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How to choose the perfect offshore jurisdiction

There are a lot of offshore jurisdictions that promise special incentives to foreign investors. Some offer complete tax exemption, while others have extensive network of double tax treaties, promote business flexibility or protect the privacy of the shareholders. So, how do you choose the jurisdiction that is most suitable...

What is Offshore Banking

Definition The term ‘offshore banking’ refers to having a bank account in a bank that is located in a country outside the country of residence of the depositor.  Offshore banking is often associated with tax-exempt, or low tax, jurisdictions that provide a set of advantages for its customers. Offshore...

The Seychelles as an offshore centre

Photo Credit: Nicolas Raymond under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0. The beachy archipelago of the Seychelles is a prominent offshore jurisdiction popular with investors and high-net-worth individuals all over the world. The beautiful, sun-soaked islands take after several similar localities that have built significant centres for offshore business and investment, like...