News & Information
BVI Automatic Exchange of Information Registration and Reporting Deadlines
3rd May 2016
The government of the British Virgin Islands (“BVI”) has recently clarified the filing deadlines under the various automatic exchange of information regimes in a number of bulletins and press releases.
UK FATCA / UK CDOT
British Virgin Islands: 2016 Updates To BVI Business Companies Act
2nd May 2016
Many of our clients have British Virgin Island companies, and since the debacle of a couple of years ago, their importance has waned somewhat, due to various reasons not least the lack of compliance and the fact banks were none-too-happy to maintain accounts from there.
China-Australia Free Trade Agreement
15th April 2016
The China-Australia Free-Trade agreement, known by its rather nifty hip and trendy abbreviation “ChAFTA”, was ratified on the 20th December last year.
Private Trust Companies for Business Owners
1st March 2016
We are often asked about the merits of Private Trust Companies, where business owners can maintain their company structure, yet gain from the benefits of a Trust that protects their family wealth, the structure of the family engagement within the business as well as have a much clearer path for succession where the company is sizable and dependent on key family members.