Offshore information: more than expected

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Contrary to the commonly-held misconception of offshore jurisdictions as secretive black holes of information, in reality, the major offshore jurisdictions of Bermuda, BVI and the Cayman Islands maintain a host of information on companies, trusts and other structures, which is available to sufficiently interested third parties. This article, first published in Latinvex, considers what information can be obtained in these jurisdictions by the general public, private litigants and foreign bankruptcy appointees. As will be seen, asset-tracers will be well-advised to take advantage of the wealth of information on offer in these jurisdictions at an early stage of any investigation. Download the PDF to read more.