Corporates looking to move or set up
headquarters in the continent need a jurisdiction of substance.
Here are their best options
For those in the US, last year's wave of attempted corporate
inversions may seem like a distant memory. The Treasury's
decision to close the legislative loophole used by local
companies to redomicile has stopped what some feared could be a
|Where in Europe has the most
attractive onshore holding company regime?
Yet on the other side of the Atlantic, its legacy has lived
on. The prospect of iconic American names setting up
headquarters in Europe has prompted the market to compare the
attractiveness of different countries' holding company (holdco)
regimes. At the same time, the global regulatory crackdown on
bank secrecy and offshore centres has changed the rules of the
game. Jurisdictions that lack transparency are becoming few and
far between. Companies need a location where they...