Whether you are looking to establish a charitable foundation in your organization or family’s name, or you need a succession planning vehicle for private or family purposes, BBS Trust International Limited can deliver a flexible and creative solution to meet your needs.
A Labuan Foundation is a legal entity which shares the characteristics of both a company and a trust. A Foundation is essentially an asset holding structure and such assets may include shares of companies which are actively engaged in trading or investing activities.
You can establish a Labuan Foundation for private wealth management or charitable purposes:
A Labuan Foundation is usually established by the Founder to hold assets with the objective of managing these assets for the benefit of a class of persons on a contractual basis. It is deemed a separate legal entity from its managers (i.e. its officers and council) and is typically used for private wealth management or charitable purposes.
Labuan Foundations are governed by Labuan Foundations Act 2010:
All aspects of Labuan Foundations are governed by the Labuan Foundations Act 2010. Islamic Foundations are provided for in Labuan and are required to ensure its aims and operations comply with Shariah principles.
A Labuan Foundation is essentially an investment holding vehicle, conducts only investment holding activities. Such activities are defined in Section 2 of the Labuan Business Activity Tax Act 1990. Section 9 of the same Act further provides that all Labuan Non Trading Companies are not subjected to tax.
The introduction of Labuan Foundations Act 2010 represented a significant effort to further diversify the structures offered in Labuan International Business and Financial Centre to global investors. This would enable investors from civil law countries to enjoy the benefits offered in Labuan International Business and Financial Centre by using foundations as a viable alternative to Trust.
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