Category Archives: G-8/G-20

The 2017 G20 YEA Communiqué — Recommendations for Strengthening International Youth Entrepreneurship (And Fighting Unemployment)

The world needs a more innovative approach for global growth and employment. Growth is slowing down and unemployment, especially among youth, is rising or remaining at a high level. Demographic changes, technological advances and increased mobility are profoundly changing the … Continue reading

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The G20 Young Entrepreneurs´ Alliance — a strong international voice against youth unemployment

What is the result of a combination of low rates of growth, high level of youth unemployment and an increasingly younger population in a country? An increasingly troubling economic outlook! That´s what the G20 members have faced for the past several years and in parts still face today. Therefore, the question that has to be answered is this: what policies can G20 governments adopt to address youth joblessness and disengagement and as a result encourage growth in their countries? Many economies that are rapidly developing face the challenge of finding work for large numbers of young people who will soon enter the workforce. Who can provide an answer to the challenge of youth unemployment? Continue reading

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How G20 nations can help young entrepreneurs with their businesses

Looking at the latest media coverage, one comes to the conclusion that it is “en vogue” to be an entrepreneur as a young person. In fact, digitization offers young people as many opportunities as ever to start a business and … Continue reading

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Jamaica To Hire Baker & MacKenzie As Financial Centre Consultants

By: Ainsley Brown Jamaica is set to hire global legal giant Baker & MacKenzie (Baker) as its consultant on its new International Financial Centre (IFC). The deal, the details of which are still immerging, is subject to Cabinet approval and … Continue reading

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Liechtenstein And The UK Enter Tax Info Sharing Agreement

By: Ainsley Brown It has been reported in the Times that ¨up to 5, 000 British investors have an estimated £3 billion stashed away in secret accounts in Liechtenstein. It is a good thing then, well good from the perspective … Continue reading

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The Swiss Banking Business Model Faces Realignment

By: Ainsley Brown The world economic down turn has had many knock on effects, many of which unexpected. It seems that bad times has the uncanny effect of making the once unthinkable, unsayable and undoable all very much possible. The … Continue reading

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Cayman Islands and Nordic Counties Agree To Share Information On Taxes

By: Ainsley Brown The between tax evasion and legitimate tax planning is a fine one indeed. This line is now set to get even thinner. How? Before I get into the specifics of this a little background is in order. … Continue reading

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