A Comprehensive Guide to the Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (QFII) program
China is the world’s largest exporter and one of the world’s largest economies. With access to a huge market, both in real and financial terms, foreign investors can gradually enter at a pace and scale determined by Chinese regulators. One of these opportunities is China’s Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (QFII) program, launched in 2002 to allow foreign institutional investors direct access to share trading on Chinese exchanges using renminbi (RMB).
Changing US tax laws require changing wealth management strategies
A new US tax reform has been specifically addressed by the White House, and other US Senators have also introduced legislation that would affect the wealthy and highest earners in the United States. In light of these proposals, those who could be affected by them should be prepared to plan ahead by learning about the benefits of EU trusts and Hybrid trusts registered in Hungary.
What can be more heavenly than an offshore tax haven?
Usually, when a domestic tax situation becomes too overbearing, many high net worth individuals (HNWIs) would consider safeguarding their wealth and assets somewhere more amenable to their needs. Traditionally, this alternative location might take the form of an offshore tax haven, such as the British Isle of Jersey, or the British Virgin Islands. However, a proliferating global transparency regime has made it increasingly difficult to adopt these means in a more confidential manner, with greater regulatory enforcement including the Register of Beneficial Ownership (RBO), the Common Reporting Standard (CRS), and the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).