Investment Projects

VCC Registration In Ireland
If you are planning to start investing in Ireland, then the information from our blog post may be useful for you. This article provides expert explanations of some of the key aspects of
Switzerland: Fundraising
Raising funds by way of CIS in the Confederation of Switzerland is mainly regulated by CISA, FINMA-CISO (product wise) & the recently adopted FinSA (service wise). Because the country isn't an EU member,
Switzerland: NRF
Creating an open-ended NRF in Switzerland is possible as:  FCP; SICAV.  Establishing a closed-end NRF in Switzerland is possible as:  SICAF;
Switzerland: PEF & Fundraising
Those planning to set up a PEF in Switzerland should keep in mind that the recently revised CISA contains the following list of potential qualified investors: financial mediators;
Argentina: FDI
One of the most popular forms of FDI in the Republic of Argentina is purchasing shares of an Argentinian company. Transactions involving simultaneous & delayed signing/completion are also possible. That normally depends on
Mexico: PEF Regulation
In recent years, Mexico has been experiencing a solid growth due to its integration with and dependence on the US markets. Its efforts to enforce patent and intellectual property laws are advanced compared
Austria: AIF Regulation
Unlike 2018 & 2019, the number of applications for AIF registration in the Republic of Austria somewhat decreased in 2020. However, the country’s FDI sector is developing at a fast rate & it’s
Portugal: Pooled Funds Regulation
Good asset management is essential to ensure a link between investors looking for a profitable investment and the financial needs of the real economy. If a fund has shown a stable high return
South Africa: Pooled Funds Regulation
By establishing a non-profit fund in South Africa one gets a favourable tax regime. Actually, it is almost completely tax free, excluding VAT. Thus, such a structure turns into a separate supplier for
South Korea: Regulation of PEF
Adopted back in 2004, UIT regulations were meant to be an adaptation of the Law on Indirect Investment Asset Management Business. Five years later, the FSCMA was drafted whose sole purpose was to
Motivations For Using SPV in Abu Dhabi
For those interested in registering a company in the Emirates, this overview of the use of a Special purpose vehicle/entity (SPV or SPE) might come in handy. Use our tips on how you
Brazil: Crowdfunding & P2P Platforms
There’s been quite a few legislative initiatives aimed at improving regulation of crowdfunding & P2P platforms in Brazil recently. So, let’s take a closer look at the latest amendments in the regulatory framework
Project Finance Structuring
The vast majority of projects around the world are financed through loans. Sponsors can choose to finance the project abroad directly or indirectly. If they choose the direct path of financing, then funds
Project Finance: Key Documents in Transactions
Project finance is the financing of investment projects, in which the project itself is a way of servicing debt obligations. Lenders evaluate the investee in terms of profitability, which will ensure the repayment
Malta: Updated FDI Regulation
In the European Union in recent years, there has been a rapid increase in investment related to critical EU assets. Earlier last year, the EU adopted a new FDI valuation regime, which is
South Korea: PEF Regulatory Features
Direct investment is a risky investment in a company, while the main task of such a step is to support a profitable business idea with funds and provide investors with a high income.
Portugal: PEF Regulation
Purtuguese legislation doesn’t make any clear difference between venture & private equity capital; hence, one can use them interchangeably. If it isn’t specified otherwise, "private equity" can stand for operations involving equity &
Tackling Liquidity Problems: Private Funds
Those planning on establishing an open-end fund in Asia or the EU should be mindful of these three important criteria: the liquidity of such structures is periodic & depends on
Malaysia: FDI Regime
Acquiring shares of a Malaysian company requires obtaining a license. The sectors where getting a license is mandatory are: FSI; Islamic insurance; banking;
Japan: Fund Regulation
Establishing a PEF in Asia often takes the form of LPS (or a limited liability partnership). The establishment of an LLP in Japan is only possible after an agreement between its managers is
Switzerland: Funds
Entrepreneurs planning to establish a fund in Switzerland should keep in mind that the exclusive authority to regulate & oversee funds in this country rests with FINMA. They’ll be also required to ensure
Project Finance: Europe, Asia & America
Project finance (or PF) was, is & will likely be an extremely popular way of attracting funds for infrastructure projects in the EU. Public-Private Partnership (PPP) in France is widely used to finance
Luxembourg: Funds
By setting up an investment fund in Luxembourg, its founders can obtain EU citizenship, Tht, in turn, means that funds (& their managers) may be purchased by investors in the EEA under a
Project Finance: Key Participants
Project company - a limited liability organization, partnership or JV. Those seeking to register a project company in a foreign jurisdiction should keep in mind that such a structure will in
Luxembourg: Direct Investment Regulation
Luxembourg is Europe's largest center of attraction for investment funds, whose total assets exceed 3 trillion euros.  It is the 2nd largest investment fund center in the world after the U.S.  Over
Saudi Arabia: PEF Regulation
Fund regulation in Saudi Arabia has a number of features that are crucial to consider before starting a business in this jurisdiction. In our blog post, we will provide a brief overview of
Pooled Funds in Hong Kong
Investors seeking to establish a pooled fund in HKSAR have two options: creating unit trusts (requires concluding a trust agreement); establishing a VCC in HKSAR.
New Rules For PEF in Hong Kong
In the investment environment, the Special Administrative Region of China is usually called Asian Switzerland. However, Covid-19 has made its own adjustments and threatens to lose this prestigious status. To remedy the situation,
France: Traditional Funds
The basic rules governing the activities of traditional funds in France are contained in: Monetary & Financial Codes; General provisions on monetary funds; Funds’
FDI in France
Some foreign investments in the French economy require getting prior approval from the France’s Economic Ministry (a process referred to as FDI regulation in France). In 2020, the MEF announced the launching of
FDI: Changes in Singapore
If you have decided to register an investment company in Singapore, you have chosen the right time to do so. The country's authorities have directed all economic efforts to attract FDI and create
Hong Kong: FDI Regulation and Licensing
The Special Administrative Region of China has long and firmly occupied the position of one of the largest capital markets in the world. HK is also a leading center for direct investment, ranking
Japan: Direct PEF Regulation
Today's blog post will be relevant to those planning to establish direct PEF in Asia and have chosen Japan as a jurisdiction for their business. Legal and regulatory framework
Ireland: Pooled Funds
Established specifically for the purpose of putting depositors’ money in assets, a pooled fund in Ireland (PFs) can be set up as a UCITS; an AIF for
Austria: Direct PEF
This blog post will take a look at some of the details of the direct PEF establishment in Austria, and their regulation. Direct investment involves investing directly in real assets or gaining control over a...
Luxembourg: PEF Regulation
Getting a PEF license in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is primarily required for: a RAIF. a SICAR; a SIF. There aren't any particular rules or regulations regulating establishment of a SOPARFI in the Grand...
Indonesia: Protection of Foreign Investment
If you are planning to start investing in Indonesia, we recommend reading today's material. It should be noted at once that legal protection of foreign investors in Indonesia is quite inconsistent, and sometimes unpredictable. In...
About Foreign Investment in Japan In Brief
This post will be useful for entrepreneurs who want to invest in Japanese business. It is common knowledge that FDI not only enhance business opportunities for investors but also provide many benefits for host countries....
Cyprus: Changes to the Investment Program
The Cyprus Investment Program (CIP) is a profitable and economical way to obtain EU citizenship and the fastest way to obtain Cypriot citizenship. One of the key features of this program is its investment policy,...
Europe: Covid-19 and FDI Regulation
Due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, foreign direct investment (FDI) volumes will decline significantly, even if the global economy begins to recover in the second half of the year. This is stated in...