Alpadis Group appoints Ken Vui Chau as Managing Director for Labuan

Alpadis Group announces the appointment of Ken Vui Chau as Managing Director of the company’s Labuan office, effective immediately Mr Chau joined Alpadis Group in 2017 as Head of Finance for the Labuan office. Over the past three years he has taken on a range of responsibilities, from managing the daily operations of the office […]

Setting up a business in Malaysia

Malaysia is an open and diverse economy that enjoyed an average growth of 5.4% between 2010 and 2020. 40% of jobs in Malaysia are linked to export activities and the country comes an impressive 12th place in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings. For businesses looking to establish themselves in Malaysia, there are […]

Interview in The Edge Malaysia: Protecting your estate during a crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live and work. It has also caused many people to write or review their own wills and conduct Estate Planning. Alpadis Group’s Moritz Gubler speaks with The Edge Malaysia on how to protect your wealth during a pandemic. More information can be found here.

Economic Substance requirements included in Labuan tax returns

Companies in Labuan will be required to file their corporate tax returns by October 28, 2020 (extended from end of May due to the COVID-19 pandemic). Note: this article has been updated on August 20, 2020 Within the tax forms will be additional declarations that confirm whether or not the company is adhering to Economic […]

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.

Doing business in Malaysia

Malaysia is one of the region’s fastest-growing, most dynamic economies and attracts leading companies who come to the country to tap its growing Middle Class and use it as a base for further expansion into Asia. Companies in Malaysia are governed by the Companies Act 2016 (CA 2016) and its legal and accounting practices originate […]