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Articles & Interviews
The following are articles relevant to the Cook Islands financial services industry:
- - "Captive in a World of Uncertainty" published by Captive Insurance Times Magazine (Feb 2017). Available here.^
- - "The South Pacific Bridge to Financial Security" published by CEO Insight Magazine (Jan 2017). Available here.^
- - "Wealth Management: The Cook Islands Solution" published by China Offshore 7th Annual Trust and Foundations Guide (2016). Available here.^
- - "Natural Neighbors" published in Issue 106 of the Captive Insurance Times Magazine (Sept 2016). Available in pdf here or online here.^
- - In response to media purporting to connect the Panama Papers to the Cook Islands, National Business Review requested an interview with our CEO, Tamatoa Jonassen (May 2016). The interview can be found here.^
- - "A Bridge to Financial Safety in a World of Turmoil" published by Global Island News (May 2016). Available here.^
- - An Interview with Tamatoa Jonassen, CEO of FSDA, was published in the special conference edition of Captive Insurance Times (March 2016). Available online here.^
- - "Cook Islands - International Trust" article published in the 2015 China Offshore Trust and Foundation Guide was releaseed with a jurisdictional profile covering the Cook Islands (Nov 2015). The article is available here^ and a Question & Answer interview is available here.^
- - "Cook Islands: Where East Meets West" was published by Global Island News (Sept 2015). Available here.^
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The following are Factsheets relevant to the Cook Islands financial services industry:
- - Factsheet - Overview of the Cook Islands available here.
- - Factsheet - Cook Islands International Trusts available here.
- - Factsheet - Cook Islands Wealth Protection available here.
- - Factsheet - Carrying on Trust Company Business available here.
- - Factsheet - Cook Islands Captive Insurance available here.
- - Factsheet - Cook Islands International Trusts Act: Section 13B available here.
The following are other documents relevant to the Cook Islands financial services industry:
- - The Cook Islands Review. Summer 2017 newsletter published by the Cook Islands Financial Services Development Authority. Available here.
- - The Cook Islands - Meeting International Regulatory Standards. Summary of achievements in meeting international regulatory standards (Nov 2016). Available here.
- - Comparison Matrix on Jurisdictions and Compliance (Nov 2016). Available here.
- - Cook Islands' Global Forum Phase 2 Peer Review: The Executive Summary of the Report can be found here^ or for the full Report visit http://www.oecd.org/tax/global-forum-on-transparency-and-exchange-of-information-for-tax-purposes-peer-reviews-cook-islands-2015-9789264231450-en.htm.^
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