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The International Business Structuring Association (IBSA) is the worldwide community for practitioners dealing with international business structuring and regulatory compliance. The association enables international business advisors to access and exchange knowledge, develop professional relationships and discover new business opportunities.

Members of the IBSA are drawn from a wide range of practice, providing advice and services to businesses with footprints in multiple jurisdictions. Members have access to a range of events and resources including Conferences, Webinars, the Knowledge bank and activity programmes led by local Branches in their country.

By becoming a member of the IBSA, you will have access to industry thought leaders around the world and opportunities develop long lasting business relationships. The IBSA is a not for profit association formed for the benefit of its members around the world. Follow us on Twitter @TheIBSA

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  • The view from Shanghai: What does China make of Brexit?

    by Sam Critchley

    Amidst the fallout of the United Kingdoms’ referendum vote to leave the European Union, the immediate reaction in China was undeniably one of general pessimism. Both in the state media and throughout the general public’s social media response, the overriding opinion was that the decision was ill-judged and that the impact would be problematic for the economy. A closer inspection of the issues posed reveals a more nuanced situation, however, while there are also a number of reasons to be optimistic about future relations between China and the UK.

  • Cyprus double tax treaty agreement with Bahrain enforced

    by Charles Savva

    On the 9th of March 2015, in Manama- Bahrain, an agreement for the avoidance of double taxation was signed between the Republic of Cyprus and the Kingdom of Bahrain, subsequently the tax treaty was entered into force on 26 April 2016. The main objective of the agreement is to develop a stronger economic and trade relationship between the two countries.

  • OECD’s proposals for Comprehensive Global Reforms and Implementation BEPS measures is well underway

    by Charles Savva

    Action 15 of the Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) calling for the development of a multilateral instrument to modify bilateral tax treaties and for the implementation of measures was approved by the Committee of Fiscal Affairs and has been endorsed by G20 leaders, concluding that it was not only feasible but desirable and that further negotiations for the instrument should be assembled quickly.

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