Sponsored Supplements

STEP Journal supplements are sponsored content designed to promote particular jurisdictions to the private client world. They typically include updates on recent and upcoming developments in the jurisdiction – such as legislation and case law – and articles about the benefits of doing business there. For further information about sponsoring a supplement, please contact Tony Hopkins at Think Publishing on +44 (0)20 3771 7251 or at [email protected].


 
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Jersey 2022-23

Sponsored by Jersey Finance

Introduced by Joe Moynihan, this Trust Jersey 2022 supplement evaluates the challenges behind the growing media and regulatory scrutiny for international finance. The evolving needs of next gen investors, including their increasing attention on investment approaches that prioritise environmental, social and governance values; the accelerating pace of digitalisation and new developments in this space, including the mounting sophistication of cybersecurity, are also examined. Also included is a review of the growing concern around political risk and how it serves to highlight the value of stability provided by leading jurisdictions such as Jersey.

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STEP Jersey 2021

Jersey 2021-22

Sponsored by Jersey Finance

Introduced by Joe Moynihan, this Jersey 2021 supplement looks to the future; exploring the evolving profile of the private client through a trust company and international finance centre lens. Also covered is how the pandemic refocused the impact and interest of philanthropy and sustainability and how a new era of innovation is changing the interaction between advisors and their clients. It’s been 60 years since Jersey established itself as an international finance centre, and within these pages we also journey through the key milestones the island has achieved over the years.

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STEP Guernsey 2020

Guernsey 2020-21

Sponsored by WE ARE GUERNSEY

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Green and sustainable finance is the overarching focus of this WE ARE GUERNSEY supplement, which looks at the pivot to environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices and sustainability throughout investment, blended finance and private capital.

Introduced by Dr Andy Sloan, Deputy Chief Executive, Strategy, WE ARE GUERNSEY, and Chair, Guernsey Green Finance, it features highlights of the campaign to champion private wealth financing sustainability; a review of research conducted by the body into the relationship between private capital and sustainability and recent developments in the impact investing sector.

 


STEP Bahamas Supplement 12 2020

Bahamas 2020

Sponsored by the Bahamas Financial Services Board

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Introduced by Tanya McCartney, this Bahamas 2020 supplement looks at how international financial centres have had to respond to concerns raised by the European Union’s enhanced tax transparency and cooperation measures; the Bahamas’ Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 2006; the latest in wealth planning and structuring products and services offering; the island’s commitment to international best practice in financial services and how family offices can take a holistic approach to succession planning.

Also included is an exploration of the key provisions of the Bahamas’ Commercial Entities (Substance Requirements) Act, 2018 and the new rules applicable to fund managers.

 


STEP Jersey Supplement 2020/21

Jersey 2020/21

Sponsored by Jersey Finance and JT

Introduced by Joe Moynihan, this Jersey 2020 supplement focuses on how the next generation of high-net-worth-individuals are making a positive impact through sustainable finance, ESG investment and implementing philanthropy during the next ‘great wealth transfer’. A snapshot of Jersey’s business infrastructure; how the island has responded to technological disruptions and the latest regulatory updates for the island also features. Allan Wood explains why the island has seen such family office growth and, finally, the co-founder of anti-food-waste app OLIO on how it found a home in Jersey. Read the supplement as a pdf (6.2MB)

 


Bermuda Supp

Bermuda 2019

Sponsored by the Bermuda Business Development Agency

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Introduced by Ashley Fife, this Bermuda 2019 supplement looks at how geopolitical risk has affected investor behaviour; the latest legislative and regulatory framework developments; a snapshot of the island’s business environments in numbers; why business families in particular are attracted to Bermuda; and how millennials interpret philanthropy. Also included is a case study, inspired by Greek mythology, on the management of family wealth; and, looking to the future, an interview on how a marine conservation charity is inspiring research programmes.

 


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Jersey 2019

Sponsored by Jersey Finance and JT

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Introduced by Joe Moynihan, this Jersey 2019 supplement is all about how the island is embracing technology; how corporations are carrying out their philanthropic activities; staying one step ahead with digital innovation; balancing flexible yet robust legislation; and the scheme challenging young student’s preconceptions of finance. In this edition, four experts also look further afield into government and finance, and their priorities for 2020.

