A: Island of despair

      A Bermuda residence should mean a carefree lifestyle. Unfortunately, it is a much tenser existence these days for the...

    25. February 8, 2015

      Tax havens hit back at Labour blacklist threat

      Britain’s offshore financial centres have hit back at a threat by the Labour opposition to put them on a tax haven...

    26. January 26, 2015

      Axis-PartnerRe $11bn deal to reshape reinsurance

      Axis Capital and PartnerRe have agreed an $11bn transaction to combine the two New York-listed insurers, in the...

    27. December 31, 2014

      Reinsurance price cuts prompt viability fears

      A third straight year of falling prices for back-up insurance against earthquakes, hurricanes and other catastrophes is...

    28. December 28, 2014

      A year in a word: Double Irish

      Double Irish compound noun — a) a lucrative tax loophole exploited by multinationals with Irish operations; b) a...

    29. November 21, 2014

      Bermuda snubs Cameron plan for company register

      Bermuda, the richest of the UK’s overseas territories, has snubbed David Cameron’s call to rip away the “cloak of...

    30. FT Photo Diary

      October 17, 2014

      Hurricane from space

      Alexander Gerst/NASA/AFP Hurricane Gonzalo was taken from the International Space Station by European Space Agency...

    31. October 15, 2014

      Axing of Double Irish tax plan greeted calmly by Wall Street

      A simple tweak to the “Double Irish” tax structure might be enough to prolong its lifespan, advisers said as they...

    32. October 14, 2014

      Even Cara cannot save luxury bag groups

      Might Cara Delevingne be a tad overexposed? The fact that an observer as fusty as Lombard is even aware of the...

    33. September 9, 2014

      America’s Cup commissioner aims to revive ‘tier one’ sport

      Sports administrator Harvey Shiller, newly appointed commercial commissioner for the next America’s Cup, on Tuesday...

    34. FT Alphaville

      August 26, 2014

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - Surviving the absence of trophy kids. - Austerity, France and memories. - In which the “Gandhi...

    35. August 18, 2014

      Amlin chief Charles Philipps predicts insurance shake-up

      Amlin, the Lloyd’s of London insurer, has predicted a fresh wave of consolidation in the industry as intensifying...

    36. July 24, 2014

      Google pays £21.6m tax in UK, where revenues are $5.6bn

      Google’s UK operation paid £20.4m of corporation tax on its profits in 2013, according to accounts filed at Companies...

    37. June 30, 2014

      Reinsurers start to scrap terrorism exclusions

      Intensifying competition between global reinsurers is forcing them to provide cover for terrorism on terms they have...

    38. May 6, 2014

      Robert McAlpine plunges into red on Bermuda contract losses

      Robert McAlpine, the builder of the new US embassy in London, has plunged into the red as a result of substantial...

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