IBCF News & Articles

GDPR: A Beginner’s Guide

Posted April 5, 2018

By now, you will probably have heard through the news, the industry or your service providers about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), at least if you work with European clients or vendors. This news is likely to have elicited a number of responses, from “Pardon?” to “Ready to Go!” The…

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Doing Business in the USA: Important Considerations for US Non-Residents

Posted March 13, 2018

US non-residents form companies in the United States for a variety of objectives; some companies operate within the US, while others operate entirely outside. For example, many web-based companies are formed in the US even though their owners have no tangible connection to the US other than the registration of…

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Benefits of Doing Business in Gibraltar

Posted March 13, 2018

Forming a company in Gibraltar is relatively simple and has quite a few advantages compared to other EU jurisdictions. In Gibraltar there are two types of companies: resident and non-resident. Gibraltar resident companies, that is, companies physically trading within Gibraltar, are only obligated to pay 10% corporation tax on their profits. “Non-resident”…

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Please note that due to this week’s Car

Posted February 12, 2018

Please note that due to this week’s Carnaval celebrations, many government offices in Brasil will be closed or operating with limited staff. Delays can be expected except for some automated services (like certain electronic certificates). Please reach out to us with questions.

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News From the Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board

Posted February 5, 2018

The Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board (Badan Koordinasi Penanaman Modal – BKPM) enacted new legislation, BKPM Reg 13/2017, which came into effect on 2 January 2018. Highlighted below are various important changes to the legislation: Investors of certain lines of business must obtain an investment registration if they want to start business.

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Updates to Nevis Corporate Legislation for 2018

Posted February 5, 2018

As of 1 January 2018, Nevis’s foundational corporate legislation was revamped, with existing legislation replaced by The Nevis Business Corporation Ordinance 2017 and The Nevis Limited Liability Company Ordinance 2017. The changes should further enhance Nevis’s corporate reputation as well as improve the ease of doing business in the Caribbean…

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France: A New Approach to Doing Business in the EU

Posted January 12, 2018

Although many entrepreneurs have been put off by doing business in France (in large part due to its bureaucratic reputation), the recent leaps and bounds the country has made in promoting start-ups has made “la belle France” even more attractive to entrepreneurs looking for a new home. France is also one of the…

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BVI: New Limited Partnership Act and Updated Registry Fees

Posted January 4, 2018

The BVI Government confirmed that fees charged to BVI Business Companies by the Registry of Corporate Affairs have increased as of January 1, 2018. The incorporation fee for a standard company increases from $350 to $450. The same fee for a company authorized to issue more than 50,000 shares has been…

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Updates to US State Legislation, January 2018

Posted January 4, 2018

Happy New Year! Quite a few US states have passed new legislation that went into effect on January 1, 2018. Below please find a summary of the major legislation. Delaware Effective January 1, 2018, the Delaware Franchise Tax Delinquency Fee will be increased to $200. Minnesota Beginning on January 1,…

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2017 International Holiday Closings, by Jurisdiction (updated)

Posted December 6, 2017

Most international registries will close for at least part of year-end and early January. In fact, some registries will be closed from mid-December through the first week of January! This makes year-end corporate documental retrieval and international lien searches a particular challenge. We encourage our clients to place orders as…

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