Banks, multinationals and other companies frequently turn to offshore trusts for benefits such as confidentiality, stable governance, segregation of liabilities, financing structuring and tax neutrality. Harneys offers bespoke trust services for corporate clients including trust formation and administration, office and accounting services. Our expertise includes all types of trusts including VISTA and Share Trusts in the British Virgin Islands, and STAR Trusts in the Cayman Islands.
Harneys has acted as a leading expert in the development of Private Trust Company laws and regulations in the British Virgin Islands, in addition to our expertise in other offshore jurisdictions.
Our corporate trust services include:
- establishing all forms of trusts from simple to complex structures and offshore companies;
- acting as trustee, executor, trust administrator, protector, enforcer, nominee or escrow agent;
- incorporating underlying offshore companies to be held under the Trust;
- administering trusts and companies;
- maintaining trustee statutory records;
- providing accounting services;
- assisting with asset protection, tax/ financial planning and succession planning;
- providing nominee shareholder services.