Changes in UK Investor Visas

The changes in system of granting special UK visas to high net worth individuals are expected in February 2014. At the present time any individual can be granted an Investor Visa (or a Tier 1 Visa) by investing £1m in the UK or showing the evidence of possession of a personal net worth of £2m…

BVI Given Top Tier Rank By Financial Stability Board

Financial Stability Board (FSB) has recently ranked BVI as a top tier financial jurisdiction. It has been stated in the FSB’s annual assessment that the BVI has demonstrated “sufficiently strong adherence” to internationally agreed information exchange and cooperation standards in the various areas like banking supervision, insurance supervision and securities regulation.

Additions to Hong Kong Tax Treaties

After the presentation by Legislative Council, that took place on 9th of October 2013, Hong Kong will conclude tax treaties with Italy, Guernsey and Qatar. They will be in effect as soon as all the details are agreed upon.