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Middle East
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Funds Set Up in Major Financial Hubs in the Middle East

Despite the instability in the global economy, the Middle East market continues to thrive.

International Reporting and Accounting Standards
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International Financial Reporting Standards and Frameworks – explained

Global economies become more interconnected by the day, especially with increasing cross-border transactions and the flow of international capital.

Set up a Dutch BV
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Setting up a Dutch BV: What are the requirements and process? 

Choosing an appropriate legal entity is crucial when establishing a business.

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What is the KSA RHQ program?

In February 2021, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia introduced the Regional Headquarters Program (RHQ) to attract multinational corporations (MNCs) to establish their regional bases in the country.

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Bolder Insights: Trends in Compliance this 2024

In the financial landscape, recent years have seen an increasingly extensive list of compliance requirements as imposed by both local and international regulators.

fund management trends 2024
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The next big thing in fund management this 2024 

We continue to see the rapid evolution of the financial landscape this year.

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Crypto Market Outlook in 2024

Following the significant events that led to the crypto winter in 2022, 2023 also had its fair share of highs and lows – mainly seeing an approaching normalisation (some might even say, the mainstream acceptance) of crypto, as well as regulatory crackdowns and developments in the digital assets market.

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Is it time to switch to a new corporate administrator?  

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Bolder Insights: Key ESG trends in 2024 

Each year, ESG is becoming an increasingly important aspect of businesses.

how private wealth management affects UHNWIs
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Private Wealth Management: How it affects UHNWIs 

Increased personal and business wealth and multigenerational transfer of wealth continue to fuel the wealth management industry’s long-term growth potential.

US fund managers in Luxembourg
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What makes Luxembourg funds attractive to US fund managers

Luxembourg fund vehicles are an ideal choice for US fund managers looking to enter the EU market and access global investment opportunities.

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How to set up a foundation company in the Cayman Islands

The enactment of the Foundation Companies Act, 2017 introduced a new form of corporate vehicle in the Cayman Islands – the foundation company, a type of exempted company.

Singapore: a key destination for Thai investors
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Singapore: a key destination for Thai investors 

For globally oriented firms and investors, selecting a low-tax, business-friendly jurisdiction like Singapore to invest in has taken precedence.

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The administrative functions of a family office  

For wealthy families, establishing a family office or availing of the services of a family office manager or administrator is a way to sustain their wealth, minimise investment risks, improve and diversify their portfolio and ensure the wealth will be passed on smoothly to the next generation.

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Overview of the common fund structures in Singapore 

Singapore has various fund structures to set up: limited partnerships, VCCs, private limited companies and unit trusts.

Effective Investor Services in Fund Administration
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The role of investor relations in fund management

Fund administration is a vital aspect of investment management.

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The role of governance in private wealth management

Private wealth management and governance strategies are becoming more pertinent to UNHWIs and their family offices.

Company Set up in Mauritius
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Why South African investors should do business in Mauritius

Mauritius is drawing an increasing number of South Africans considering moving abroad to set up a company.

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What makes a comprehensive estate plan? 

Wealth management is a complex and extensive advisory service involving holistic approaches to accomplish long-term financial goals.

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Is it time to voluntarily liquidate your solvent Cayman Islands company?

Cayman companies should consider to voluntary liquidate their companies to ensure sufficient time to complete the process before 2024.

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The stages of the fund life cycle

Asset managers have diverse options when launching a fund, depending on their risk appetite, investment objectives and portfolio.

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In Asia, Singapore and Hong Kong lead the family office industry

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US Corporate Transparency Act
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What is the Corporate Transparency Act and its impact on US entities 

In January 2021, the United States Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) was passed into law as part of the National Defense Authorization Act.

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Are crypto assets back to being ‘investible’?

Cryptocurrencies, the most well-known type of crypto asset, have been around since the early 1980s.

legal entities in Nevis
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How to set up a company in Nevis: Structures, requirements, benefits

Nevis, an island located in the northeastern part of the Caribbean, is popular in the business world for its favourable taxation and asset protection regulations.

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How new Florida law affects real estate foreign buyers and owners 

Recently, the Florida Legislature approved Senate Bill 264 (SB 264), and on 8 May 2023, Governor Ron DeSantis signed it into law.

