What is the single most important advantage that the Cayman Islands provides for Chinese clients?

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Attorney in George Town, Cayman Islands

Gary Smith

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Attorney in George Town , Cayman Islands

  • Attorney in George Town , Cayman Islands

  • Free initial consultation, Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Partner at firm Loeb Smith

Attorney in George Town , Cayman Islands

Free initial consultation, Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Cayman
Islands corporate structures allows Chinese clients to maximise the flexibility and
other benefits of

utilizing such structures in international finance transactions
and/or investments: the ability to structure

group businesses with a holding
company to maximise investment and tax efficiency, effect IPOs, merge or

consolidate with another Cayman company or a company from another jurisdiction
that permits mergers or

consolidations with a foreign entity, to effect
de-listings, and take-private transactions, and generally

achieve efficient tax
structuring of businesses; to incorporate with name
written in Chinese characters;

incorporation within one business day of documents
being filed; no requirement for directors to be resident

in the Cayman Islands; maximum
confidentiality – with no requirement to publicly file register of

shareholders
or accounting information; no taxes on distributions or on capital gain; no
withholding taxes

on dividend or other distribution; no gift, estate or
inheritance taxes; no foreign exchange restrictions.

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