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Corporate Services — a bankruptcy remote structure to facilitate a loan to an investment fund with US assets

The client, a fund manager required a bankruptcy remote structure to facilitate the conclusion of a loan facility. The collateral assets were US based held by a Cayman fund. The lender required the assets to be held in a bankruptcy remote structure to facilitate clean title in the event of default and independent control to enforce this.

Corporate Services and Tax Structuring — the acquisition of French real estate

A Dubai resident wished to purchase a commercial property in France and was looking for a tax efficient way to hold the property.

Fund services — setting up a fund with minimal cost for a start-up

A capital introducer was looking for a way to market an institutional fund to include sufficient margin to pay their distribution network.

Fund services — facilitating the pooling of individually funded trading transactions

A capital introducer was looking for a way to market an institutional fund and pay fees to his distribution network.

Trust services — structuring a client's affairs to avail themselves of the United Kingdom's non domiciliary status

A French national moving to the United Kingdom wished to minimize their tax exposure on certain non UK investments and also benefit from certain double tax treaties.

Pension structuring — structuring a multi-jurisdictional pension with tax advantages

A client with a large expatriate workforce across Africa, Latin America and Asia wished to provide their staff with a pension arrangement that was transportable and tax efficient should they move to Europe or USA.

Pension administration — outsourcing pension administration

A Hong Kong trustee wished to outsource the administration of an occupational retirement scheme to a pension administrator with experience in administering qualifying pensions under Hong Kong's double tax agreements.

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