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PCL26487Seaward provides expertise in the following areas:

International Tax Planning
  • Corporate Taxes;
  • Withholding Taxes;
  • Capital gains Taxes;
  • Capital and Transfer Taxes;
  • Transfer Pricing Issues;
  • Double Tax Treaty Issues;
  • EU Directives and Tax Planning;
  • Trusts and Tax Planning.

For more information on the Cyprus Tax Regime click here

Company Formation
  • Company incorporation and registration in Cyprus;
  • Multi-jurisdictional company set-ups;
  • Creation of corporate structures involving Cyprus and other jurisdictions.

For more information on Cyprus legal entities please click here

Corporate Management and Administration

Seaward provides the following fiduciary services:

  • Nominee Shareholders;
  • Corporate Directors;
  • Corporate Secretary;
  • Registered Address;
  • Corporate Management and Administration;
  • Book-keeping and Accounting.

Book-keeping and Accounting

  • Financial Accounting;
  • Payment of taxes;
  • Preparing Temporary Tax Assessments;
  • Preparing payrolls;
  • Co-operation with Audit Firms;
  • Operation and control of bank accounts.

Substantial Substance

Seaward offers substantial Substance Solutions to international clients setting up Cyprus structures. In this respect, Seaward offers:

  • Management Services;
  • Office Rental;
  • Employee Services;
  • Dedicated phone and Fax line;
  • Corporate Website Set-up.
Re-domiciliation

Seaward assists in the re-domiciliation of European, and non-European, companies to Cyprus.

International Trusts

Seaward sets-up and administers various types of trust structures. For more information on Cyprus Trusts please click here

Shipping

Shipping activities include:

  • Ship Owning;
  • Ship Management;
  • Ship Financing.

Other Jurisdictions

In addition to Cyprus based companies, Seaward also sets-up entities in the following jurisdictions:

  • Belize;
  • British Virgin Islands;
  • Delaware;
  • Mauritius;
  • Panama;
  • Seychelles.

Energy Consultancy

Seaward offers advice regarding legal, financial and government policy issues relating to energy matters in Cyprus. Seaward provides services such as:

  • General advise on legal issues relating to license application for hydrocarbon prospecting, exploration, and/or exploitation in Cyprus;
  • Management of bids for the award of hydrocarbon prospecting, exploration, and/or exploitation license in Cyprus;
  • Drafting, reviewing and executing legal documents relating to hydrocarbon prospecting, exploration and/or exploitation in Cyprus;
  • Communicating and negotiating with the Cypriot authorities on hydrocarbon related matters, such as product-sharing agreements and licensing applications;
  • Incorporation, administration, and tax structuring of energy ventures including joint-ventures, partnerships, and limited liability companies.

Seaward offers advice regarding legal, financial and government policy issues relating to energy matters in Cyprus. Seaward provides services such as:

  • General advise on legal issues relating to license application for hydrocarbon prospecting, exploration, and/or exploitation in Cyprus;
  • Management of bids for the award of hydrocarbon prospecting, exploration, and/or exploitation license in Cyprus;
  • Drafting, reviewing and executing legal documents relating to hydrocarbon prospecting, exploration and/or exploitation in Cyprus;
  • Communicating and negotiating with the Cypriot authorities on hydrocarbon related matters, such as product-sharing agreements and licensing applications;
  • Incorporation, administration, and tax structuring of energy ventures including joint-ventures, partnerships, and limited liability companies.

Due-diligence and Compliance Services

  • Assisting in complying with Cypriot and international anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing legislation;
  • Know-Your-Client record keeping and maintenance of client files as required under local law;
  • Liaising with banks and other financial institutions (local and international);
  • Assisting with FATCA and CRS related matters, and communicating with local and international financial institutions.

Financial Services

Seaward assist clients in various legal and regulatory matters relating to investment firms, fund managers, as well as collective and private investment structures (Alternative Investment Funds, AIFs, and Undertaking for Collective Investments in Transferable Securities, UCITS) licenced by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission.

Citizenship by Investment

Seaward assists individuals who wish to apply for Cypriot Citizenship via Cyprus’ Neutralization by Investment Scheme. Our professionals will help with identifying suitable investment projects for this purpose, as well as provide the following services:

  • Acting as the applicant’s representative;
  • Vetting and preparation of application and supporting documentation;
  • Submission of the application;
  • Assisting with bank account opening;
  • Assisting the applicant in finding suitable residential property;
  • Assisting in the payment of government fees in connection with the application;
  • Liaising with the government authorities throughout the evaluation process.

Seaward offers advice regarding legal, financial and government policy issues relating to energy matters in Cyprus. In particular, Seaward provides services such as:

 

  • General advise on legal issues relating to license application for hydrocarbon prospecting, exploration, and/or exploitation in Cyprus;

 

  • Management of bids for the award of hydrocarbon prospecting, exploration, and/or exploitation license in Cyprus;

 

  • Drafting, reviewing and executing legal documents relating to hydrocarbon prospecting, exploration and/or exploitation in Cyprus;

 

  • Communicating and negotiating with the Cypriot authorities on hydrocarbon related matters, such as product-sharing agreements and licensing applications;

 

  • Incorporation, administration, and tax structuring of energy ventures including joint-ventures, partnerships, and limited liability companies.