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PE investment funds: a focus on Asia

Private equity (PE) funds in the Asia-Pacific region have been facing a significant shift since last year.

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Understanding Section 110 Formation in Ireland

Ireland is a leading jurisdiction in Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) formation for the following reasons:  Bolder Group previously published an article on the company incorporation process in Ireland, which provided details about different available company structures in the country.

the importance of compliance
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Why you should not ignore Compliance

Compliance implies that a business follows all relevant rules and laws.

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An overview of the Amended MAS Code on Collective Investment Schemes 

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) amended the Code on Collective Investment Schemes (Code) on 9 March 2023, following section 321 of the Securities and Futures Act (the SFA) (Cap.

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A guide on ICOs and Cryptocurrency in the British Virgin Islands  

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have gained momentum as a favoured fundraising method for businesses seeking to secure capital in the form of cryptocurrencies, tokens and virtual assets.

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Investment funds set up in Mauritius: benefits, structures and requirements

In the past few years, Mauritius has positioned itself as a leading jurisdiction for setting up investment funds and businesses in the African and Indian Ocean region.

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What you should know about EU’s DAC 7

With a more digitalised economy over the recent years, the DAC 7 (or 2021/514 Directive) extended the scope of the automatic exchange of information (EOI) between the tax authorities of member states.

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The financial services industry amid the stormy seas: the way forward

Covering a broad range of service offerings — from insurance, wealth management and advisory to hedge funds and digital currencies — the financial services industry has seen different trends and challenges.

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Securitisation in Luxembourg, explained

In this article, we discuss the key points of the securitisation law in Luxembourg and what interested investors need to know.

Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA)
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What is the EU’s Digital Operational Resilience Act?

The European Union is implementing a significant new regulation for the financial sector.

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Ireland – a jurisdiction for Section 110 Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs)

Ireland is a prominent global jurisdiction for SPVs.

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An overview of doing business in the Philippines: culture, laws and other tips

With the Philippines’ services sector leading the way, commercial activity is increasing, resulting in valuable opportunities for market entrants interested in doing business in the country and neighbouring states.

Opportunities in Northern Africa for VC and PE investors
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The emerging VC and PE investment in Africa

The African financial sector has been active in the last 25 years; and thanks to digitalisation in the more recent years, emerging financial institution startups in Ghana, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Senegal, Burkina Faso and Madacasgar have been enjoying a smoother access to the global financial market.

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Mauritius and its tax treaties with 17 African countries 

Mauritius, a small island country along the eastern coast of Africa, is globally known as one of the leading financial and business hubs in the African region.

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A brief overview of EU’s PSD2

The European Commission introduced the Directive 2007/64/EC or Payment Services Directive (PSD) in 2007 to regulate the payments industry through a single payment market in the European Union (EU).

Impact of GDPR on KYC
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Understanding GDPR and its impact on KYC  

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018.

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Entering Asia? Here’s why you should set up a company in the Philippines  

In this blog, we discuss the advantages of setting up a company in the Philippines.

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Planning to set up a business in Mauritius? Here’s an overview

Classified by the World Bank as an upper-middle-income economy and the wealthiest African country per capita, Mauritius is one of Africa’s financial centres.

ESG and PE Funds
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The fast-growing relationship between ESG and PE Funds

Private equity (PE) funds continue to be an attractive investment vehicle for institutional clients and high income and net worth individuals.

legal structures in Spain
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The different types of legal structures in Spain 

One of the most crucial things to consider when starting a business in Spain is the type of company you want to establish.

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ESG Updates for 2023

The Sustainable Finance Action Plan establishes a framework regulation in the EU (European Union) for the financial services and investment management sector to facilitate and accelerate the flow of capital from private investors to sustainable projects and businesses.

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Singapore – a global business hub and Asia’s Switzerland

Singapore is considered to be one of the leading business hubs, not only in Southeast Asia, but also in the world.

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How to start a business in Ireland: structures, requirements and laws 

Ireland is a great place to live and start a business.

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2023 Compliance challenges to prepare for in the financial services market

Compliance across industries covers a variety of concerns.