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World University Rankings

07 Mar
Harvard Dining Hall - World University Rankings

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 LONDON, March 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — QS name world‘s top universities for 46 subjects QS Quacquarelli Symonds, global higher education analysts, have named the world’s best universities for the study of 46 subjects. The 7th QS World University Rankings by Subject sees Harvard University ranked as the leading institution […]

Dillon Gage Metals Opens Singapore Office

26 Jan
Helixbridge, Bridge, Lights, Night, Singapore - Dillon Gage Metals

Expanding its global footprint to serve the Asian market ADDISON, TX (January 26, 2017) – Dillon Gage Metals, an international precious metals wholesaler, announces the opening of a Singapore-based office to further their business interests in the buying, selling and trading of physical precious metals on a global stage. The newly formed entity will be […]

HNW Offshore Investment: Booking Center Preferences 2016

25 Jan
International Finance Centre, Hong Kong

OrbisResearch has added report on “HNW Offshore Investment:Booking Center Preferences 2016” Market.The report is split by product types, Size, Share, Applications DALLAS, TX, UNITED STATES, January 24, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — 2015 was a weak year for the Global HNW Offshore Investment Market. However, there have been clear winners and losers as the dynamics of the […]

Appetite for infrastructure investment outpaces perceived investment opportunities

29 Jul
infrastructure investment

Global study finds an increasing preference for long-term investments and emerging market exposure over the next 3-5 years.  Key findings include: 65% of investors intend to increase their allocations to infrastructure over the next 3-5 years; The number of investors seeking emerging market infrastructure exposure is set to more than double over the next 3-5 […]

The case for offshore

15 Apr
The case for offshore

Eye-popping revelations in the Panama Papers have fanned concerns that the so-called “tax havens” lie at the centre of a giant web of criminal conduct. Some, including UK Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Corbyn, have demanded that these offshore centres be “shut down”, and so disconnected from the global grid. The uproar invites examination of […]

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 […]

Tax havens hidden in plain sight

15 Feb
anchor of the tax havens

Many of the world’s most secretive tax havens, ranging from Anguilla to Uruguay, are set to open their books to foreign tax by 2017. A year later, dozens more, including Belize, Hong Kong and Singapore, are set to follow suit. Among them is Switzerland, abandoning a tradition of secrecy that dates back at least as […]

Singapore IFC the Offshore Banking Giant

01 Mar

When you think of Singapore do you think of a treacherous, disease-infested seaport where the downtrodden live in the streets and you can buy anything for the right price? Or do you think of a wealthy island nation with safe, clean streets and a prosperous and busy economy? About a century ago, Singapore was a […]

Offshore Banking for Corporations

19 Oct
Sunset over Singapore

Usually banking goes hand in hand with offshore company formation. For legitimate tax minimisation purposes, it is customary to have a corporate bank account residing in a country different from the country of incorporation. This is commonly practised. For instance, a Singapore company is ideal for international business because company funds remitted outside of Singapore […]

A hedge against forex exposure

03 Aug
forex exposure

When Beijing announced the 2.1 per cent revaluation of the renminbi late on July 21, traders at Deutsche Bank in Singapore had to rejig their plans for the evening to set-up the hedge against forex exposure. “It was chaotic because everyone had already left the office,” says Mirza Baig, currency strategist at Deutsche. “Traders had […]

Singapore, new tax haven for offshore investors

01 Aug
Singapore - offshore investors

WORLDWIDE THERE are over 70 tiny tax haven destinations that offer no-tax or low-tax status. Among these destinations different jurisdictions tend to be havens for different types of taxes, and for different categories of people or companies. India and Mauritius executed the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) in 1982 with the sole purpose of mutually […]