ABOUT

What We Stand For

Welcome to EQIBank, the world’s first Digital Bank for Corporate and Private Clients. EQIBank is more than just a bank – it’s a new kind of banking that puts you in control of your money and global assets. Your needs direct our plans, define our approach to customer service and drive our pursuit of excellence. Financial strength; a breadth of products, services and solutions; strong customer relationships; a strong brand – these are just a few of the attributes that make EQIBank proudly stand out in the financial services marketplace. Whether you are an individual looking for personal banking benefits or an institution looking for complex corporate solutions, EQIBank is the global bank for you. Our new direction aims to simplify complexity and reflect our open and transparent approach to banking.

Our Experience 

 

Our global experience allows us to support customers like you who have international financial interests in different countries. You may cross borders frequently for work, operate a global business or need to regularly transfer money in different currencies – some of the same challenges we help our clients with every day. Our expertise in international banking has been recognised over the years and our Relationship Managers really understand our client’s international needs. We are based offshore, in one of the world’s leading international financial centres, regularly attracting global recognition for its political and economic stability and its robust but flexible regulatory system. As our client, you will be able to undertake all your global banking from one digital bank, view all your accounts online in one place and move money between these accounts using our lightning-quick transfer service. Because we’re part of one of the world’s most innovative international banks, we can help you connect to the range of services around the world.

Tax Neutral

EQIBank is an offshore bank, and our jurisdiction has no capital gains tax, capital transfer tax, or wealth taxes. While banking offshore may have potential tax benefits for you, tax rules differ from country to country. Your tax situation will depend on your personal circumstances, and we recommend you obtain independent tax advice. It is your responsibility to disclose your income to the tax authorities. EQIBank is committed to the highest standards in financial regulation. Dominica is recognised as a leading regulated international finance centre by global bodies such as the Group of Twenty (G20), the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The island is committed to meeting the highest regulatory standards and supporting global initiatives that help prevent the abuse of financial services. We are committed to meeting all our international obligations including FATCA and to provide for the implementation of the obligations under the convention on mutual administrative assistance in tax matters and for related matters.

EQIBank’s  Management Team 

 

 

JASON BLICK

Director and CEO
JASON BLICK
Director and CEO

Jason qualified as a UK attorney and served as the nationwide manager of BerrmansLace Mawer, who specialise in financial services. He went on to manage legal and compliance in over 90 countries for Sun Microsystems, overseeing over €1.5 billion per year in transactions.

He later became the CEO of Financial Partners Bank, with over 12,000 clients and $1.2 billion AUA. He is the founder of Cayman Enterprise City, the Cayman Commodities and Derivative Exchange, and he served on the board of the Cayman Islands Government Special Economic Zone Authority.

 

JAMES O’NEILL

CEO, Banking
JAMES O'NEILL
CEO, Banking
Jim O’Neill has been a senior banker for over 34 years. He is a former director of the Bank of New York, the CEO of the Bank of Austria (Cayman) and is the on the board of directors of NYSE-listed Butterfield Bank Limited. He has an MBA in international banking and has been working in the international commercial banking industry for over three decades. He is chairman of the audit, compliance and risk policy committee of Butterfield’s Cayman subsidiary. Additionally, he is a councilor and former secretary for the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce and has been a trustee of the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce Pension since 2002. He also served as secretary and treasurer of the Cayman Islands Bankers Association.

EDWIN CARLSON

CEO, Exchange
EDWIN CARLSON
CEO, Exchange
Edwin has over 20 years’ experience in financial services, including FinTech and blockchain technology, and teaches the “Blockchain and Business” course to industry executives around the world. He has consulted on FinTech strategy for Bank of America, JPMorganChase, HSBC and Royal & Sun Alliance. He holds a B.Sc. with honors in computer studies from the University of South Wales.

 

PAUL BYLES

Chief Compliance Officer
PAUL BYLES
Chief Compliance Officer

Paul is the Managing Director for a consulting and offshore corporate services company which provides regulatory and compliance consulting services to entities seeking to establish themselves in the Cayman Islands. Paul’s extensive experience working for and with the Cayman Island’s regulators brings invaluable knowledge and expertise to the bank and it’s employees. Paul is currently the President of the Cayman Island’s Chamber of Commerce, the leading voice within Cayman’s business community, working alongside Government representing it’s members and helping to further business development across the islands.

CHRISTOPHER BURKE

Director
CHRISTOPHER BURKE
DIRECTOR
Christopher has worked for Longitude (Cayman) Ltd. for over twelve years. Longitude is an exempt company incorporated in the Cayman Islands in 1995 and regulated by the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority under the Securities Investment Business Law. He remains responsible for the full range of accounting and financial administrative work including verification of net asset values, preparation of financial statements and internal reports, daily maintenance of portfolio databases and analysis of potential investment opportunities. Additionally, he is a member of the Investment Committee and is responsible for the oversight of several client accounts.

 


 

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