Offshore investment is the process of investing your money in a jurisdiction outside your residence country. Offshore investment is a
commonly accepted means to reduce the levied taxes in many countries to small and mid-sized enterprises. ASAS Law firm operates as the legal
representative for a large number of Offshore companies in Egypt, Slovenia, Bosnia, India, Germany, South America, Dubai, and many other countries.
ASAS professional lawyers help international investors to find the suitable jurisdiction for their business regarding the levied taxes, employments,
business registrations, Visa, and all legal procedures pertaining to starting your business in the offshore country. We have legal representatives all over the world in Asia,
Africa, Europe, and the Americas. Contact our Lawyers to start offshoring now.
What are the benefits of starting an Offshore business?
Throughout our long career assisting businessmen with offshore investments, ASAS has listed some of the major benefits for offshore investment.
These benefits includes, but not limited to:
Offshore investors enjoy the privacy of starting a business in a whole new country with complete privacy.
Some countries facilitate the bureaucratic procedures pertaining to starting a business such as Dubai and Germany.
Difference in the currency exchange rate allows international investors to start an offshore business with low capital requirements such as Egypt and India.
The availability of a skilled workforce increases the opportunities for offshore business and outsourcing such as in Egypt and India.
Offshore investments protect your assets in the foreign jurisdiction in case of bankruptcy in the country of residence.
The law tax rates are the major reason for business offshoring to escape from the enormous amount of taxes levied in the country of origin such as the United States,
which taxation system imposes great burden both on the federal and state level taxes.
The reduced administration and operational cost of offshore companies.
Governmental facilitation for international investors in the country of jurisdiction to attract more offshore money.
Invest in Slovenia
ASAS Guide to Slovenia investment opportunities
Now is the best time to start your investment in Slovenia. Most of the foreign investors are attracted by the strategic location of Slovenia in the heart of the European continent.
ASAS law firm has helped many businessmen to find investment opportunities in Slovenia and benefit from the enormous advantages granted by the government of Slovenia for foreign
investors. Gets your consultation about Offshore investing in Slovenia now.
Why Investing in Slovenia- ASAS Guide
There are plenty of reasons to choose Slovenia as your best investing destination in 2017. ASAS law firm collaborates with the leading legal firms
in Slovenia to provide our customers with sufficient knowledge to help them choose the best industries to offshore in Slovenia. Here are some of the
benefits for offshore investment in Slovenia:
The strategic location of Slovenia has made it abundant in natural resource such as mercury, Zinc, lignite coal, hydropower, lead and silver.
The Republic of Slovenia has a modern transportation system and ICT (Information and Communication technology) Infrastructure, a state of the art railways and
water network that provides reliable trade routes for investors and passengers.
Slovenia is characterized by its skilled labor in addition to the lower rates of salaries in comparison to the rest of countries in Europe.
Slovenia is a member of the European Union since 2004, which enabled it boost its economic development.
Slovenia recovered from the global financial crisis within just one year. Now, its economy has grown to 4.0% annual GDP growth each year.
The Slovenian market size is increasingly huge, with over that 2 million populations and the ability to easily market your products to the surrounding countries.
Slovenia offers a wide variety of investment opportunities for foreign investors including, but not limited to: electrical engineer, pharmaceutical, automotive industry,
chemical industry, life science and electronics.
The business service sector in Slovenia also provides huge opportunities for foreign investors.
The Tourism Sector in Slovenia is an unexplored sector with a lot of potential business opportunities for investors.
The government of Slovenia offers a tax reduction of %20 of overall tax for investments made in the research and development sector. This percentage may reach to %40 in some
other regions in Slovenia. Consult with one of ASAS Lawyers for more information.
The government of Slovenia offers a depreciation allowance over buildings and equipment.
The Slovenian Corporate tax rate is one of the lowest percentage in the area . In 2010, the corporate tax rate was set to %20 of the entire taxable entity.
