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The International Business Structuring Association (IBSA) is the worldwide community for practitioners dealing with international business structuring and regulatory compliance. The association enables international business advisors to access and exchange knowledge, develop professional relationships and discover new business opportunities.

Members of the IBSA are drawn from a wide range of practice, providing advice and services to businesses with footprints in multiple jurisdictions. Members have access to a range of events and resources including Conferences, Webinars, the Knowledge bank and activity programmes led by local Branches in their country.

By becoming a member of the IBSA, you will have access to industry thought leaders around the world and opportunities develop long lasting business relationships. The IBSA is a not for profit association formed for the benefit of its members around the world. Follow us on Twitter @TheIBSA

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  • Relationship Status and Related Legal Rights

    by Lucy Greenwood

    As stated in a recent online article for a national newspaper ‘Statistics show that two thirds of cohabiting couples in England believe that they have automatic rights or the same rights as married couples/couples in a Civil Partnership, simply by virtue of the fact they live together. ’ ‘The Office for National Statistics holds that there are 3.3 million cohabiting couples in the UK at present and this number is set to rise to 6 million by 2032. ’ Unlike some other parts of the world, it is simply not true that cohabitees in England (whatever the duration of their cohabitation and regardless of whether they have children) acquire or have the same rights (for themselves) as married/civil partnership couples.


    by IBSA Editorial

    On 1 February 2018, the International Business Structuring Association (IBSA) held a panel discussion on the current and future uses of blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings (“ICOs”), hosted at the offices of global law firm Squire Patton Boggs (UK) LLP.

  • Changes to Dutch dividend withholding tax as of 1 January 2018

    by Cees Greeven

    Following a reform as per 1 January 2018 of Dutch tax law, dividend withholding tax (DWT) should now also be charged on profit distributions by holding cooperatives, but it also favorably extends an existing DWT exemption for qualifying recipients.

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