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The Most Balanced and Credible Educational and Networking Conference on OFCs. Period.

The 10th Annual OffshoreAlert Conference

April 29 - May 1, 2012

The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach

Miami Beach FL U.S.A.


For More information visit or Call +1 305-372-6296

April 29 - May 1, 2012. The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach. Miami Beach, Fl

The Most Balanced and Credible Educational and Networking Conference on OFCs. Period.

The Best Offshore Conference. Period.

The OffshoreAlert Conference is an independent, non-promotional event covering every aspect of the fast-paced, ever-changing, complex world of Offshore Financial Centers and how they are routinely used by the world's biggest corporations and High Net Worth Individuals to minimize risk and maximize protection.

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Maximize Opportunity

Find out what is currently unfolding in the complex, fast-paced and forever-changing world of Offshore Financial Centers so that you can minimize your risk and maximize your opportunities.

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Meet The Players

You will meet the most influential and knowledgeable individuals in the private and public sectors around the world who have an interest in OFCs.

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10th Anniversary Blowout

To celebrate a decade of conferences, we have put together our ...

  • Best-Ever Agenda
  • Best Line-Up of Speakers
  • Biggest Event

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25 Invaluable Sessions

Sessions on offshore products, services and jurisdictions, fraud and asset recovery, investigations and intelligence, political initiatives, legal and tax issues.

  • Offshore Providers
  • Offshore Clients
  • Investigators

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50+ In-The-Know Speakers

  • Offshore Judges 
  • Legal & Tax Specialists
  • Regulators & Investigators
  • Finance & Insurance Experts
  • Fraud & Insolvency Specialists

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International, High-Level Attendees

Global Financial Experts

Commercial Court judges from offshore jurisdictions, IRS and OECD senior representatives, attorneys, bankers, tax advisors, fraud & asset recovery experts, regulators, journalists & more.

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Leading Offshore Firms

Representatives of the leading offshore firms, including those in law, financial services, banks and funds, in the biggest offshore jurisdictions, such as the Bahamas, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, and the Cayman Islands.

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Who Should Attend

Offshore Providers

  • Company Managers
  • Fund Administrators
  • Bankers
  • Trust & Estate Practitioners
  • Insolvency Specialists
  • Government & Regulators

Offshore Clients

  • Officers & Directors
  • High Net Worth Individuals
  • Fund Principals & Sponsors
  • Family Offices
  • Financial Intermediaries
  • Wealth Planners


  • Compliance Officers
  • Receivers & Liquidators
  • Investigators & Regulators
  • Intelligence-Gatherers
  • Law Enforcement
  • Tax Collectors

There's Nothing Else Like It

Gain Mastery of Offshore Issues, Meet Key Industry Leaders

Questions? How can we help?
Peter Cresswell

Sir Peter Cresswell 

Judge, Financial Services Division, Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (Cayman Islands)

Speaker Biography

2009-present Justice Grand Court of the Cayman Islands (Financial Services Division) part time
2008-present Arbitrator in international disputes and Mediator

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Member of the LCIA.
Member ICC UK
Member ICC UK Committee on Banking Technique and Practice
Accredited Mediator (by ADR Group, ADR Chambers (UK) Ltd and Clerks Room)
Deputy Lieutenant of Hampshire

2008-2011 Section 9 Judge Authorised to deal with cases in the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) and
the High Court of Justice England and Wales

1991 – 2007 Judge of the Commercial and Admiralty Courts of England and Wales.

1991 – 2007 Judge of the High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division.

1993 – 1996 Judge in charge of the management of the Lloyd’s Litigation.

1993 – 1994 Judge in charge of the Commercial Court.

1990 Chairman of the General Council of the Bar of England and Wales.

1983 – 1990 Queen’s Counsel.

1986 – 1990 Recorder.

1966 Called to the Bar, Gray’s Inn.

1962 – 1965 Queens’ College Cambridge MA, LLM.

Experience in the Commercial Court

Over 15 years experience in dealing with claims arising out business, commerce and trade including in particular claims relating to: -
(a) insurance and re-insurance;
(b) banking and financial services;
(c) shipping and the construction of ships, oil rigs etc;
(d) the exploitation of oil and gas reserves and other natural resources;
(e) the carriage of goods by land, sea, air or pipeline;
(f) the export and import of goods;
(g) arbitration;
(h) international disputes between states;
(i) business contracts and documents;
(j) the operation of markets and exchanges;
(k) the purchase and sale of commodities;
(l) major construction projects/domestic and international;
(m) business agency;
(n) disputes concerning information technology.


Encyclopaedia of Banking Law 1982 – present (with others).



Chairman of Commercial Court Working Party on Electronic Disclosure – Report dated 6 October 2004.
Chairman of various committees concerned with Information Technology for the Judiciary for about 10 years.
Civil Justice Council 1999 – 2003.

Chambers (Associate Member)

3 Verulam Buildings, Gray’s Inn, London, WC1R 5NT.
Telephone 0207 831 8441.
Fax 0207 831 8479
DX LDE 331


Platinum Sponsor

Grant Thornton 270 

Grant Thornton is one of the world’s leading organisations of independently owned and managed accounting and consulting firms. More than 2,600 partners provide clients with distinctive, high quality service in over 100 countries. The Fraud Insolvency Division provide expert services relating to all forms of economic crime using forensic asset tracing combined with Insolvency Act powers. Our teams comprise forensic, insolvency, tax and computer forensics specialists, providing advice during the prevention, investigation and recovery processes. We offer solutions in the following areas: fraud investigations; expert witness; recovery and tracing of misappropriated assets and funds; proceeds of crime receivers.



Kinetic Partners 
Astigarraga Davis 180 
Martin Kenney 180 
Cayman National 
Mourant Ozannes 
Baker Tilly 180 
Maples 180px  
Phillips & Cohen 
Fraser Milner Casgrain 
O'Neal Webster 
Invest Barbados 180 
Securehost 180 


U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement 180 
Mourant Ozannes 
Foreshore 180 
Hidden Technology 180 
Grant Thornton 180 
Kixko 180 
Caledonian 180 
ACFCS 180 

Corporate Sponsors

Bernd Klose 180 
Husch Blackwell 180 v2 
Bennett Jones 180 
Lennox Paton 180 
Greenberg Solicitors 180 
Financial Examinations & Intelligence 120 


International Compliance Association 180 
KYC 360 180 
Cayman Financial Review 180 
ABCA 180 
Compliance Search Group 180 
Compliance Exchange 180 
hedge fund managers 
IFC Review 180