Asia Focus

Asia Focus – July 2019

  • Singapore to launch new corporate structure for investment funds
  • Hong Kong grants first virtual banking licenses
  • Singapore crowned as world’s most competitive economy
  • China strengthen protections for trademark rights and trade secrets
  • When is a trust not a trust?
  • The benefits of outsourcing your payroll
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Asia Focus – April 2019

  • Singapore tightens regime for ‘accredited investors’
  • Hong Kong to introduce expanded profits tax exemption regime for funds
  • Singapore prospers as international pension plan platform
  • China cuts VAT rates for manufacturing and construction sectors
  • Singapore to close ‘not ordinarily resident’ tax status
  • Pig Style – Sovereign Art Foundation
  • Sovereign welcomes Caring Company status in HK
  • Escrow services now offered by Hong Kong office
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Asia Focus – February 2019

  • The benefits of pre-IPO trust planning
  • ‘Cloud Accounting’ is good for business
  • Singapore adjusts Start-Up Companies Tax Exemption scheme
  • Hong Kong introduces conceptual framework for virtual asset trading platform operators
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Asia Focus – August 2018

  • Will virtual banks become the preferred local banks for SMEs?
  • Life assurance policies for the ‘returning expat’ – Australia
  • Hong Kong brings two-tier profits tax into force
  • Why ‘Cloud Accounting’ is good for business
  • Sovereign Licensed as a Trust or Company Service Provider in Hong Kong
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Asia Focus – June 2018

  • Singapore Sole-Proprietorships – a simple start in business
  • IPO trusts – the importance of Hong Kong governing law
  • HK pension regulator targets Special Voluntary Contributions: Time to consider an ORSO?
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Asia Focus – April 2018

  • Singapore Trusts – secure and tax-efficient structures to protect global assets.
  • Sovereign Singapore moves to 6 Raffles Quay
  • Hong Kong’s new Register of Significant Controllers
  • The role of trusts in pre-IPO planning
  • Vietnam to cut corporate tax in bid to boost business
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Asia Focus – October 2017

  • Hong Kong’s chief executive announces new tax incentives
  • HK launches $256m fund, seeks partnerships from VC firms
  • Singapore the ‘Top Expat Destination’ for third year in a row
  • We may live to 100 but how can we afford it?
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance for your business
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Asia Focus – August 2017

  • Opening a business bank account in Hong Kong – maximising your chances of success.
  • What is my best option for opening a bank account in Hong Kong?
  • Singapore is best city to work in a start-up
  • Hong Kong top Asian city for ultra high net worth individuals
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