 


Bermuda Sponsored Supplement 2018

Bermuda 2018

Sponsored by STEP Bermuda

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Introduced by Sean Moran, this edition of the Bermuda Supplement highlights how next-gens are transforming wealth management; details how modern entrepreneurs live and work flexibly; why social-impact investing, philanthropy and technology has increased in importance; provides a round-up of the most significant recent trust cases and why Bermuda is ahead of the game in the digital asset revolution.

 


Sponsored Supplement Jersey 2018

Jersey 2018

Sponsored by Jersey Finance and Locate Jersey

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Introduced by Geoff Cook, this supplement includes an analysis of Jersey in 2018, its strategy for the future, and articles on Jerseys embrace of fast-developing digital and artificial intelligence technology; the changing profile of those putting down roots in Jersey; common misconceptions of the island, and what it is doing to encourage and support those looking to join the finance industry.

 


Sponsored Supplement Bermuda 2017

Bermuda 2017

Sponsored by STEP Bermuda, the Bermuda Business Development Agency, and the Bermuda Association of Licensed Trustees

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Introduced by Leah K Scott, this supplement includes articles on Bermuda’s business and investment fund innovations, why risk is better rationalised and mitigated in the jurisdiction than in many others, and what global transparency initiatives mean for privacy.

 


Sponsored Supplement Cayman 2017

Cayman 2017

Sponsored by STEP Cayman Islands

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Introduced by Alan Milgate, this supplement includes articles on why the jurisdiction is a global leader in administering structures that blend trusts and private funds, how Cayman is poised to be a premier jurisdiction for the burgeoning cryptocurrency asset class, and why the trust is no longer unfamiliar to Chinese business founders.

 


Bahamas 2016

Bahamas 2016

Sponsored by the Bahamas Financial Services Board

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Introduced by Tanya McCartney, this supplement includes articles on the advantages of the Bahamas foundation over other planning vehicles, the benefits of Bahamian family offices for succession planning, and the jurisdiction’s appeal for high-net-worth families – and the diverse tools available to their Bahamian advisors.

 


Sponsored Supplement Bermuda 2016

Bermuda 2016

Sponsored by STEP Bermuda, the Bermuda Business Development Agency and the Bermuda Association of Licensed Trustees

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Introduced by Keith Robinson, this supplement includes articles on why Bermuda leads the world in nurturing philanthropy, what makes the island a leading location for family offices, and why transparency initiatives play to Bermuda’s strengths as a leading, compliant international finance centre.

 


Sponsored Supplement Cayman 2016

Cayman 2016

Sponsored by STEP Cayman Islands

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Introduced by Alan Milgate, this supplement includes articles on how Cayman trusts can be a useful wealth-planning vehicle for multinational families with US connections, why the jurisdiction is the perfect place to set up a family office, and the impact of transparency initiatives on Cayman trust structures.

 


Sponsored Supplement Bermuda 2015

Bermuda 2015

Sponsored by STEP Bermuda, the Bermuda Business Development Agency and the Bermuda Association of Licensed Trustees

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Introduced by Ross Webber, this supplement includes articles on the longstanding links between Bermuda and Asia, why the island is well placed to meet the needs of China’s growing high-net-worth population, and the unique appeal for Bermuda’s settlor reserved-powers legislation for control-conscious Asian clients.

 


Sponsored Supplement Cayman 2015

Cayman 2015

Sponsored by STEP Cayman Islands

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Introduced by Nigel Porteous, this supplement includes articles on the advantages of Cayman Islands trusts for Latin American families, the benefits of a personalised investment vehicle for managing family wealth, and the merits of ‘entity rationalisation’ in an increasingly regulated world.

 


Sponsored Supplement Bermuda 2014

Bermuda 2014

Sponsored by STEP Bermuda, the Bermuda Business Development Agency, and the Bermuda Association of Licensed Trustees

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Introduced by Jonathan Dunlop, this supplement includes articles on legislative developments in Bermuda, the island’s appeal for Asian and Latin American clients, and the rising interest in Bermudian commercial property.

 

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