Invest Slovenia Organization
The government of Slovenia has initiated the “Invest Slovenia Agency” to promote foreign investment in Slovenia. The main target of the organization is to provide
all essential information about investment opportunities and benefits in Slovenia. Our Slovenian partners are working together with invest Slovenia agency to provide
ASAS customers with the necessary information about foreign investments in Slovenia. Call ASAS Now to appoint your consultation
Invest in Bosnia & Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina is one of the best destinations for offshore investment opportunities. ASAS Law firm has recommended B&H for hundreds of our clients for the
great benefits granted to foreign investors in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Call our office to appoint a consultation meeting now.
The Foreign Investment promotion Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FIPA) ensures the following rights for foreign investors in Bosnia and Herzegovina:
All foreign investors from all nationalities enjoy the same rights and duties as the national resident of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Foreign Investors have the right to open bank accounts in any of the National Banks in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Offshore investors are granted the right to choose their employee without any obligations, even from foreign nationalities, as per the Bosnia and Herzegovina Immigration Law.
There is no limitation on the transfer of converted currency. You may transfer any amount of foreign currency to B & H freely without any delays.
Offshore investors have the right to own properties in Bosnia and Herzegovina and subjected to the same amount of taxation as B&H natives.
The most valuable rule about offshore investing in Bosnia & Herzegovina is that foreign investors are protected against requisitions, expropriation and nationalization.
Bosnia and Herzegovina Customs incentives
The imported equipment of offshore or foreign investors that are part of the share capital is completely exempted from importation taxation. ASAS law firm along with
its business partners in B&H have helped many of our offshore investors to be fully exempted from importation customs duties. However, the following rules apply:-
Only Gambling machines like slots and passenger vehicles are not exempted from B&H customs duties.
Proof of offshore business registration in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The imported equipment must not be more than 10 years of age and you must support the required documentation the proof the age of the imported equipment.
The imported equipment must be in compliance with the B&H environmental and employment protection standards.
Annual Tax Incentives of Offshore Corporation in B&H
The offshore investors in Bosnia and Herzegovina are entitled to the following benefits in regard to the foreign corporation income tax in B&H:
The foreign investor who invests in the production of equipment more than 50% of the total net profit in the current tax year shall be granted a reduction of the calculated
tax for 30% of the amount in the year of investment.
The offshore investor, who within 5 years, investments from its own funds, in the total amount of 10 million € shall be reduced of the calculated income tax for 50% of the amount
in the year of investment.
The taxpayer is entitled to a tax-deductible expense in the double amount of the gross salary paid to the newly employees if the following conditions apply:
The duration of the employment contract must be at least for a period of 12 months with full-time working hour.
The new employee was not employed with the taxpayer or a related person in the previous five years.
Invest in India
India has become a leading offshoring destination in the information technology industry along with a different variety of business opportunities. During the past five years,
ASAS law firm has assisted many investors from around the world offshoring their business in India to benefit from the huge advantages.
ASAS law firm recommends India Offshoring in the industry of call centers, customer support, online trading and of course the information technology industry.
Our partnership with the major legal companies in India has enabled us to provide our customers with the best solution for their businesses. Consult with one of our lawyers now to
know more about offshoring opportunities in India that suite your business.
The Advantages of offshore Development and Outsourcing in India:
The government of India is constantly liberating markets despite the succession of coalition government.
India offers huge trade opportunities through the incentives of investment such as the low import tariffs for certain products and the Special Economic Zone.
India is considered as a massive consumer market with more than 1 billion consumers and the number is growing every year.
Abundant source of highly qualified personnel, specially in the information technology industry.
With more than 1000 research institutions and 500 universities, India graduates 300.000 engineers every year.
Most of the Indian population is mastering the English Language.
India offers an impeccable framework for investor legal protection.
The time zone advantage of India in comparison to Europe and the United States has encouraged the Customer Support outsourcing and Offshoring telecommunication services all days
of the year.
