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Overview of Hong Kong and Singapore Holding Companies

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Fabian Knopf, Senior Associate, Business Development, Dezan Shira & Associates

Wednesday, 19 December 2012; 2:00pm-3:00pm; Theater D (Building D auditorium); (Delivered in ENGLISH) 

Pre-registeration is *not* required to attend this event.
 

Program

While a variety of locations are excellent for holding company establishment in terms of tax and administrative efficiency, due to geographical proximity, a majority of SMEs choose Hong Kong holding companies for their China investments. But for investors looking to invest in China “and beyond,” Singapore is looking increasingly appealing as a holding company destination. In this presentation, we take a closer look at the benefits of both Hong Kong and Singapore holding companies, how to establish and maintain a company in each of these jurisdictions, and the relevant double tax agreements. Including:
  • The Benefits of Holding Companies for Foreign Investment
  • Establishing and Maintaining Hong Kong and Singapore Companies
  • A Look at Double Tax Agreements



Biography

Since joining Dezan Shira & Associates in 2010, Fabian has been advising clients in the Yangtze River Delta with a special focus on Jiangsu in matters of foreign investment, particularly legal and tax structures as well as accounting and HR in China. For the firm, he has served in the Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou and most recently the Shenzhen office.

Fabian received his undergraduate education in international business management at the Hochschule Furtwangen University Business School in Germany and Northwest University in China .

Fabian oversees China Briefing magazine's German edition and online articles and regularly contributes to the English-language publications of Asia Briefing. He also regularly travels to Germany to meet partners and clients as well as speak on doing business in China.