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How to Maximise Offshore Assignments

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This white paper has been prepared in conjunction with specialist tax advisers for internationally mobile executives.

The objective is to provide a broad understanding of the impact of different jurisdictions on personal wealth including the family home, investment and retirement funds.

With increased savings ability and smart strategies, expats who have access to the right advice will be able to make the most financially of their offshore assignments.

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SIV Update: 1,075 visas granted under SIV1

Quarterly graph of new SIV applications - Expat Advisors Community
*Quarterly graph of new SIV applications

When changes to the Significant Investor Visa (SIV) investment framework were announced earlier in the year, there was a flurry of applications before the 24th April deadline. More than 300 visas have been granted, an increase of 43%, under SIV1 since the last official update to March 2015.

Update to SIV1

The total number of visas granted under SIV1 stands at 1,075 to 31 October, 2015. Victoria has attracted 60% of the applications which is a testament to the state governments marketing of the program on the ground in China. Continue reading SIV Update: 1,075 visas granted under SIV1

The ship hasn’t even docked – we’re just seeing the tenders

Engaging Asia - Boyd Peters - Expat Advisors Community
Boyd Peters has been visiting China since 1984 when as a teenager he went to Beijing and swam against their national swim team. He honeymooned there in 1993 and has been back regularly since. He now works in the Australia-China space having just hosted a workshop on listing companies on the ASX for a delegation of Chinese investors who recently came to Australia.

The small boat used for transporting people and supplies to and from shore or another ship is called a tender. The word is fitting because tender also means to make an offer, a bid or proposal, and that’s what these visits are.

Many people are afraid that they are late to the China party, or have “missed the boat” for business opportunities with China. However they have nothing to worry about – the ship hasn’t even docked yet. We’re just seeing the vanguard.

So get in, set yourself up, work hard, and if you are talented and capable you will find success and build a very good business. Continue reading The ship hasn’t even docked – we’re just seeing the tenders

Boyd Peters, Managing Director, Investment Company Services

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At Investment Company Services (ICS) we take a company from an idea to listing on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX). We manage every component of an initial public offering (IPO) from start to finish, including finding potential shareholders. This includes raising capital, listing on a recognised stock exchange and generating shareholder value. Continue reading Boyd Peters, Managing Director, Investment Company Services