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~ This time and money saving resource lets you focus on doing business rather than tracking down information ~International Corporate Procedures,
available as either a print or online subscription, is a country-by-country encyclopaedia of business regulations in over 55 jurisdictions, including all the major industrial, financial and offshore centres worldwide. It draws together the factual and procedural information necessary to make informed decisions about foreign forms of business enterprise.
Before any decision can be made to open an overseas office, set up a cross border joint venture or acquire businesses overseas, companies and their advisers must have a firm grasp of the structure of business regulation in the target territory. Yet finding up-to-date and reliable information of this kind can involve a great deal of time, effort and money, especially if you do not have an office or agent in the territory. All of this effort may be wasted if the legal and taxation regime is found to be wholly unsuitable, International Corporate Procedures
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The perfect resource for:
- Corporate lawyers
- Finance lawyers
- Compliance departments
- Company secretarial departments
- Business Advisers - offshore jurisdictions
International Corporate Procedures provides directly comparable information in a standardised format set out country by country covering over 55 jurisdictions
- Detailed information on how to form a company including the timescales, costs and documentation required. In addition specific rules relating to partnerships, branches and joint ventures are covered for each jurisdiction.
- Key company law points on liabilities of directors, D&O insurance, local shareholding requirements, classes of shares permitted, rules for shareholder meetings, registration of charges, liabilities for subsidiary debts, fees for permits and licences, rules on borrowing and charging of assets and M&A controls.
- The different types of entities including partnerships, branches and joint ventures
- Sets out the accounting obligations in relation to record keeping and frequency of reporting. It examines model forms of accounts relevant to that jurisdiction highlighting in particular contents of the balance sheet and profit and loss account, additional disclosures, directors’ reports and the auditor’s report.
- Sets out the tax position in each country includes corporate tax rates, offsetting losses, tax rate on dividends, taxation of groups, double taxation arrangements and incentive schemes.
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demonstrating a small sample of the sort of information you can easily compare across jurisdictions.Benefits of the service include:
- Updated six times a year by practitioners with commercial experience from their own country, it is like having a direct line to a corporate procedures expert in each jurisdiction.
- Each jurisdiction is structured according to a strict template, allowing you to compare them side by side.
- Saves you simply hours of research time or potential fees for a specialist consultant.
"No other single work sets about presenting in such a clear and concise manner such information on so many countries"International Business LawyerView the leaflet
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Each country's entry has a uniform logical structure, allowing easy comparison of business regime across jurisdictions:
- PART I General
Outlines the structure of the professions, the types of business vehicle available and the principal legislation underlying corporate regulation.
- PART II Formation
Sets out incorporation procedures for all available business vehicles, together with explanations of their duties and liabilities.
- PART III Taxation and Accounting
Explains the corporate taxation regime applicable to each form of business venture and the relevant accounting conventions and filing requirements.
- PART IV Information
Detailed information available to the public on private enterprises and public companies, including relevant company and IP registries.
"No other single work sets about presenting in such a clear and concise manner such information on so many countries"International Business Lawyer
General EditorNigel Banerjee, LLB, Visiting Lecturer, The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London
EditorsSteen Rosenfalck, ebl miller rosenfalck, London, UK
Peter Xuereb, Professor of European and Comparative Law, University of Malta
Information EditorsChristopher Murphy, Managing Director, Ravensbourne Research Ltd
Dorothy Smith, Information Consultant
General Editor EmeritusProfessor Leonard S Sealy, Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge, UK
Karoline Aas, Advokatfirma DLA Piper Norway DA, Oslo
Ahmed Abdullah, Ernst & Young, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Claude Aemisegger, Homburger, Zurich
Stefano Amato, Cannizzo, Ortiz y Asociados SC, Mexico
