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Trusts and Foundations

One-to-One advisory session with a specialist consultant for your secure and tax-effective wealth protection requirements.

Initial Consultation

1 hr

TOTAL: $200

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Starting Business offers a complete range of trust services and practical solutions for high-net-worth individuals and their families and organizations across the globe. We guide our clients every step of the way starting from the selection of a jurisdiction to the administration of your trust or foundation:

  • Advice and guidance on the selection of a jurisdiction for your prospective trust or foundation.
  • Consulting on application requirements and formation procedures.
  • Consideration of your specific circumstances and needs.
  • Provision of Trustee or Protector (if required).
  • Completing your application and drafting of all required documents.
  • Setting up your trust or foundation and issuance of a full set of trust or foundation documents.

Starting Business offers a high-level introduction to the most popular jurisdictions where we practice trust and foundation formation:

Trust Jurisdictions

  • Belize
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Cyprus
  • Gibraltar
  • Malta
  • Mauritius
  • Panama
  • Seychelles

Foundation Jurisdictions:

  • Belize
  • Liechtenstein
  • Panama

The following documents are normally required for the Settlor, Founder, Council Members and the Beneficiaries of the Trust or Foundation:

  • Personal Questionnaire or Application Form (as the case may be)
  • Notarized copy of valid passport. The passport must be signed and the signature must match the signature in the application form. The photograph must be clear and of good quality.
  • Confirmation of residential address in the form of a recent utility bill (gas, electricity, water or landline telephone bill, mobile phone bills not accepted) or a bank account or credit card statement. A document should clearly state your name and current residential address (PO Box not accepted) and must be less than 3 months old at the date of application.
  • Bank reference letter which can be requested from the bank where you hold your personal account. The reference letter should be less than 3 months old at the date of application and confirm that the bank-client relationship has been maintained for more than 2 years and to satisfaction of the bank.

Starting Business operates a one-stop-shop business model and offers a wide range of additional services and legal support:

  • Provision of Trustee services.
  • Provision of Protector of the Foundation.
  • Legal advice on local corporate, tax and commercial law.
  • Administration, bookkeeping and accounting services.
  • Preparation of financial statements.
  • Bank account opening services.
  • Company formation in various international jurisdictions