France Becomes First European Country to Approve Regulations for Crypto Giant

French Crypto Exchange

By Shannon Power, 26th May 2022 Crypto regulation in France took a big step in early May 2022 when crypto giant, Binance, was granted Digital Asset Service Provider (DASP) registration. The registration allows Binance to operate its cryptocurrency exchange in France. This establishes France as the first major European country to give regulatory approval to Read more…

How to Come Up with a New Business Idea: Identifying Consumer Needs

small business idea

By Shannon Power, 29th March 2022 The journey each entrepreneur takes to come up with a new business idea is a unique experience for every individual. A new and great idea can come from anywhere, sometimes it may take the intense analysis of market trends and consumer needs whilst others simply come from complete serendipity. Read more…

EU Directive to end the misuse of Shell Companies

misuse of Shell Companies

By Caitlyn Buchanan, 24.02.2022 It is known that there are many shell corporations set up in foreign countries which exist only to shield their owners from local tax liabilities. On 22nd December 2021, the European Commission presented a key initiative to fight against the misuse of EU Shell Entities for improper tax purposes. The ‘Unshell Read more…

Tax Benefits of a UK Holding Company

UK Company

By Shona Hastings, 16.12.2021 What is a Holding Company? A holding company is also known as a parent company whose primary business is holding a controlling interest in the securities of a subsidiary company or companies. A holding company doesn’t typically produce goods, services, or trade itself as its main purpose is to hold assets, Read more…

New EU Vat Rules & How to Establish a Drop Shipping Company

EU VAT Rules

By Shona Hastings, 24.11.2021 Foreign investors are increasingly looking to European countries as a gateway to access and sell in the European market. Many are turning to drop shipping as a viable option to operate an eCommerce business and increase their reach and target consumers in various parts of the world. New EU VAT rules Read more…

International Business Companies (Amendment) Act 2021 and the Benefits of Incorporating a Company in Seychelles

incorporating a company in seychelles

By Shona Hastings, 19.10.2021 Seychelles gained its independence in 1976 and is now officially known as the Republic of Seychelles. The economy in Seychelles has steadily grown over the years solidifying its reputation as a major financial hub within Africa. The Republic of Seychelles has become a popular and attractive location for offshore incorporation. Following Read more…

Five Cost Effective Countries for Doing Business in Europe

Doing Business in Europe

By Shona Hastings, 24.09.2021 Deciding on the best country in Europe to start a business can be a complex task. From market research to the costs and requirements involved, there is a lot to learn before you commit to taking the leap. European countries offer many different advantages in terms of corporate law, business environment, Read more…

Sweden Becomes the European Equivalent to Silicon Valley

Sweden tech companies

By Shona Hastings, 23.08.2021 Entrepreneurship is growing rapidly helping Sweden to become a hotspot for tech start-ups. Sweden has earned recognition as the European equivalent to the Silicon Valley. Home to some of the biggest global brands, Sweden tech companies include Spotify, Klarna & Ericson. According to the World Bank’s Doing Business Report for 2020, Sweden Read more…