>There is no universal way of establishing an offshore entity -
< >each business situation needs the individual configuration
< >of an offshore company. If properly organized,
< >Gibraltar offshore company allows to improve business efficiency, to get
< >substantial tax benefits, to reduce costs and maintain confidentiality.
< >BVI legislation is modern and very flexible, there are more benefits
< >than requirements, this has made it the base for IBC formation legislation
< >in many Caribbean jurisdictions. They consider it to be the ideal model
< >for establishing an international financial centre
< >and attracting the world offshore community.
< >Seychelles IBC's are incorporated under the
< >International Business Companies Act 1994, which enables for
< >the formation of offshore companies
< >with minimal compliance requirements and high confidentiality standards.
< >For offshore company registration in Seychelles, only one director
< >and one shareholder are required; each of them can be either physical person
< >or corporate entity. Their details do not appear in the public records.
< >Information about beneficial owners, directors and shareholders
< >is kept confidential, not becoming the part of public record.
< >For maintaining owner's confidentiality, nominee services are also available.
< >Seychelles Special License Company is a new entity regulated by the
< >Companies (Special Licenses) Act 2003, with the status of a low-tax company
< >and using all the benefits of double tax avoidance treaties
< that are not accessible for Seychelles IBC's.