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 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.
Setting up a Dutch BV: What are the requirements and process?
Choosing an appropriate legal entity is crucial when establishing a business.
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.
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.
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.
Is it time to switch to a new corporate administrator?
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.
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.
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
For globally oriented firms and investors, selecting a low-tax, business-friendly jurisdiction like Singapore to invest in has taken precedence.
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.
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.
The role of investor relations in fund management
Fund administration is a vital aspect of investment management.
The role of governance in private wealth management
Private wealth management and governance strategies are becoming more pertinent to UNHWIs and their family offices.
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.
What makes a comprehensive estate plan?
Wealth management is a complex and extensive advisory service involving holistic approaches to accomplish long-term financial goals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What is the EU’s Digital Operational Resilience Act?
The European Union is implementing a significant new regulation for the financial sector.
Ireland – a jurisdiction for Section 110 Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs)
Ireland is a prominent global jurisdiction for SPVs.
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.
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.
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).
Understanding GDPR and its impact on KYC
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to start a business in Ireland: structures, requirements and laws
Ireland is a great place to live and start a business.
An overview of Section 110 Companies in Ireland
Section 110 allows eligible Irish resident SPVs to engage in a wide range of financial and leasing activities in a tax-neutral way.
Corporate services: an overview
Corporate services are business solutions that enable organisations to focus on their core business activities.
Market entry and starting a business abroad in 2023: What to know
In today’s globalised business environment, entering a new market or starting a business abroad calls for a rigorous strategy and a firm knowledge of local and international conditions.
Why you should invest in Spanish real estate
Spain is recovering, which is a great news for one of the countries that was most severely affected by the pandemic.
Key EU Laws on shell companies
The European Union (EU) has made several efforts to impose stricter rules on the use of shell companies.
Company set up in Spain: how to begin
The Kingdom of Spain is well-known for its art, landscape, cuisine and architecture.
A brief overview of the new Administrative Dissolution Procedure in Luxembourg
Earlier this year, the Luxembourg parliament introduced the latest draft of Bill No.
An overview of the EU’s new anti-tax avoidance directive
In the recent years, the EU has been imposing stricter rules to deter tax evasion, especially in the wake of scandals in the financial services industry.
What does a fund accountant do?
Fund accounting is a valuable facet of fund administration.
EU Taxonomy: Identifying sustainable economic activities
There was no regulatory pressure on ESG and sustainability issues prior to 2018, but since then, there have been initiatives made globally to encourage investors, financiers and businesses to adopt more sustainable business practices.
Open-ended funds administration in Luxembourg: What you should know
Luxembourg has become a top performer in the alternative investment fund sector in recent years.
What you should know about Cayman Islands fund administration
The Cayman Islands – a top funds centre The Cayman Islands, a group of islands located in the Caribbean Sea, is considered to be one of the leading financial hubs internationally.
What you need to know about crypto tax reporting in the US
Virtual currency transactions, including through cryptocurrency, in the US are taxable, just like any other kind of property.