Labuan Foundations and Family Offices

Labuan Foundations provide a high degree of flexibility and legal protection for wealthy individuals As the East has developed it has seen a boom in the number of wealthy individuals emerge from all over the region. The number of High Nett Worth Individuals (HNWIs) from Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and other Asian nations has increased significantly […]

Why set up a Labuan Foundation?

Labuan Foundations provide flexibility and legal protection for both corporations and wealthy individuals Labuan Foundations are corporate bodies that exist as legal entities, set up to manage their own property for any lawful charitable or non-charitable purpose. There also exists Labuan Islamic foundations, whose operations must be in compliance with Shariah principles. Labuan Foundations are […]

Alpadis Group bolsters Swiss team and opens branch in Neuchâtel

Alpadis Group hires Michel Frutiger and Jacques Oguey as Senior Trust Officers Alpadis Group today announces the opening of its branch in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, and the hiring of Michel Frutiger and Jacques Oguey who will provide trust and company administration as well as Family Office services from Alpadis Group’s new office. “Both Michel and Jacques […]

A conversation on Family Offices in Asia with Dominik Heer

Dominik Heer is the COO of Alpadis Group, based in Singapore. An expert on Family Offices, Dominik works with the Alpadis Group Singapore and regional teams to advise family offices around the region and beyond, offering expert counsel on how to structure their office, tax incentives, fund administration, succession planning, relocation and more. Here, Dominik […]

A conversation on family governance with Ewald J. Scherrer

Ewald J. Scherrer is the Managing Director of Alpadis Group in Switzerland. He heads up the Group’s office in Zurich where he runs the wealth planning and family office services With a lengthy career in tax and estate planning, family governance as well as fiduciary and trust advisory, Ewald has a deep understanding of the […]

15 questions with… Robert Payne

Robert is the Associate Director at Alpadis Group’s Hong Kong office. Robert’s main roles are to provide trust services including due diligence, trust structure set-up and management and liaison with intermediaries.

Labuan emerging as destination of choice for Licensed Fund Managers

Following recent economic substance requirements for companies in other offshore jurisdictions, Labuan’s more welcoming regulatory environment and tax regime is beginning to attract attention amongst fund managers. Since the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) recommendations to the G20 on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS), more and more jurisdictions are starting to impose […]

Wealth planning – start the conversation now

Global growth over the past few decades has generated a record amount of wealth in many parts of the world. Global growth over the past few decades has generated a record amount of wealth in many parts of the world. Asia is home to 48,245 ultra-high net worth individuals (as of 2018), according to Knight […]

International Planning

International Planning protects your wealth across multiple jurisdictions, helps save for retirement, allows for international investment and avoids unnecessary liabilities among other benefits. To find out more, please download our factsheet here.