Jurisdictions

  • Introduction
  • Anguilla
  • Bahamas
  • Belize
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman
  • Delaware
  • Hong Kong
  • Nevis
  • Seychelles
  • Panama
  • Panama fondations
  • Others

Our well established presence is made up of our owned offices in Tallinn, Milano, Rome, Firenze, Belgrade and Moscow and thanks to our historical partners we have an established network in major financial centers: Dubai, Geneva, Jersey, Hong Kong, Luxembourg and Panama. Through this international set up our clients gain access to a unique multinational family-style organization which can support your needs and provide company formation services from a wide range of jurisdictions, such as Anguilla, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, BVI, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Delaware, Hong Kong, Nevada, Nevis, Panama and Seychelles.

We invite you to partner with us and join the ranks of those who have already benefited from the world class service rendered by our reliable workforce.

Anguilla is located in the northeastern Caribbean, north of the Leeward Islands. There is an estimated population of 14,108 and a land area of 102 square kilometers. The official language is English and its currency is the East Caribbean Dollar which is fixed to the US dollar at US$1 = EC$2.68. The primary industries are tourism, financial services, boat building and fishing. The Island is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom with a legal system based on English common law with local modifications. The United Kingdom is responsible for the defense and foreign affairs of Anguilla.

    Highlights of Anguilla Companies:
  • Same day incorporation service
  • Bearer shares permitted
  • Confidentiality on directors and shareholders information
  • Based on English Law
  • Well developed professional infrastructure
  • British dependent territory
  • Neutral tax jurisdiction
  • Regulated financial services industry
  • Expedite redomiciliation services

Bahamas is located in an archipelago of approximately 700 islands and cays located in the Atlantic Ocean 80 kilometers east of the Peninsula of Florida. There is an estimated population of 340,000. The official language is English and its currency is the Bahamian Dollar and the US dollars that are used interchangeably throughout the island chain. The primary industries are the commercial and financial activities who offer a highly skilled workforce. The Bahamas is an independent country and continues to remain an active member of the British Commonwealth of Nations. The Bahamas has a Parliamentary type democracy. The legal system is based on the English common law, complemented by Bahamian statutes.

    Highlights of Bahamas Companies:
  • No restriction of free repatriation of profits
  • Confidentiality on directors and shareholders information
  • Based on English Law
  • Well developed professional infrastructure
  • British dependent territory
  • Neutral tax jurisdiction
  • Regulated financial services industry

Belize is located at the northeastern end of Central America, south east of Mexico. There is an estimated population of 300,000. The official language is English and Spanish and its currency is the Belize dollar which is fixed to the US dollar at BZ$2=US$1. The primary industries are Agriculture, tourism and offshore industry also benefits from a number of preferential market access arrangements. This country is currently a member of Commonwealth, The United Nations, The Organization of American States and The Association of Caribbean States. The government of Belize is operated on the principles of parliamentary democracy based on the Westminster System similar to England and contract and commercial law is based on the English law model.

    Highlights of Belize Companies:
  • Exemption from all local taxation and stamp duty
  • Language and Currency flexibility
  • Confidentiality on directors and shareholders information
  • Based on English Law
  • British dependent territory
  • Neutral tax jurisdiction
  • Regulated financial services industry
  • Articles of Association can be adapted to the needs of the company

The British Virgin Islands (“BVI”) are a group of 40 islands and islets located in the Caribbean 60 sea miles east of the Island of Puerto Rico. There is an estimated population of 21,000 and a land area of 153 square kilometers. The official language is English and its currency is the US dollar. The Island is an overseas territory of the British Crown Colony with a legal system based on English common law with local modifications. The United Kingdom is responsible for the defense and foreign affairs of BVI.

    Highlights of BVI Companies:
  • One of the most popular jurisdictions in the world.
  • Same day incorporation service
  • Currency flexibility
  • Confidentiality on directors and shareholders information
  • Based on English Law
  • Well developed professional infrastructure
  • British dependent territory
  • Neutral tax jurisdiction
  • Allotment of Reserve Director
  • Reserve Director

The Cayman Islands are a British Crown Colony consisting of 3 islands in the Caribbean lying approximately 480 miles south of Miami, Florida. There is an estimated population of 50,000 and a land area of 260 square kilometers. The official language is English and its currency is the Cayman dollar which is fixed to the US dollar at CI$1.00 equals US$1.20. The primary industries are tourism and financial services. The Islands are a largely self-governing British Crown colony. Britain is responsible for internal security and defense. The legal system is based on English Common Law and is complemented by local laws.

    Highlights of Cayman Companies:
  • Confidentiality on shareholders information
  • Based on English Law
  • Well developed professional infrastructure
  • British dependent territory
  • Neutral tax jurisdiction
  • Regulated financial services industry
  • Exempt from future taxes for a period of 20 years

Delaware is the second smallest state in the United States situated northeast on the Atlantic Coast. There is an estimated population of 800,000. The official language is English. This state offers attractive tax regulations, innovative corporate laws and the existence of a chancery court system. Delaware has long been considered the most popular jurisdiction for incorporation of holding companies and multinational corporations.