Paul Amirault, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Appleby Global, Canon's Court, Hamilton, Bermuda
Azim & Associates, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Lene Bårli, Advokatfirma DLA Piper Norway DA, Oslo
John Balouziyeh, Wael Abdulrahman Alissa in association with Dentons
Andrew Begg, Andrew Begg & Co, St Helier, Jersey
David A Bennett, Gillespie Macandrew WS LLP, Edinburgh, Scotland
Bård Braathen, Advokatfirma DLA Piper Norway DA, Oslo
Marie-Francoise Brechignac, Baker & McKenzie SCP, Paris, France
Joshua J Bugay, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Delaware, USA
Jonathan Burns, Wael Abdulrahman Alissa in association with Dentons
Steven Callens, Loyens & Loeff, Brussels, Belgium
Colin Calvert, Carey Olsen, St Peter Port, Guernsey
Turgut Cankorel, Chadbourne & Parke Danışmanlık Hizmetleri Avukatlık Ortaklığı, Istanbul, Turkey
Carlo Cannizzo, Cannizzo, Ortiz y Asociados SC, Mexico
Peter Čavojský, Managing Partner, CLS Čavojský & Partners, sro, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Leo Chan, Sino-Bridge Consulting, Hong Kong
James Chen,T N Soong & Co, Taipei, Taiwan
Judy Collis, Practice Group Head, Corporate and Commercial, Canon’s Court, Hamilton, Bermuda
Robert G Copeland, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLP, USA
Bernardo M Cremades, B Cremades y Asociados, Madrid, Spain
David Crosland, Carey Olsen, St Peter Port, Guernsey
Steven J Daniels, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Delaware, USA
Stefaan Deckmyn, Loyens & Loeff, Brussels, Belgium
Chrysses Demetriades, Chrysses Demetriades & Co Law Office, Limassol, Cyprus
Dentons & Co, Oman Branch
Kevin Duarte, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Gibraltar
Alexandros Economou, Chrysses Demetriades & Co LLC, Limassol, Cyprus
Paul Egan, Mason Hayes & Curran, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Achilleas Emilianou, Chrysses Demetriades & Co Law Office, Limassol, Cyprus
Ernst & Young Tax Consultants Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Luisa S Fernandez-Guina, Quisumbing Torres, Manila, Philippines
Chris Georghiades, Chrysses Demetriades & Co Law Office, Limassol, Cyprus
Rosemary S Goodier, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Delaware, USA
Kim Goss, Bowman Gilfillan Inc, Sandton, South Africa
Max Gross, SKC Steuerkompetenzcenter AG, Triesen, Liechtenstein
Jan Grozdanovič LLB, JGA Legal–Jan Grozdanovič, advokát, Prague, Czech Republic
Robert Guest, Abacus Financial Services Limited, Gibraltar
Dr Max Gutbrod, Partner, Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited, Moscow, Russia
Michaela Hadjihambi, Chrysses Demetriades & Co LLC, Limassol, Cyprus
Abhishek Hans, India Law Offices, New Delhi, India
Fadi Hassoun, Bin Shaib & Associates, Abu Dhabi
Clinton Hempel, Carey Olsen, British Virgin Islands
Amgad Husein, Wael Abdulrahman Alissa in association with Dentons
Luis Miguel Hincapie, Morgan & Morgan, Panama City, Panama
Ueli Huber, Dr iur Eveline Saupper (Certified Tax Consultant), Zurich, Switzerland
IB Grant Thornton Consulting sro, Prague, Czech Republic
Joe Kafrouni, Kafrouni Lawyers, Brisbane, Australia
Gautam Khurana, India Law Offices, New Delhi, India
Jae-Hoo Kim, Saedong Accounting Corporation,Seoul, South Korea
Jakub Kováčik, CLS Čavojský & Partners, sro, Slovak Republic
Siegbert Lampert, Lampert & Partner, Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Keun Byung Lee, Bae Kim & Lee, Seoul, SouthKorea
Andreas Lelekis, Chrysses Demetriades & Co Law Office, Limassol, Cyprus
Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law, Taipei, Taiwan
Tiago Ferreira de Lemos, PLEN – Sociedade de Advogados RL,Lisbon, Portugal
Tan Choon Leng, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP, Singapore
Bo Lindqvist, Baker & McKenzie Advokatbyrå KB, Stockholm, Sweden
Pearl T Liu, Quisumbing Torres, Manila, Philippines
Andrew Lucas, Norton Rose (Thailand) Ltd, Bangkok, Thailand
Christoph Mager, DLA Piper Weiss-Tessbach Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna, Austria
Ayşe Yüksel Mahfoud, Chadbourne & Parke Danışmanlık Hizmetleri Avukatlık Ortaklığı, Istanbul, Turkey
Michael Mahtani, Abacus Financial Services Limited, Gibraltar
David Matkins, Bourner Bullock, London
Constantinos Mavrellis, Chrysses Demetriades & Co Law Office, Limassol, Cyprus
Viraj Mehta, Bourner Bullock, London
Cameron McCullough, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Jaiyos Co, Ltd, Bangkok, Thailand
José Eliseu Mendes, PLEN – Sociedade de Advogados RL, Lisbon, Portugal
Kristian Menez, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Gibraltar
James A Mercer III, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLP, USA
Mills Oakley Lawyers, Melbourne, Australia
Nobutaka Misawa, Certified Public Accountant, Tokyo Kyodo Accounting Office, Japan
Christoph Morck, Advokatfirma DLA Piper Norway DA, Oslo
Ole Christian Muggerud, Advokatfirma DLA Piper Norway DA, Oslo
Belén Nadal, B Cremades y Asociados, Madrid, Spain
Danny Nguyen, VB Law, Vietnam
Ryuichi Nozaki, Atsumi & Sakai Europe Ltd, London, UK
Junko Ogushi, Atsumi & Sakai, Tokyo, Japan
