In order to protect financial assets from risks of various natures, including political and commercial, as well as to eliminate claims for capital by family members, offshore trusts and funds are organized.
With the help of them, you can ensure that business transactions are protected from infringement of profits by your family.
Features of the distribution of income within the trust
Trusts are an organization of property, the proceeds from which are distributed in favor of a special person (beneficiary). It is also managed by a manager. The owner of the trust is obliged to cooperate with the manager who designs the transactions. That will bring the highest possible profit. It is clear that the manager receives a certain percentage from it for his work.
Any property can act as such a model of property, incomes from which are distributed in favor of another person. The only exception is that it is prohibited to use under the guise of trust property, the legislative basis of the state.
The owner of the trust can transfer his own property throughout his life or declare such a transfer after his death. In this case, the manager:
Under special conditions, the rights of the manager are transferred to another person.
Features of offshore funds in Cyprus
The Foundation is owned by a legal entity to whom ownership rights have been transferred from another entity. In order to found a foundation, a special council must be created to govern its work. A guarantor is also needed who takes action to safeguard the assets.
In the fund, its owner is represented by special advice – such a structure retains all the benefits of the trust, but receives benefits in the form of income from commercial activities.
The main differences between trusts and foundations in Cyprus
Despite the apparent similarities, trusts and foundations differ significantly:
Registration of a trust and a holding in Cyprus
With the help of the holding, financial flows are organized and redirected. As a result subsidiaries are organized, which are located in various parts of the world. Holdings help solve income generation issues and choose the best taxation system.
To register a holding in Cyprus, you should:
For a trust agreement, you need to draw up an agreement between the two parties:
The specialists of Eternity Law International will provide you with expert advice on the acquisition of an offshore trust, a European trust, opening a bank account for a trust, as well as further support of the activities of your trust at any stage of work.
If you have any questions or need advice on registering or buying a trust, call us at the numbers listed on the website, or fill out and send us the form located at the bottom of the page.