Bermuda Offshore Trusts
Our interview with FOZEIA RANA-FAHY, Director at MJM Limited, explores the advantages and opportunities for exponential wealth generation and succession planning in Bermuda, as Executive Global sit down with one of the country’s foremost award-winning law firms servicing High Net Worth clients.
Bahamas International Trust Legislation
The Bahamas lie in the Atlantic Ocean, within the Lucayan Archipelago of the West Indies. Although the region as a whole has been highly attractive as a smart business and investment venue for years already, renewed impetus is being placed on attracting foreign trust formation, as more and more countries raise their hands to be counted in the same way, writes Oliver Taylor.
How to Retire in Panama
In recent years, Panama has become a popular retirement destination.
Key Aspects of UK Inheritance Tax
The unpleasant reality of inheritance tax in the UK has been around a while and no longer comes as a surprise to most. Useful snippets of information can help clarify the tax’s implications, as well as identify a few legal routes to minimise what gets paid over upon inheritance, writes Thomas Hughes.
The Tax Authorities
There are no greater two surer guarantees in life than death and taxes. There is also absolutely no acceptable excuse for tax evasion. But what happens in cases where the tax authorities get it wrong? And what happens if their decisions are made based on misunderstanding?
Jersey and Private Wealth
Jersey is a leading international finance centre that continues to be the jurisdiction of choice for private wealth structuring. This article explores why that is the case and what Jersey has to offer to families wishing to safeguard their wealth.
British Trade under WTO Rules
The EU’s rejection last week of the our proposed solution to the Irish border issue only confirms how delusional the Government’s continued attempts to negotiate a mutually beneficial agreement with the European Union really are. Instead, we should abandon the stalled negotiations and fall back upon our WTO ‘next favoured nation’ status.
Common Eurasian Trademarks
There is a Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) embracing five countries: Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia. This is not a political but an economic association. These countries are closely linked by economic ties and there are no customs borders between them with regional exhaustion of trademark rights in their territories.
Vacation or Corporation?
Where should I go? How much will it cost? What do I need? How long will it take? Is someone contemplating vacationing on a tropical island retreat? Not quite! These are some of the questions that run through an individual’s mind when considering a jurisdiction and corporate service provider (“CSP”) to incorporate their corporate vehicle.
Elite Law Firm Recruitment
Executive search is a recruitment service that can be most crucial for both the company that employs it and the individuals that it enlists.
An interview with Micol Mion Esq.
In our dedicated interview with Micol Mion, CEO of Immigration Solutions, Executive Global take an exclusive look into the world of Citizenship by Investment, HNW Immigration, Naturalization, and the benefits offered to executives through the United States EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program.
Guernsey's Private Wealth Sector
2018 is a year of notable legislative anniversaries for Guernsey’s private wealth industry.
Seeking Intellectual Property protection can be a daunting experience for a business: incomprehensible jargon, variety of options, uncertain outcomes and unforeseeable charges.
Corruption: Why Care?
As a specialist in the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), I am frequently asked why companies should care about bribing foreign officials to get business.
Concession Agreements in Serbia
The accelerated growth of Public Private Partnerships (“PPP") began in the UK in the 1990s. Soon after its inception, PPPs as a model became widely implemented all over Western Europe. At that time pure public organisation proved to be inefficient, inflexible and constrained in terms of budget. On the other hand, complete privatisation clearly was not an eligible remedy for all existing requirements.
Legal & Advocacy
With cutting edge analysis, commentary, and debate from a wide range of practice areas including mergers & acquisitions, intellectual property, arbitration, litigation, and real estate, to finance, antitrust, and corporate law,
Executive Global features special reports and highlights the pre-eminent barristers, attorneys, senior partners, and
advocates who are currently shaping the legislative backdrop of international business.
Our interview with KNUT OLSEN, CEO of Dr K Olsen Global Tax, charts the mitigation and efficiency strategies deployed by one of Europe’s pre-eminent companies providing effective tax advisory services to institutional and private clients. We sit down to talk all things taxation with one of the world’s leading tax advisors.
What is the primacy of European Union law? The concept of the EU’s legal supremacy is a principle dictating that in the case of conflict between the supranational law of the European Union and the local law of its constituent nations, the former prevails over the latter. Even the constitutions of Member States must bend to accommodate European law if there is a disagreement between the two, writes Rachel Smith
Financial services firms have increasingly come under scrutiny for anti-corruption compliance. In 2011, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) sent written inquiries to almost a dozen financial services, private equity, and hedge fund companies about their Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance. Now, just a few short years later (the time needed to investigate the answers), major enforcement actions have started to drop.
The EU’s rejection last week of the our proposed solution to the Irish border issue only confirms how delusional the Government’s continued attempts to negotiate a mutually beneficial agreement with the European Union really are. Instead, we should abandon the stalled negotiations and fall back upon our WTO ‘next favoured nation’
It is no secret that the European Union has reserved itself the right to primacy over the legal systems of its individual member states, however it is known to a much lesser extent that the EU’s Corpus Juris plan was to be implemented in a manner that would eventually overthrow
the UK’s common law system and consequently sabotage the rights and freedoms of British citizens, states Oliver Taylor.
Even experienced entrepreneurs have not frequently sold their business.
The sale of a company in the form of its succession strategy, is an extraordinary situation
for entrepreneurs and shareholders, particularly when international players are involved.
In recent years, Panama has become a popular retirement destination. The constant economic growth, the warmth of the locals, the pleasant climate, the extensive beaches, as well as attractive investment opportunities, and the US dollar as local currency are among the many advantages that Panama offers newcomers.