Yong S Oh, Bae Kim & Lee, Seoul, South Korea
Richard Omwela, Hamilton Harrison & Mathews, Nairobi, Kenya
Dean Oppenhuis, Bell Gully, Wellington, New Zealand
Banu Özyalçın, Avukatlık Ortaklığı, Istanbul, Turkey
Aine Panter, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Gibraltar
Helen Papaconstantinou, Law Offices Papaconstantinou, Athens, Greece
Brian B J Park, Saedong Accounting Corporation, Seoul, South Korea
Suzy Park, DLA Piper Weiss-Tessbach Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna, Austria
Graham Parrott, Fitzroy Tax Services Ltd, St Peter Port, Guernsey
László Pásztor, PMX Consulting Group Kft, Budapest, Hungary
Josephine Pen, T N Soong & Co, Taipei, Taiwan
Patrick Pilcher, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Gibraltar
Nuno de Deus Pinheiro, PLEN – Sociedade de Advogados RL, Lisbon, Portugal
Aravind Ramanna, Quantum Law BV, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Matthew Richardson, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLP, USA
Nicholas Richardson, Richardson & Wspόlnicy, Poland
Steen Rosenfalck, ebl miller rosenfalck, London, UK
Jesper Rothe, Partner, Philip & Partners, Copenhagen, Denmark
RSM Bird Cameron, Melbourne, Australia
Ricardo Quibrera Saldaña, ECOVIS Quibrera Saldaña, Mexico City, Mexico
André Scholz, RSP International LLC, Moscow, Russia
Çağdaş Selvi, Şahbaz Avukatlık Ortaklığı, Istanbul, Turkey
Asim J Sheikh, Ernst & Young, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
CM Skye, Ramsey, Isle of Man
Christopher Smith, Gillespie Macandrew WS LLP, Edinburgh, Scotland
Darika Soponawat, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Jaiyos Co, Ltd, Bangkok, Thailand
David A Springsteen, WithumSmith+Browne, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
Souza, Cescon, Barrieu & Flesch Advogados, São Paulo, Brazil
Carl Svernlöv, Baker & McKenzie Advokatbyrå KB, Stockholm, Sweden
Mazen Talih, Bin Shabib & Associates, Abu Dhabi
Michele Tamburini, Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP, Milan, Italy and Università degli Studi di Milano
John Tentes, HLB Hellas SA, Halandri, Greece
Marco Thorbauer, DLA Piper Weiss-Tessbach Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna, Austria
April N Turner, McKinney Bancroft & Hughes, Nassau, Bahamas
Dick W S van Onzenoort, BDO Accountants & Advisers, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Daniel Varro, DLA Piper Weiss-Tessbach Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna, Austria
Anand Verma, India Law Offices, New Delhi, India
Noel C Webb, Legal Chambers Cayman Ltd, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Gavin A White, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, New York, USA
Graham J Wilson, Wilson Associates, Luxembourg
Hans-Jörg Wittman, ADVISES, Düsseldorf, Germany
Peter G Xuereb, Head, Department of European & Comparative Law, University of Malta, Legal Consultant, Malta
Simon Xuereb, Manager, Tax Services, KPMG, Malta
Ralph S Ybema, China Law & Tax Direct Limited, Hong Kong
- European Union
- Czech Republic
- Republic of Ireland
- Russian Federation
- Slovak Republic
- UK: England and Wales
- UK: Scotland
- USA: California
- USA: Delaware
- USA: New York
- USA: Federal
- People's Republic of China (PRC)
- Hong Kong
- South Korea
- British Virgin Islands
- Cayman Islands
- Isle of Man
- Netherlands Antilles
- Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
- United Arab Emirates
Release 86 of International Corporate Procedures
reviews eight jurisdictions.
The contents of this release include:
- British Virgin Islands by Clinton Hempel, Carey Olsen, British Virgin Islands: Parts I, II and IV.
- Cyprus by Michaela Hadjihambi, Chris Georghiades, Achilleas Emilianou, Constantinos Mavrellis, Chrysses Demetriades and Andreas Lelekis, Chrysses Demetriades & Co Law Office, Limassol, Cyprus: Parts I to IV.
- Mexico by Stefano Amato and Carlo Cannizzo, Cannizzo, Ortiz y Asociados, SC, Mexico: Parts I, II and IV.
- Spain by Bernardo M Cremades and Belén Nadal, B Cremades y Asociados, Madrid, Spain: Parts I to IV.
- Taiwan by James Chen, Jason Chou and Josephine Peng, Lee and Li, Attorneys-at-Law, Taipei, Taiwan: Parts I and IV.
- England and Wales by Steen Rosenfalck, ebl miller rosenfalck, UK: Bulletin and Parts I, II and IV.
- USA: Delaware by Steven J Daniels and Lisa P Ogust, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Delaware, USA: Parts I, II and IV.
- USA: Federal by David A Springsteen, Edward G O’Connell and Carl Stroh Jr, WithumSmith+Brown, New Jersey, USA: Parts I to IV.
The Publishers and the Editors are delighted to introduce three new contributors to International Corporate Procedures
, namely David A Springsteen, Edward G O’Connell and Carl Stroh Jr, all of WithumSmith+Brown, New Jersey, USA. WithumSmith+Brown has taken on the responsibility of updating all of the USA taxation and accounting material that is contained in the USA Federal section.
Release 86 states the law as at 1 December 2015, except where otherwise indicated.
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