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New record keeping requirements for Seychelles IBCs

17 Jan 2017
The International Business Companies Act, 2016 (the “2016 Act”), which came into force on 1 December 2016, has changed the way that a Seychelles IBC must keep and maintain its registers and records. There are four key areas to be considered: 1. Minutes and resolutions: The minutes and resolutions passed by the members and directors may be kept at such place inside or outside of... Read More AboutNew record keeping requirements for Seychelles IBCs »

By Philip Jacques

The importance of shareholders’ agreements

09 Mar 2015
When forming a company with business partners or friends in any jurisdiction it is vital to consider how the different parties will work together. While the parties may be getting along well during the early years of a joint venture this does not always last, and having the arrangements properly documented in a shareholders’ agreement can be invaluable in avoiding or resolving disputes.... Read More AboutThe importance of shareholders’ agreements »

By Philip Jacques

Succession planning in British Virgin Islands: the use of reserve directors

24 Oct 2014
The concept of reserve directors is extremely useful when considering succession planning in the BVI. The legislation of the BVI allows for a single person company to be incorporated. That is, one individual (the “Investor”) can be both the sole director and the sole member of a company. While this flexibility is very helpful for the running and administration of the company, it can... Read More AboutSuccession planning in British Virgin Islands: the use of reserve directors »

By Philip Jacques

Hong Kong vs Singapore - Where should you be forming your company?

21 May 2014
Over recent weeks at Jordans we have received a number of enquiries for both Hong Kong and Singapore from businesses expanding into Asia. This blog briefly compares some characteristics of each: Both Singapore and Hong Kong are well respected international financial centres with superb financial services infrastructure. They are respectively the first and second ranked countries... Read More AboutHong Kong vs Singapore - Where should you be forming your company? »

By Stefano Iacono

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