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International banking regulation in Asia on the rise

Entrepreneurs investing in Asia are likely to have stumbled on one recent trend: opening a corporate bank account in Asia is really hard. What used to be a relatively simple process has become increasingly complicated and time-consuming, with banks requiring stronger guarantees before approving applications. For example, in Hong...

Doing Business in Asia

Discussions about China’s economy becoming the biggest in the world are now focusing on when rather then if.  Of course, these predictions about ‘when’ vary significantly from IMF’s 2016 to the early 2020’s from international banks Citibank & HSBC to the World Banks conservative estimate that the ‘largest economy’...

Singapore, the Asian Tax Haven

  Singapore, the small island lying off the Southern tip of Malaysia, has witnessed much success in attracting capital to its shores. Boasting a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita of USD 50,000, it leaves an indelible impression on businessmen and investors as the jewel of Asia, outstripping its...

Two Asian Tigers – Singapore & Hong Kong

Singapore and Hong Kong, 2 members of the Four Asian Tigers, are among of the most popular jurisdictions that companies seek to incorporate their businesses in. There are multiple reasons why Singapore companies and Hong Kong companies are attractive to foreign entrepreneurs and established businesses; one could be due...

Globalisation in Asia – Singapore and Hong Kong

The article discusses various aspects of Singapore company incorporation and Hong Kong company incorporation. It also provides some guidelines for preparing to incorporate in an offshore jurisdiction. Singapore and Hong Kong are two jurisdictions that offer ideal environments for operating in a globalised market....