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Going or Gone Regional? Structuring Your Business Expansion via Labuan IBFC (Johor)
Each year, hundreds of entrepreneurial and growing Malaysian companies consider regional or international expansion as a pivot to their growth strategy. In fact, as your domestic businesses reach maturity, ambitions for regional or international expansion are only natural. The real question is, how can this expansion be achieved in the most cost effective and lucrative manner?
In order to fully benefit from this change in business trajectory, it might be useful to fully equip yourself and your management team with the intricacies of cross-border corporate structuring and tax planning.

Come join us to find out how Labuan IBFC, is a natural choice for Malaysian companies looking to expand beyond our shores, and how we can assist in achieving your regional aims.
    Shanker Iyer is the Founder and Chairman of Iyer Practice Advisers, a specialist advisory firm with offices in Singapore and Hong Kong. He has been working in Singapore as a Chartered Accountant for almost 30 years. He is currently the Chairman of the International Fiscal Association (Singapore Branch) and the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce's (SICC) Tax Policy Committee. He is the immediate past president of SICC.

    Prior to these appointments, Mr Iyer served as President of both the European and British Chambers of Commerce in Singapore. He was also previously a member of the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore Taxpayer Feedback Panel, and a Partner of the major UK accounting firm Moores Rowland for over 10 years.

    In January 2002, Mr Iyer was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) by the Queen of England for his services to British commercial interests in Singapore.

    With extensive experience spanning almost four decades, My Iyer has built an expertise in advising privately-held businesses and high-net-worth individuals on a wide range of international tax and trust matters. He has also contributed several articles to business and financial magazines and is a regular speaker at tax conferences and courses held in different countries.

    Mr Iyer qualified as a Chartered Accountant in London in 1973.
    David Chong is President of the Portcullis Group. He is qualified as a Barrister-at-Law, Lincoln's Inn; Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore, Malaysia and Brunei; Barrister & Solicitor, British Virgin Islands; Barrister & Solicitor, Australian Capital Territory and Victoria, Australia; and Solicitor, New South Wales and Queensland, Australia.

    David served as the Founding President of Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP) Singapore Branch and was the Founding President of the Singapore Fund Administrators Association (SFAA). He is the President of the Singapore Trustees Association (STA).
    Dr Irina Francken has been trained as a scientist in physics and mathematics for many years in Moscow where she has obtained her PhD. 
    In 1993 she started a new phase in her study and business in the Netherlands. 

    She has been actively involved in the IN Fiduciary Services' business since 1994. In 2012 
    Dr Francken obtained the Diploma in International Trust Management from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

    She provides advice to business on regulatory requirements, internal policies and formulation solutions to support ongoing business activities and expansion.

    Since 1998, Irina has been a director and partner of the IN Fiduciary Services Group offering fiduciary services and creating/managing international structures for both individuals and companies. 

    In addition to her fiduciary services for the last 5 years Irina has developed her expertise in the area of philanthropy; she provides consultancy and management services to individuals, corporate and non-profit organisations in order to create effective philanthropy projects.

    Dr Francken is a full member of STEP, a registered professional trustee with the NZ Trustee Association and allied member of Singapore Trustee Association. She is a member of the steering committee of Philanthropy Advisors Special Interest Group at STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, London). She also is a member of the Fundraising Institute New Zealand (FINZ) specialising in assisting her clients in making the right and most effective charitable donations.
Date :
17-Nov-2016 (Thu)

Time :
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM 

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Johor Bahru
Junior Ballroom 2, 
Menara Landmark, 12 Jalan Ngee Heng,
80000 Johor Bahru
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