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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Disruption to offshore lending: BasisPoint conference – Thursday 22nd September

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Drying up of bank lending for overseas investors has seen the market respond with the development of innovative financing solutions. 

The BasisPoint inaugural conference on non-bank financing will establish an industry-wide network to discuss the financing problems faced by developers, property marketers and agents in managing settlement pipelines.

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Speakers include a representative from the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB), a guest lawyer from Beijing and a range of leading advisors on how investors can enhance their returns from private lending and what developers need to do to best position their projects for this new source of funding.

Deal Matching

In addition to the afternoon conference and networking drinks, the event will also feature a deal matching* process for introducing developers with projects to fund to non-bank groups with money to lend.

If you are interested in participating in the deal matching contact BasisPoint General Manager, CT Johnson on

Event Details
Date:      Thursday 22nd September 2016
Time:      1.50 pm to 7.30 pm
Venue:   Grand Ballroom, Westin Hotel, Sydney

Cost:       $600 plus GST or $450 before 8th September

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About Basis Point

Basispoint-david chinBasis Point, founded by David Chin, provides business intelligence and networking opportunities for participants in the investment & financial markets in Australia & Asia, through a combination of bespoke intelligence reports, directories and targeted networking events

With China’s disruption’ as a major supplier of capital in global markets, and as a major trading partner with Australia, the three areas of focus are:

  • Significant Investor Visa (SIV) investments and China’s HNW private investments in Australia
  • The growing Australia-China property, agri and tourism development opportunities
  • Funds and private capital sources including hedge funds, SMSFs, boutique funds, VC funds, proprietary trading /derivatives and Family Offices, especially with an Australia-China and Australia-Asia connections.

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*Note participation in the matching process is free for qualified lenders, while borrowers will be charged a fee for any monies lent or invested into their projects.

Exporting our film capabilities to China

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China’s Palace Museum

Culture is an integral part of any community and China is no different. One of the ways this can be expressed is through  films.

Movie going is expanding rapidly in China with the rise of middle-class incomes. Currently, there at 30,000 screens in China vs 39,000 in the US with 15 being built every day, included in most shopping complexes. A trip to the cinema is an annual event in China vs four times a year in the US, so there is enormous market potential. Continue reading Exporting our film capabilities to China

DELEGATION: Attend the worlds largest business expo in Xiamen China – 7th to 11th September

ABF_CIFIT banner-currentFor those looking to do business in Asia, the China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CIFIT) held annually in Xiamen, is an ideal event to experience the vibrancy of this rapidly evolving marketplace and make relevant connections to accelerate your business plans in the Asian Century.

This is the fifth year the Australian Business Forum (ABF) Australia China Business Week (ACBW) series is travelling to China. I was fortunate to be part of the 2014 mission with Think Global and event sponsor NAB, travelling to the entrepreneurial city of Guangzhou and the financial capital of China, Shanghai. Continue reading DELEGATION: Attend the worlds largest business expo in Xiamen China – 7th to 11th September

INVITATION: Career journeys across the generations – Monday 15th August at 5.30 pm

Generation ahead signDiversity is not just about gender, culture and ability, it’s also appreciating experiences and perspectives across the generations. This unique event hosted by the Rugby Business Network provides an insight into the careers of a father and daughter, united by a love of sport.
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Continue reading INVITATION: Career journeys across the generations – Monday 15th August at 5.30 pm