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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.


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April 29 - May 1, 2012. The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach. Miami Beach, Fl
10th Anniversary Conference: 2002 to 2012

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

Video of 2012 OffshoreAlert Conference Now Available Online

Three hundred financial elite from 23 countries or jurisdictions discussed everything that's important in the world of offshore finance at this year's OffshoreAlert Annual Conference.

For those who were unable to attend, you now have the option to watch the video recordings of all 25 sessions with synchronized power point presentations for just US$295.

"This is the first-time we have ever done this and it is intended for people who do not have the time or the budget to attend the actual event," said OffshoreAlert publisher David Marchant.

The OffshoreAlert Conference is approved for Continuing Professional/Legal Education (CPE/CLE) credits by leading professional bodies.

Our event has sessions for providers, buyers and investigators of offshore products and services.

Speakers included offshore judges, attorneys, accountants, regulators, fraud and asset recovery specialists, IRS personnel who are leading the fight into offshore tax evasion and the heads of the whistleblower units of the IRS, the SEC and the CFTC, among others.

Click here to register for video access and a list of included sessions and speakers.

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?
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Taxing Avoiders & Evaders: An Update

An update on the ongoing efforts by the world's major countries to collect taxes from High Net Worth Individuals and big corporations.

The Rise of Offshore Courts: The Judicial Perspective

Judges in key OFCs discuss laws and significant rulings that affect foreign companies, such as a damages award for $111 m against non-executive directors of Weavering Macro Fixed Income Fund in the Cayman Islands and a ruling in the British Virgin Islands not to allow the liquidators of Fairfield Sentry to claw back investor redemptions in the fraud by Bernard Madoff.

Enticing the Top Echelon: How the IRS, SEC and CFTC Attract High-Level Whistleblowers

An analysis of the Whistleblower programs operated by the Internal Revenue Service, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodities Futures Trading Commission.

Global Shell Game: Who's Worse - Onshore or Offshore?

What happened when an Australia professor tried to set up anonymous shell companies and bank accounts in onshore and offshore jurisdictions and what did a Reuters investigative reporter find when he looked at how shell companies are used to commit serious financial crime?

Offshore Providers

Offshore Clients

Fraud & Asset Recovery

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Jeffrey Owens

Jeffrey Owens

Former Director - Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, OECD (France)

Jeffrey is a public finance expert who specializes on the tax implications of the globalization of national economies, the broader policy issues that arise in the areas of cross-border director and portfolio investment and tax administration. 

Dan Reeves

Dan Reeves

Founder, Offshore Compliance & Enforcement Consulting Group & Retired Senior Advisor, IRS Offshore Compliance Initiative (New Jersey)

While with the IRS from 1977 to 2012, Dan developed many of the investigative techniques currently being used to identify U. S. taxpayers with offshore bank accounts and has led a number of high-profile investigations that involved the use of John Doe summonses to obtain offshore banking records, including UBS AG, HSBC, the Stanford Financial Group and others.

John McDougal

John McDougal

Retired Special Trial Attorney, IRS (Virginia)

Prior to retiring from the IRS in December, 2016, John was assigned to the IRS' Offshore Compliance Initiative.

Peter Cresswell

Sir Peter Cresswell

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

Since retiring as a judge in England and Wales, Sir Peter sits part-time as a judge in the Financial Services Division of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands.

Ian Kawaley

Ian Kawaley

Chief Justice, Bermuda (Bermuda)

Ian is Bermuda's Chief Justice, having previously served as a Commercial Court judge at Bermuda Supreme Court.

Edward Bannister

Edward Bannister QC

Retired Judge, British Virgin Islands Commercial Court (London)

Edward was appointed the first Commercial Court Judge in the British Virgin Islands in 2009.

Neville Adderley

Neville Adderley

Justice of Appeal, The Bahamas Court of Appeal (Bahamas)

Justice Adderley recently retired as a Justice of Appeal at The Bahamas Court of Appeal.

Sean McKessy

Sean McKessy

Chief, Office of the Whistleblower, U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission (Washington, DC)

Sean leads a program that handles tips and complaints from securities fraud whistleblowers and helps determine awards for information that leads to successful enforcement actions.

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