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Business challenges in The Democratic Republic of Congo

Minerals mining causes violence in the DRC Summary The Democratic Republic of Congo (known as the DRC) is a country of abundance in Africa that unfortunately has unstable political situation. Although foreign investment is highly welcomed, local representation is still preferred when navigating the system. Current situation of the...
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Getting excluded person status for your Cayman Islands company

The Cayman Islands is a popular jurisdiction for setting up global funds and financial firms, with investment managers all over the world taking advantage of the jurisdiction’s robust financial infrastructure and tax neutral status. In many cases, financial businesses run in, or through, the Caymans require regulation and licensing...
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Why offshore companies aren’t always great holding vehicles

Offshore vehicles are often recommended as a tax-efficient way to hold personal assets. While this is sometimes true, it does not extend to all situations or asset classes. In particular, holding shares in international companies through an offshore structure can have unfavourable tax consequences thanks to withholding taxes on...
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