About the Isle of Man

satellite_smallThe Isle of Man (in the Manx language, Ellan Vannin) is an island in the British Isles, located in the Irish Sea between Great Britain and Ireland. The country is an internally self-governing dependent territory of the British Crown; it is not part of the United Kingdom.

Tynwald, the Island's 1,000 year old Parliament, makes its own laws and oversees all internal administration, fiscal and social policies. The Island has its own Income Tax and Customs and Excise services and enjoys total independence from the UK on matters of direct taxation. The Island is recognised as a flourishing, well regulated and internationally respected offshore business centre.

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Previous Attendees

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