The Information Technology Act (IT Acts 200) made India the top destinations for outsourcing industries pertaining to information technology and telecommunication.
The Indian government is constantly enhancing the telecommunication infrastructure of the country and provides 100% foreign equity.
Overview of the Indian Economy
India is among the world’s fastest growing economies, having recorded a decadal growth rate of 7.6 percent during FY05-FY14. It embarked on this high growth trajectory during the
tenth five year plan with a growth rate of more than 8 percent in FY04 and reached a peak of 9.6 percent in FY07. The growth in the eleventh five year plan also made several headlines
for being the highest ever five year plan in India. The Indian economy has witnessed momentum; as per the advanced estimates, GDP growth in FY15 is projected to be at 7.4 percent.
The GoI announced a series of initiatives and policies such as:
The ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ (Clean India campaign),
‘Make in India’, ‘Clean Ganga’ campaign,
‘Smart Cities’ project, and
‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana’ (Prime Minister’s People Money Scheme) among others to boost economic growth and investor sentiment in the country.
The economic policy reforms introduced by the government have increased everyone’s expectations, especially those of investors’, which can be gauged from the improvement in the
performance of Sensex, increasing FDI and FII inflows.
ASAS law firm can help investors to find the best offshoring and outsourcing opportunities in India that best suite your business. Consult with one of our lawyers now to know more
about offshore in India.
Invest in Dubai
If you are looking for offshore investment opportunities in Dubai then you are in the right place. ASAS law firm has created many investment opportunities in Dubai for hundreds of
customers over the last five years. Real Estate investment, tourism sector and recreation are some of the developing sectors in Dubai that ensure %100 return on investment.
Consult one of our ASAS Lawyers now.
Some of the benefits of investing in Dubai:
- The Economy of Dubai is constantly growing:
When you consider offshore investment, you must study closely the economy in which you are about to invest in. The economic stability of the destination country is a major factor
to consider offshore investments and business opportunities. In Dubai, The economy is constantly growing over the past 10 years and all the economic factors predict that it will
continue to grow for the next 10 years also at least. Unlike Abu Dhabi, Dubai has liberated its economy from its dependency over oil and petroleum industry. By 2015,
Dubai has already become one of teh biggest economies in the World. The real estate investment is now the major industry in Dubai.
- Dubai is a constantly growing Country:
People come to Dubai from everywhere in the world searching for better jobs and better life. It enables the Real Estate industry to thrive and flourish. ASAS law firm has helped
thousands of its clients to start their business in Dubai and the Real Estate industry won the biggest shares of these offshore investments. The ever growing population of the
city predicts a well established future for the Real Estate Sector, specially in a country that shows economic stability. Beside the real estate industry,
there is also a lot of business opportunities in conjunction with the growth in population such as restaurants, hotels, shopping centers …etc.
- The Development plan adopted by Sheikh Bin Rashid:
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum is constantly adopting and developing new strategies and technologies to make Dubai one of the smartest cities in the World.
The development plan of Dubai has make it a number one destination in Offshore investments, especially for investors from the Gulf Area, Europe, and the Americas.
- Security and Stability:
Dubai is considered as the most safe and secure country in the Gulf area. That is why people choose to live in Dubai more than any country in the United Arab Emirates.
Among the many benefits that Dubai enjoys, the security and stability offered by the government of Dubai has put Dubai in the top list of best destination for offshore investments.
No political disturbance and no discrimination, every nationality and every race can live and invest in Dubai without facing any troubles.
- UAE Visa for Dubai Property
Do you know that if you buy a property in Dubai it will entitles you for a special type of UAE visas , which is only issued for foreigners who own a property in UAE.
ASAS Law firm has help many clients to get a resident visa in Dubai by offshore investment in Dubai.
Invest in Germany
Germany is known as one of the strongest export- oriented economies. A lesser known fact is that foreign direct investments into Germany are substantially contributing to
the strength of the German economy too. ASAS law firm has created, along with our legal partners in Europe and Germany, various investment opportunities for many of our clients.