    Highlights of Delaware LLC Companies:
  • No limitation on ownership of other corporations
  • Well developed professional infrastructure
  • No tax penalties on liquidation
  • Regulated financial services industry
  • Generally perpetual
  • Combines the corporate advantages of limited liability with partnership classification
  • Flexibility on class of shares.

Hong Kong is located on the southern coast of the People’s Republic of China. There is an estimated population of 7 million people and a land area of less than 1,092 square kilometres. The official language is English and Chinese and its currency is the Hong Kong dollar (HK$), which is pegged to the United States dollar (US$) at the approximate rate of HK$7.8 to US$1. The primary industries are the financial and investment services. The company law is based on the United Kingdom Company Ordinance of 1932, which has been amended many times, most recently in 2005.

    Highlights of Hong Kong Companies:
  • Confidentiality on shareholders information
  • Based on English Law
  • Are not identified as offshore companies
  • Neutral tax jurisdiction
  • Regulated financial services industry
  • None exchange controls
  • No restrictions on foreign Investment
  • Allotment of Multi-Currencies
  • Incorporated in Chinese and/or English language

Nevis is located in the northern part of the Leeward Islands in the eastern Caribbean and located 210 miles east of Puerto Rico and 1,100 miles from Miami. There is an estimated population of 40,000. The official language is English and its currency is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar (ECD) (ECD 2.67 is equal to US $1.00). The primary industry is tourism. This Island has a democratic government based upon the British Parliamentary System. The United Kingdom is responsible for the defense and foreign affairs of Nevis.

    Highlights of Nevis Companies:
  • Tax-exempt from income, estate and corporate taxes
  • Developed as trustee without licensed in Nevis
  • Confidentiality on directors and shareholders information
  • Based on English Law
  • Free of requirements for filing annual reports with any government authority
  • British dependent territory
  • Neutral tax jurisdiction
  • Regulated financial services industry
  • Expedite redomiciliation service

Seychelles is a republic, consisting of an archipelago of some 115 islands, scattered across the western Indian Ocean northeast of the island of Madagascar, a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. There is an estimated population of 85,000 and a land area of 454 square kilometers. The official languages are English, French and Creole (a patois based on French). The primary industries are tourism, agriculture, and fishing. The rapidly expanding financial sector, linked to the establishment of the Seychelles International Business Authority and a suite of progressive laws facilitating the establishment of offshore structures and encouraging inward investment, is now a significant element of the economy.

    Highlights of Seychelles Companies:
  • Same day incorporation service
  • Incorporated in English or French language
  • Well developed professional infrastructure
  • Member of the Commonwealth of Nations
  • Neutral tax jurisdiction
  • Regulated financial services industry
  • Enable inward and outward investment

Panama is located on the narrow strip of land that connects North and South America. There is an estimated population of 3.4 million people. Panama's key geographic position has been conducive to its specialization as a service country. The Panama Canal and the Colon Free Zone are at the forefront of this development. The official language is Spanish and its currency is the US Dollar legal tender, which circulates freely in Panama. Panamanian law is based on the Spanish Civil Code, although the company law has been taken from the corporation law of Delaware in the USA.

    Highlights of Panama Companies:
  • Name and Currency flexibility
  • Bearer shares permitted
  • Confidentiality on shareholders information
  • Well developed professional infrastructure
  • Neutral tax jurisdiction
  • Regulated financial services industry
  • Expedite redomiciliation services
  • None exchange controls

A Panama Private Interest Foundation is a smart, flexible and affordable vehicle for estate planning. The Foundation is a juridical person created by the filing of the Foundation Charter at the Public Registry. The main objective of the Foundation is to hold and manage assets and properties as established by the Founder in favor of the Beneficiaries by way of private regulations.

    Foundations are commonly used for:
  • Administration of assets
  • Private investments
  • Holding vehicle of assets or properties
  • Shareholding participations
  • Succession planning
  • Business preservation
  • Minimization of inheritance taxes
  • Recurring payments to individuals in this or future generations for subsistence, education, training, clothing and other relief
  • Substitute for prenuptial agreements

There are many benefits to using a Panama Private Interest Foundation, such as a straightforward and quick set up process, appointment of Beneficiaries by private document, legal separation of the assets from the Founder, and flexibility to make amendments to the Foundation throughout time. Overseas Management Company can assist you to take full advantage of this flexible and user friendly juridical entity.

FIN.CONTROL is able to provide assistance with a wide range of other jurisdictions such as Barbados, Bermuda, Cyprus, Isle of Man, Marhsall Islands, New York, Samoa, and United Kingdom. If you would like more information about these jurisdictions please contact us at info@fincontrol.ee

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