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5 Reasons Your Business Needs A Process Agent

07 Sep 2016
A process agent (which also goes by the names: agent for service of process, registered agent, registered agent for service of process or resident agent) in the UK is someone who is appointed to accept service of legal proceedings on behalf of their client. This ‘someone’ can also be an address, not an actual person. Although anyone can make use of the process agent service,... Read More About5 Reasons Your Business Needs A Process Agent »

By Paul Bentley

The Impact of Brexit on UK Companies – Tax Implications

01 Sep 2016
So, as the world is well aware, on the 23rd June 2016, the UK voted to leave the EU. This referendum result has resulted in panic amongst some, and has left burning questions unanswered for many. UK companies are key clients for Jordans Trust Company, so we have been considering what this result might mean for UK businesses. Direct Taxes UK corporation tax rates are low at... Read More AboutThe Impact of Brexit on UK Companies – Tax Implications »

By Jason Reader

The register of people with significant control: the protection regime

24 Aug 2016
The register of people with significant control: the protection regime A key aspect of the register of people with significant control (the “PSC Register”) is that it is publicly available. For many PSCs, whose ownership of particular companies may put them at risk of serious violence and intimidation, this will be very problematic. To deal with this issue there is a... Read More AboutThe register of people with significant control: the protection regime »

By Philip Jacques

Seychelles research: the results are in!

16 Aug 2016
So, what did people think about Seychelles companies? Earlier this year, we carried out some research to find out what our contacts in Cyprus thought of the Seychelles as a jurisdiction. The results from the survey we sent out were very positive. They showed us that Seychelles companies will continue to be very popular. Our respondents liked using Seychelles International Business... Read More AboutSeychelles research: the results are in! »

By Jenny Gontier

Working abroad? Double tax treaties help individuals and companies

09 Aug 2016
Working abroad? Double tax treaties help individuals and companies If you are currently working abroad you may be at risk of being taxed twice: 1. By the UK tax authorities on the foreign income you earn and 2. From the country your income comes from. If you are going to work on a contract abroad, it is important to check that your home country has a double tax... Read More AboutWorking abroad? Double tax treaties help individuals and companies »

By Jason Reader

Brexit could shape the UK’s future money laundering laws

21 Jul 2016
Brexit could shape the UK’s future money laundering laws The UK’s current Anti-money Laundering (AML) legislation, The Money Laundering Regulations 2007, stem from the EU’s 3rd Money Laundering Directive which was published by The European Parliament and The Council of the European Union in 2005. As this Directive is now more than 10 years old, on the 25th June 2015 the... Read More AboutBrexit could shape the UK’s future money laundering laws »

By Martyn Dumble

Cyprus and India sign a Double Taxation Treaty

14 Jul 2016
On the 29th June 2016, Cyprus and India signed a Convention on the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to taxes on income between the two countries, the Cyprus Finance Ministry announced. “The negotiation on the Double Taxation Agreement for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income... Read More AboutCyprus and India sign a Double Taxation Treaty »

By Richard Melton

BVI Business Law - the future of offshore companies

20 Jun 2016
In 1984 the BVI revolutionised company legislation with the creation of the International Business Companies Act – a regime of corporate governance that was robust, yet flexible and efficient. It enabled international businesses and individuals to manage assets and investments both efficiently and cost effectively without imposing additional unnecessary layers of administration or... Read More AboutBVI Business Law - the future of offshore companies »

By John Swann

Irish Companies: should you become a LTD or a DAC?

14 Jun 2016
The Companies Act 2014 came into operation in the Republic of Ireland on 1st June 2015. From this date there is an eighteen month transition period during which Irish Existing Private Limited Companies (EPCs) will have to make a decision on which of the new entity types they wish to become. EPCs can become the new simplified private company limited by shares (LTD) or... Read More AboutIrish Companies: should you become a LTD or a DAC? »

By Guest Blogger

5 FAQs when setting up a Hong Kong company

13 May 2016
1. What are the minimum requirements of setting up a private company in Hong Kong? When setting up a Hong Kong private company, there are minimum requirements which you must know. You must have… •   At least one shareholder. •   At least one director. •   A company secretary. •   A business registration certificate. •   A Hong Kong... Read More About5 FAQs when setting up a Hong Kong company »

By Jason Reader

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