Tag Archives: British Virgin Islands

Top Five Countries to Set Up an Offshore Company

27 Sep
rock formations on seashore under blue sky

In an increasingly globalized world, many businesses are looking to expand their operations beyond their home countries. For various reasons — ranging from tax benefits to asset protection — entrepreneurs and corporations consider setting up offshore companies. But where are the best places to do this? Here’s a look at the top five countries for […]

Russian Expats and Their Favorite Tax Havens: A Glimpse into Wealth Migration

28 Aug
Moscow City International Business Center in Russia

The term “tax haven” often elicits images of tropical islands or secretive nations where the rich stash their wealth. For Russian expatriates, especially those with considerable resources, tax havens have become an increasingly attractive option to safeguard their assets and minimize tax liability. This phenomenon is not isolated to Russia; wealthy individuals from various countries […]

The Evolution of Offshore Investment: A Historical Perspective

14 Jun
The Evolution of Offshore Investment: A Historical Perspective

Offshore investment has been a part of the global financial landscape for many decades. Over the years, it has evolved significantly in response to changing economic conditions, regulations, and investor preferences. This article delves into the history of offshore investment, highlighting the key developments that have shaped it into what it is today. The Early […]

Offshore Private Equity and Venture Capital: Unlocking Global Investment Opportunities

15 May
Offshore Private Equity and Venture Capital

The global financial landscape has witnessed significant transformations over the past few decades. The rise of offshore financial centers and the opportunities they present have played a key role in this transformation. Particularly, offshore private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) have emerged as potent tools for high-net-worth individuals and institutional investors alike, helping them […]

British Virgin Islands Announces Digital Currency

03 Dec
British Virgin Islands

Government, LIFElabs.io to develop BVI~LIFE™, a digital currency for the betterment of the territory. Tortola, British Virgin Islands – December 3, 2019 – As part of an on-going initiative to grow the Financial Technology sector, the British Virgin Islands is hosting its BVI Digital Economy symposium on December 3rd. The event will connect over 100 stakeholders […]

The Netherlands is world’s biggest conduit to offshore tax havens

27 Jul
Offshore Tax Havens

‘Only five big countries act as conduit-OFCs,’ the researchers from Corpnet said in a new report. ‘Together these five conduits channel 47% of corporate offshore investment from tax havens, according to the data we analysed.’ The two biggest conduits by far are the Netherlands (23%) and the United Kingdom (14%), followed by Switzerland (6%), Singapore […]

The Crucial Role of Offshore Centers in the Global Economy

29 Jun
offshore centers whitepaper

417,000 companies are registered in BVI The companies have US$1.5 trillion in global assets The sector supports 2.2 million jobs worldwide. Impressive as the results are from our British colonial cousin (applause, applause), we are certain that a similar analysis of the Cayman Islands’ global impact would yield similar – perhaps larger – figures. As […]

Cayman tops offshore deal-making in 2016

05 Apr
Rainbow - Cayman Islands offshore deal-making

Offshore law firm Appleby noted in its latest Offshore-i report that last year Cayman-incorporated companies were the target of 920 transactions worth a combined US$84 billion, representing 36 percent of total offshore deal value. “Cayman remained the leader in offshore deal volume and value in 2016, accounting for the largest portion of the year’s offshore […]

The Heavens. Annual Report

21 Mar
The Heavens

“The Heavens. Annual Report” Paolo Woods & Gabriele Galimberti Centre Assas | Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas AS A PART OF THE MOIS DE LA PHOTO DU GRAND PARIS 2017 The Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas and the Rencontres d’Arles are teaming up for a groundbreaking approach to the debate over major social issues by bringing specialists […]

Fifty Shades of Tax Dodging

03 Nov
Fifty Shades of Tax Dodging

UK takes two-faced approach to tax, new report suggests 3 November 2015 – The UK government has a ‘Janus-faced’ approach to tax, a new report suggests today: promising an increasingly intolerant approach to evasion and avoidance while being an aggressive participant in global tax competition and tolerating the UK tax havens which facilitate financial crime […]

British Virgin Islands Offshore Business Rises

04 Jan
Coat of Arms of the British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands Financial Services Commission has published statistics on the islands’ financial services industry for the second and third quarters of 2011, showing that business activity increased last year. Business incorporations and registrations, at 17,056 in Q3, showed improvement on Q2 registrations and incorporations of 15,689. This was a marked increase on that […]