We have provided the legal consultation concerning the advantage and disadvantage of offshore investment in Germany and the top industries that developed progressively in Germany
during the past ten years.
ASAS Law firm can help you consider the benefits of starting up your company in Germany by establishing, incorporating and registering your business in Germany. Get you consultation now.
Benefits of Offshore Investment in Germany
ASAS has listed some of the major benefits for incorporating a business in Germany. These benefits include, but not limited to:
Germany adopted the advanced technology in its infrastructure, which will facilitate the integration in a wide variety of business sectors.
The labor force in Germany is highly educated and qualified with availability of technical labor.
Most of the German labor can speak and write the English language fluently, so the language barrier will not exist.
Germany is ranked as the third biggest importer and the biggest second importer among the countries of the European Union.
The German government’s deals with offshore corporations and foreign investors as national, with no discrimination.
Germany has the best taxation system and has signed double taxation treaty with more than 90 countries all over the world. Double taxation enables foreign investors to avoid paying
taxes in the country that they are investing in and their home country.
Offshore investors have the right to own real properties in Germany without the risk of being expropriated.
The German government attracts foreign investors through offering many benefits concerning taxation system. Foreign investors can own the majority of German company shareholders,
attractive tax deductions on annual revenue, financial loans when investing in certain sectors and finally foreign investors have the ability to invest in any sector including
Some of the major developing sectors in Germany includes consumer goods, tourism, telecommunication and educational institutions.
ASAS Law firm can help you to invest in Germany. Our lawyers will provide you with the latest economic statistics, market research and more information about the tax system.
Our economic experts in ASAS will help you to choose the best sector for you to invest in Germany. Call our office now to appoint a consultation meeting.
Invest in Egypt
Egypt encourages offshore investment and start up businesses in Egypt. The Latest Egyptian regulations ease the transition of your business into Egypt and doesn’t show bias
against foreign corporations that are based outside of Egypt. ASAS lawyers are Startup specialists that have helped hundreds of foreign investors to relocate their business into Egypt.
To start up an offshore business in Egypt is a quite straightforward process. The Egyptian law states that a foreign corporation or a non-Egyptian Citizen can operate a business in
Egypt through incorporating such as a Subsidiary, branch, international foreign corporation or a partnership. ASAS Law Firm can help foreign investors launch their business through
a wide variety of startup services such as corporate registration, rental office space, providing secretarial services, multilingual administrative, conference rooms and many other
services that we offer for our clients. Consult with one of our lawyers now.
Advantage of Offshore investment in Egypt
There are several advantages that you can benefit from through offshoring your business in Egypt. ASAS has listed some of the benefits that our customers have experienced when they
started their corporation in Egypt. These benefits include, but not limited to:-
Egypt has established a single building to centralize the startup paperwork in a single place. Foreign corporations and charters can submit their paperwork and get the approval on the spot.
As a result, it reduced the time and cost to start an offshore corporation in Egypt. There are many centralized buildings in the major cities in Egypt such as Cairo, Alexandria,
Giza and Assiut.
The 2007 Ministerial decree, Article 57, has reduced the minimum capital required for startup corporations to be 1000 L.E, instead of 50000 LE.
Reduced licenses and permits fee. In 2006, Egypt reduced the building permits from 1% to 0.2 % and introduced a new flat rate to register a property with the Real Estate Registry to
be 2000 L.E.
Best Industries for offshoring Investment in Egypt
The petrochemical industry including Oil and Gas exploration and production industry
Real Estate and Asset acquirement
Stock Market Exchange
These are some of the investment opportunities in Egypt that ASAS has provided for its clients over the last five years. There are variety of other sectors that are developed
rapidly in Egypt such as tourism and agriculture sector. ASAS lawyers are ready to help you choose the suitable business in Egypt and register your offshore corporation in a timely manner.
Call our office now to appoint a consultation meeting.